The annual SkiErg World Sprints will be held November 9–12, 2017. Make it your training goal and plan to participate! We offer a training plan and tips for getting the most out of your technique. Continue Reading ›
One of the nice things about the SkiErg is that you can involve your legs as much or as little as you want.
If you’re looking for a full body workout, be sure to engage your legs. The degree to which you engage them is up to you. Continue Reading ›
Dories, dinghies, sailboats—these were the vessels of Brett Maxwell’s youth, growing up in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. It wasn’t until he moved north to Vermont and came to Concept2 when he added rowing sculls to the list. Continue Reading ›
This past April, New Zealand played host to the World Masters Games, an international sporting event held every four years. It’s an opportunity for masters athletes in 28 different sports to compete on an international level. Concept2’s Dick Dreissigacker and Judy Geer made the trip to New Zealand and took part in the rowing portion of the Games.
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He just can’t stay away from making sure things work. Nathan Paulin has always been interested in keeping things maintained and running smoothly. Continue Reading ›
Both the indoor rower and the SkiErg offer high quality exercise that is impact-free, user-controlled, and measurable. Both are based on exhilarating sports that involve legs, core, back and arms. Either one alone will provide a convenient, effective form of full body exercise.
What may be less obvious is that the two motions are highly complementary. Continue Reading ›
Have you ever hit a plateau—that place where your progress seems to stagnate? You’re not getting faster or fitter—in fact, it feels more like the opposite.
Sometimes this can mean that you’ve been doing too much for too long and without making sure to get enough recovery time. Recovery is a necessary part of improving fitness, so be sure to give your body some time to rest and prepare to go harder again soon.
But a plateau may also mean that you’re not doing the right kinds of workouts for you. Recent research is pointing out several things: Continue Reading ›