It’s a short, sweet challenge: Row and/or ski at least 31,000 meters between October 25 and October 31. You can do it on the SkiErg, the indoor rower, or a combination of the two. It’s an average of less than 5k per day—so no excuses! Get the kids to do it, too!
Here’s what you’ll get for completing the challenge: Continue Reading ›
A total of 188 teams, composed of 3247 people, logged 308,256,325 meters on the indoor rower and SkiErg between September 15 and October 15. The average number of meters rowed per person was about 95,000 and there were 485 individuals who surpassed 200,000 meters!
Here at Concept2, we had a team of 29 people and were excited to hold on to 19th place overall and 2nd place in the Corporate Fitness Facility division. Continue Reading ›
Ok, that’s not really what we call it, but with three great challenges to partake in, this February offers several reasons to get off your couch and on your erg! Here’s the lineup: Continue Reading ›
The Holiday Challenge is one of our biggest annual challenges on the Concept2 Online Logbook. Running from American Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve, every year we challenge you to try and row or ski at least 100k, with additional incentives and prizes for people who reach the 200k mark. Continue Reading ›
Did you find a shiny new rowing machine under your Christmas tree? Or perhaps you’re ready to take on the indoor rower at the gym as part of a New Year’s fitness resolution? However you use it, there’s nothing quite like the Concept2 Indoor Rower to help you reach your fitness goals, and the Concept2 website has an excellent Tips and General Info section to get off to a great start with your indoor rower. The basic keys to success are: Continue Reading ›
You know how, during the holidays, you find yourself reverting back to childhood family dynamics with your family? Your sister steals the bathroom, your mom starts nagging, and your parents inquire about your whereabouts as if you have a curfew again. Well, for ex-collegiate rowers, the Concept2 Holiday Challenge can feel like a similar homecoming with the indoor rower. It is familiar, annoying, and loving all at the same time. Continue Reading ›
In the US, it’s Monday of Thanksgiving week, and many of us spent at least part of the weekend preparing for the holiday: cleaning the house, finalizing the menu, making the pie crusts…and dusting off our ergs for the Holiday Challenge! That’s right! If it’s Thanksgiving week, that means the Holiday Challenge starts in just a few days! Continue Reading ›
Results are in! The SkiErg World Sprints attracted over 800 competitors from 10 different countries this year in a 1000 meter race for speed. Jennie Bender and Chris McLaughlin continued their dominance with overall wins. Both Bender and McLaughlin put over eight seconds between themselves and their respective competition. Continue Reading ›