Train Hard : RowPerfect Session

13 Feb


So, back on it and getting warmed up for next week’s testing.

Tonight’s piece was the 40 minute favourite!

10 minutes warm up at rate 18 followed by 6 sets of:

  • 2 minutes, rate 18, 5km split time + 20 seconds
  • 3 minutes, rate 26-28, 5km split time

So tonight I thought I’d go for it, and the aim was to see how low I could get my split in the 3 minutes.

I’m rather pleased to say I broke the 2 minute barrier, and was able to keep it there consistently!

My final split for the last 3 minutes was 1.58.9, although I went over the stroke rate slightly, but that’s the over-excitement of the final few strokes kicking in!

My leg managed to pull through the full 40 minutes, so I’m happy with that, however I still get the start of cramping in my glutes which is never pleasant. But fingers crossed I’ve now worked out how to push without triggering my adductors. I just need to focus on strengthening my glutes!

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