Concept2 CTS had a nice showing at the 2013 CrossFit Games in Carson, California, July 24-28. The CrossFit Games are the culmination of a season of CrossFit events that whittle down the athlete pool to approximately 100 of the world’s fittest people. At the Games, these athletes are competing for the title of the “Fittest on Earth” and cash prizes. Continue Reading ›
Damper setting, stroke rate, and intensity are all related to achieving the "best" rowing workout. In this post, we explain how they are related to your rowing and offer workouts to improve your technique. Continue Reading ›
“What are you training for?” ask our Concept2 colleagues. While we don’t have an exact answer yet, Maddie and I have been excited to be linking up on the Dynamic Indoor Rower for the last few months. Each time our “Dynamic duo” reports to the workout room for practice, it seems to arouse suspicion that we have motives beyond just a casual row. Continue Reading ›
For those who haven’t discovered it yet, the Concept2 Online Ranking is a very large and constantly growing database of best times for twelve different distance/time pieces on the indoor rower or SkiErg. Results have been submitted by rowers and skiers from around the world. Its thousands of entries can be readily sorted by event, age group, gender, weight class, country, state, adaptive category and more. The online ranking can be a very useful resource and training tool, even if you never choose to post a PR and rank yourself. Continue Reading ›
There may be a lack of snow here in Vermont but the Tour de SkiErg has been in full swing since Friday, February 1. It's not too late to join.
The Tour de SkiErg is is a great challenge to help you stay focused on your workouts throughout the month--and stay in skiing shape if the weather isn't cooperating in your neck of the woods. The Tour de SkiErg runs from February 1–28 and features a different event each week. Continue Reading ›
As snow falls in the northeast and lakes freeze, many collegiate teams take advantage of their schools’ winter breaks and head south to bury their blades in the water before launching into months of indoor training. The Concept2 crew of Pat and Meredith are meeting up with coaches in Florida this week, answering their equipment and training questions before the competitive spring season of racing begins. Continue Reading ›
1. Maintain a neutral mentality when negativity is present and positivity is difficult. Never surrender to the dark side.
2. Life is unpredictable. You might as well roll with it.
3. A win is a win!
This is coming to you from Midway, Utah, where the US Cross Country Nationals is well under way. It has been quite chilly the past few days, but I’m not complaining one bit, because I would take this over rain any day! Continue Reading ›
At the end of November, Concept2 Founder Peter Dreissigacker and Customer Service Representative Kate Liston headed down to the USRowing Annual Conference in sunny Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Continue Reading ›