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Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

How to get like Popeye at Sea

24 July 2011, 05:45

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How absurd it would be to tell an ancient oar-rowing slave about an erg machine. An important part of sea tradition is fitness.  In past epochs this was inextricably linked with your job on board: rowing oars in Athenian galleys, hoisting sails on Spanish galleons or shoveling coal in nineteenth-century battleships.  With the twentieth century […]