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I don't know what I'm doing but I know what I've done



  • Registered Users Posts: 12,571 ✭✭✭✭Dtp1979

    I’m assuming you’re not gonna test your 1rm squat next week?

  • Registered Users Posts: 17,328 ✭✭✭✭Mr. CooL ICE

    No, that's the week after. He's climbing Everest next week.

  • Registered Users Posts: 24,476 ✭✭✭✭Alf Veedersane

    I'm really not sure if I'll squat much again. I need to talk to physios/doctors about what the impact would be. Maybe there is no impact and that's great...I fire ahead.

    But maybe it shortens the lifespan of this replacement and that would be an issue. I'd lose more bone getting a second one and what would that mean in terms of being active. Might only be early 60s and I don't intend to be inactive from then.

    So we'll see. Risk/reward.

  • Registered Users Posts: 24,476 ✭✭✭✭Alf Veedersane

    After meeting with physios, it's probably unlikely I'll squat again. Well, I might squat but heavy loads probably won't do my hip any favours in terms of longevity of the replacement

  • Registered Users Posts: 17,328 ✭✭✭✭Mr. CooL ICE

    Boo, sorry to hear.

    Reckon a future push/pull meet is a possibility?

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  • Registered Users Posts: 24,476 ✭✭✭✭Alf Veedersane

    Thanks man. I think I had expected it. I could do it but I'm not sure it would ultimately be worth it.

    Time will tell what else I can or can't do.

    I'll probably do more investigation and get more feedback and see.

    Fair bit if work before I'd need to get into it anyway. Because my right side was probably carrying more load, there's a sizeable enough difference between quads (even though I've mostly done single leg work for a while) so I need to strengthen that up again

  • Registered Users Posts: 24,476 ✭✭✭✭Alf Veedersane

    As I'm inclined to lose notes on my phone, saving the current rowing (C2) PBs here.

    • 500m in 1.28.1

    • 750m in 2.40.7

    • 1,000m in 3.23

    • 1,500m 5.15.6

    • 2,000m in 7.09.7

    • 2,500m in 9.23.2

    • 3,000m in 11.13.5

    • 3,500m in 13.23.2

    • 4,000m in 15.30.0

    • 5,000m in 19.45.0

    • 6,000m in 23:53

    2,000m is the main one I'm working on. Or was. F*ck knows how my fitness will be by the time I can get back on it..