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About stelph82

I am a rower who is a lot of a technology geek as well!

Rowe.rs workshop – why use biomechanics

An interesting post by the training platform site for rowers Rowe.rs where they describe a presentation made by guest speaker Connie Draper to talk about why to use biomechanics https://rowe.rs/why-use-biomechanics/ One of the main focuses in the article is the mention of measuring … Continue reading

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NK Empower wireless oarlock rowing power meter review

After announcing they were working on a power meter last year, NK have now released their empower oarlock onto the market bringing a power meter that promises to be accurate, easy to use and – most important of all – … Continue reading

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C2 static watts vs NK Empower Oarlock watts – A personal comparison

Just a short post on some findings using the Empower Oarlock – I am working on a review and I promise I will try and get it out as soon as possible! In testing the gate I had been wanting … Continue reading

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ErgIQ review – connecting your PM5 to your Garmin watch

ErgIQ is an app that has been developed to run in conectIQ – Garmin’s app development software – and let’s you connect your Garmin watch directly to your PM5 monitor to directly record data to your watch for uploading to … Continue reading

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Other sites using TRIMP for rowing

Adding on to the post yesterday on the StravistiX – Sander has updated his blog with a post talking about other sites that use TRIMP and comparing his data across a number of sites – worth a read! Over on … Continue reading

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StravistiX – A Strava plugin which can help with rowing

StravistiX is a chrome plugin for your Strava account that lets you track your workouts over time and gives you an idea how your fitness/fatigue is changing over time. How does it do that? Well it basically uses your recorded … Continue reading

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The 2016 rowingmusings Rowing Tech Xmas list

Well it’s the time of year for a Good wish list, so I thought I’d throw together a short list of some of the better gadgets out there for rowers just in case anyone needed a last minute idea for … Continue reading

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