IMG_20131111_202610[1]To try to keep myself below my strain quota for the day I tossed out my normal Friday core work and instead sandwiched a 20 minute rowing session in between a set of 20 pull ups and 50 push ups.

After finishing my rowing session I messed with the dial that controls the vent on the side of the Concept 2 fan body.  Every time I have rowed previously I have had that set to 10, assuming a higher number meant more difficulty.  However when I looked at the side of the fan I noticed if you slide the dial to 1 it covers up about 50% of the vent space.

I wondered if I had it backwards this entire time. maybe covering the vents makes it much harder and all along I have been pulling in EZ mode?  I slid the dial to 1, strapped in and pulled a few times.  Immediately I knew for once, I had it right the first time.  The resistance level was much lower at the lower vent setting.

Today’s Workout

5 minutes cardio/stretching

20 pull ups

20 minutes Concept 2 rower – 4307 meters covered

50 push ups