Your Performance Monitor (PM) comes with the latest firmware (on-board software) preinstalled. However, new versions come out on a fairly regular basis—whether to add new features, fix bugs or make other improvements. With a goal of making it easy for you to keep your PM up-to-date, we offer free software called the Concept2 Utility, which enables you to download and install the latest PM firmware at any time. It also enables you to do other things with your workout results—but for now, this article will focus on the firmware update capability. Continue Reading ›
One of the best features of Concept2 ergs (ski or rowing) is that they accurately measure the work you’re doing. In addition, the flywheel calibrates itself on every rundown to take ambient conditions into account, so someone at altitude can compare their erg time with someone at sea level, regardless of the weather and environmental conditions.
What’s so great about this? It means you can race! You can compare your times and distances with friends and competitors in another state, country or continent. It also makes the SkiErg a great tool for tracking your training progress by comparing your performance in a certain workout from one time to the next. Continue Reading ›
André Rathje’s connection to rowing began when he was a toddler and his parents would take him and his sister to countless regattas. Rowers themselves, his parents put André in a boat when he was ten years old and thus began his "career" in rowing. Continue Reading ›
We loved seeing all the creative entries this week for #ThisIsMySport. We received many beautiful (and fierce) on water racing photos, as well as some great posts of indoor training. Kate chose her favorites:
It was another great week for #ThisIsMySport. Lots of great entries to choose from! This week's winners were chosen by Greg in Marketing:
We launched our #ThisIsMySport contest on April 1 and had plenty of great photos to choose from! Steph, our Graphic Designer, shares her favorites: Continue Reading ›
Each week in April, Concept2 will be choosing our favorite #ThisIsMySport posts on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest that reflect the training, competition and community of rowing (both indoors and on water). Share your best photos, videos and updates to win! Continue Reading ›