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On Plateaus and Progress

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Mar 15, 2017

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 ›

Cross-Training with the SkiErg

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Feb 07, 2017

Just as the indoor rower is used by many people who are not on water rowers, the SkiErg is not just for skiers. It’s a great option for anyone wanting an aerobic exercise that uses the arms and core and can be done with or without the legs. When the legs are used, it’s a full body exercise. When the legs are not used, it’s a terrific choice for those who may be dealing with a leg injury or other lower body limitation. Continue Reading ›

Employee Profile: Marc Stäubli

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Feb 03, 2017
Growing up in a sports-dominated household, it seems inevitable that Marc Stäubli would end up working for Concept2. His original career path looked quite different than joining a rowing company: he was expected to take over the family business—a sports department store—in Horgen, Switzerland, a beautiful town along the south bank of Lake Zurich. Marc has deep roots in Horgen and many Stäublis live here. To prepare for the family business... Continue Reading ›

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