Sander is a leader in the field of rowing analytics and has created the website Rowsandall.com to enable others to upload and review rowing data in order to improve their training outcomes.
Timestamps for topics in the podcast.
0:01 introductions and background in rowing and data analysis
0:02 What got you started in rowing data – tracking ;progress and setting realistic goals
0:04 What was your first bit of rowing electronic hardware?
0:07 What electronics do you use today? Running watch and heart rate strap, phone as a data logger for the erg (wireless) and a speed coach GPS with an HR strap
0:13 Daily Rowing Training Diary – Rate of Perceived Exertion Scale BORG rating
0:16 Sports electronics which can be used for rowing – Garmin, Strava, track my run, Peach System, Empower Oarlock, 4Runner, Polar
0:19 Fitbit and wrist mounted watches are inconvenient for sculling
0:21 5 Data Points for Rowing – Time, Distance, Stroke Rate, Heart Rate and Pace
0:41 Demonstration and guided tour of Rowsandall online app for new users
0:45 Data exporting
0:48 Heart rate data – resting heart rate; Heart rate training zones based on max HR measure.
0:53 Data Patterns in heart rate data
0:54 When is heart rate not suitable to be tracked
0:58 Recovery for heart rate tracking
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