This is the third in a three-part series of cues to help you with SkiErg technique. After having introduced hundreds of athletes to the SkiErg, I’ve noticed three very common faults that appear in new adopters. I’ve developed these memorable cues to help them work through those technique flaws. Continue Reading ›
When Angela Staeck started at Concept2 Germany in 2006 her first thought was, "Who needs something like that?" Until then, Angela had never heard that much about rowing. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 oars and sculls helped 32 crews step up on the podium at this year’s Rio Olympics! That’s 76% of all medal-winning crews at the Olympic Regatta. . Continue Reading ›
The 2016 CrossFit Games was an exciting event for competitors and Concept2 CTS for a variety of reasons. Not only was it the 10th anniversary of the CrossFit Games but also the 10th anniversary of Concept2 CTS’ participation. Athletes saw their week start with a surprise trip back to original Games location, “The Ranch”, in Aromas, California, and were also introduced to a new element from Concept2, the SkiErg.
If you are like a lot of people out there, your main motivator to exercise may be the almighty calorie, and finding ways to get the most calorie burn out of your workout. With this in mind, we now offer the option of setting up a calorie-based workout on the Performance Monitor 5 (PM5). Continue Reading ›
There's no snow around this time of year—just pavement and the SkiErg. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be working on your ski technique. And with the growing prevalence and importance of double-poling, this seems like a good area on which to focus—the SkiErg is a perfect tool for this task. Continue Reading ›
If any job required a background in psychotherapy it might be a job in human resources (HR). That’s one of the reasons why Lewis Franco was cut out to be Concept2’s Human Resource Director. He holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and an undergraduate degree in Business Management. A good combination, right? We thought so, and Lewis was hired in 2007. Continue Reading ›
After a one-year absence, the SkiErg Performance Series will return with the start of the new Online Logbook season on May 1, 2016. We’re excited to bring back this series of events, which is designed to help you benchmark your training progress and see how you compare to other participants around the world. Continue Reading ›