Faster Masters Rowing Radio 29 January 2021

 In Faster Masters Rowing Radio

Marlene and Rebecca talk about
– Weight loss and diet quality
– Naming your erg and your boat

– Sculling Gear – everything you need after you’ve bought a single scull
– Rowing Directory – the place to find a rowing business selling what you need.

Timestamps to the show
06:00 This Past Week – what we’ve been doing to advance Masters Rowing.
Marlene has been at the Rowing Canada conference gaining a certification on coaching coastal rowing from Guin Batten.
Rebecca investigates introducing a new racing classification “New Masters” in New Zealand; and also explains how to get an eights group training together in your club.
15:00 Naming your erg – Have you named your rowing machine?
Marlene’s first van Deusen single scull was called Finse – the tallest mountain in Norway.
We discussed Sobakevich from Gogol’s novel, Dead Souls.
22:00 Weight loss and diet quality. Since Christmas how much weight have you lost?
Changing habits is key. What improves diet quality?
– less sugar
– less refined foods (is there a wholegrain version?; is there a fresh version?)
– made at home means fewer preservatives
– boost your vegetables, fruits and high quality proteins.
Your brain likes “crunch” texture
Are you really hungry? Change soda to selzer water (sparkling water) – try to eat your calories not drink them.
Good habits
– small plate
– chew
– portion control
Rebecca and Marlene both use My Fitness Pal app for logging what you eat.
The World’s Healthiest Foods book by George Mateljan
35:00 Plan your week – remove decisions from the moment by planning ahead.

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