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Odds and ends

I am not making any announcements, but my friendly UPS delivery man dropped off a new book from Amazon so I can now begin some “research.” I’m looking forward to reading it and when I’m done I’ll post a review. 92 more words

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Slow motion wing paddle

A very good look at the wing stroke for kayakers.

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My new design of a kayaking ergometer made from a Nordic Track ski machine

I’ve completed my new, more compact design for the kayak ergometer.  I call this model “The Tortorich Model” because this one was specifically built for Vinnie Tortorich to train on. 140 more words

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James River Rundown practice run

If you would have told me a few years ago that I would paddle an ultra-marathon in a kayak I would have told you you were crazy. 303 more words

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#NBNW #NSNG

And so I begin.

The kids’ Spring Break is over and after returning home from out-of-town visiting family last week and after two weeks on the road, one of them out of the country, I had to mow my overgrown yard after work today and skipped the gym for a rest/recovery day.   481 more words

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Exercises for kayakers

A few of my favorite exercises…

Raised leg dumbbell flies:

Raised leg dumbbell pullover:

Reverse dumbbell fly:

Barbell back squat:

Close grip front lat pulldown: 12 more words

First real test of the new year

I got called out of the country on business this week and only managed to get in one workout in the hotel fitness center.

So today was a test to see if I could snap back into the groove of training, especially since I am still a little jetlagged and am fighting the remains of a head/chest cold I had over the holidays. 112 more words

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