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Old 11-22-2006, 01:49 PM   #11
David M. Schroeck
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If you are looking for a sprint-like effort on the c2, set the fan at 1, it will require a quicker burst from the foot stretchers to keep the split down. I used to row at vent 10 all the time. Where my overall work-per-row increased, I was neglecting the benefits of a strong, quick catch at the begining of the stroke, i.e fast twitch, explosion muscle fibers. Try it for a 500m,it'll supurise you.
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Old 11-22-2006, 02:00 PM   #12
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I prefer Hawiian outrigger canoe paddle, but since it's getting a bit chilly these day I guess I'll have to settle for the C2.
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Old 11-22-2006, 02:53 PM   #13
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I did the other day's 3 rounds of 800 meters on the C2 with the fan at 3 and it was KILLER!!!
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Old 11-23-2006, 06:19 PM   #14
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Rowing for sure. I do a lot of running and ran track back in school. Still I find the C2 to be a lot more fun. Perhaps it's because you can instantly see how you are doing on the monitor. Also, I feel that the movement is a lot more fluid.
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Old 11-23-2006, 08:42 PM   #15
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in terms of functionality...

i love rowing, but i feel that sprinting would have many more applications in sports. learning how to run fast doesn't come easy to some and i'd say it's a more important skill than rowing.

p.s. good thread, frank!

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Old 11-24-2006, 01:57 PM   #16
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i would choose rowing just because i don't currently have a c2 rower and if i could get my hands on a rower the change would be good (and i hate the sub of sdhp's for not having one). of course i do like short sprint workouts but i am not much of a long distance runner because of my bodytype ( 6'1" ,bwt 240, and age 31) but it isn't bad once in a while especially if it is nice out and the scenery is right.
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Old 11-24-2006, 04:23 PM   #17
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Row or run...doesn't matter as long as you are doing it outside; both are great cardio. For me, long amounts of cardio on one machine is much too boring.I happen to be in Colorado and have the mountains in my back yard, so I choose to run.
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