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Wed & Thurs: Taper Triples

My long / hard workout on Tuesday was my last hard session before the HOCR.  Yesterday and Today, I implements a very short taper.  Not much need to do more because my prior training load was pretty light. 597 more words

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Four faves about Cambridge, Mass.

I spent four days in and around Kendall Square and here are my favorite experiences:

1.Walkability. I liked Cambridge because you can walk everywhere. We literally walked from Cambridge (Kendall Square) crossed the Longfellow Bridge in to Boston, bypassed the Massachusetts State House, crossed over into Boston Commons, and Boston Public Gardens, and walked countless blocks through Commonwealth Avenue Mall finally making our way to Kenmore Square, near Fenway Park. 210 more words

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Mechanics Monday

Weather:  Blustery, about 60F.

Plan:

  • repeat for roughly 60 minutes
    • 2′ square blade rowing
    • 2′ alternate square feathered
    • 2′ feathered
      • rate: 25-26
      • pace: ~2:15 or better…
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Sunday: 2 x 5.5K at race rate

Weather:  Cloudy, warm (mid 60s), light to moderate breeze from the SSW, 5-8 mph with gusts a bit higher.  This was a headwind going up river. 548 more words

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Back on the water

Sunday, September 17th

We hung out down on the cape until mid-afternoon and then headed home.  There was still no AC in the house.  But around 8pm, I settled in for a sweaty erg session.   773 more words

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Wilmington's Charles Rivers Announces Recipients Of 1st Annual 'Research Models in Drug Discovery' Award

WILMINGTON, MA — On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, James Foster, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. will present the first Charles River Research Models in Drug Discovery Award to Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel of the Prion Alliance. 416 more words

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