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See your Quiske rowing data on rowsandall.com

Friday’s release did not only contain the new “glue” functionality. There was also an upgrade of the site to work with the new CSV export functionality over at Quiske. What is Quiske? The Quiske Rowing Performance system consists of an Android app and a sensor pod. This system records in-stroke metrics, speed and acceleration data…

Polar OH1 – Do Arm Based Heart Rate Measurements Work for Rowing? (Updated!)

My old Wahoo Tickr died earlier this week.  I bought a new one just like it as a replacement, but while I was figuring that out, I saw a tweet from none other than Stephen Seiler showing heart rate data from a polar OH1 taken during a skierg session.  It looked good! I thought that…

Embedding Rowing Metrics in a Video

With the omnipresence of GoPro and other action cameras, taking a video of your rowing has never been easier. Combine this with rowing metrics from your phone app, SpeedCoach (with power measuring Empower Oarlock) or other unit and have the perfect system for analysing your technique post-row, or even for remote coaching. With video editing…

Saturday: 3x1000m/1000m – the rich experience of rowing with data

Today’s session was a 3x1000m/1000m, with the 1000m rowed as follows: 500m at 28spm, 500m at 30spm 30spm 500m at 30spm, 500m at 32spm Rowing in the single, and this being the first interval workout on the water of this season, I decided to reduce the prescribed stroke rates by two. My gear for this…

The Proof of the Pudding – a 6k head race test with power meter

So yesterday I had some theories about how you can use the metrics of a power measuring oarlock (the NK Empower Oarlock in this case) to find an optimum race strategy and keep an eye on technique during the race. This morning I tested some aspects of this theory. This is part of the philosophy…

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