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Old 11-19-2006, 07:26 AM   #1
Frank Menendez
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If you had to pick either running or rowing, which would it be?
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Old 11-19-2006, 07:43 AM   #2
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depends on the mood
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Old 11-19-2006, 08:59 AM   #3
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at this point rowing.

it's raining every day and i don't much like those teadmill things.

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Old 11-19-2006, 09:28 AM   #4
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Row. I hate running... so boring.
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:37 AM   #5
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Run because I'm a runner...sprinter/jumper to be exact. Distance running as in anything above 2 miles is so boring if it's on a track. Running endless laps on a track suck. Get out on the streets and you can have endless fun. Because of my nature I find things to hurdle, gaps to long jump over, cyclists to race, etcetera, etecetera. You get one helluva leg workout if you run, jump, hurdle, and race for a few miles.

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Old 11-19-2006, 01:15 PM   #6
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Old 11-19-2006, 07:16 PM   #7
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I just got a C2 model C. So I would pick rowing especially after the 5k WOD.
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Old 11-19-2006, 08:46 PM   #8
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really, really depends.

running 3 miles on a treadmill = suck
running 3 miles on a trail = awesome

rowing 6k on a rower = suck (but not as much as a treadmill!)
rowing 6k in an 8-man shell with the rest of your team = spectacular
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Old 11-20-2006, 05:50 AM   #9
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I could never pick just one for every situation. I think rowers are more versatile, but subbing rowing for running in some CF WODs (I'm thinking of Helen) would seem to make them exponentially harder. If you are doing upper body work and then adding running to the mix, then your top half gets some rest, while the rower comes close to being a total body workout. I would have to say that it depends on the circumstances, but given the choice between a C2 and a treadmill I will take the C2.
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Old 11-20-2006, 02:46 PM   #10
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Row hands down. :-) I wouldn't really do distance on either to be quite honest. I usually row 500m on the hardest levels for time. If I run I sprint. I feel I get a much better work out rowing though.

Edit: No pun intended for the row hands down comment.

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