How do you Zoom? Here are some ideas to show some erg and oar love. Continue Reading ›
If plain old math isn’t fun for your kids (or even if it is!), try integrating it with your home PE classes. It’s also a great way to introduce the use of a simple spreadsheet. Continue Reading ›
When rowing seasons were cut short, we heard from coaches, student athletes and parents alike that continuing training as a team was of the utmost importance. Introducing the 2020 Spring VIII Series—a new virtual team challenge that allows athletes to compete as a crew of eight from the comfort of their own homes. We're hoping this challenge helps athletes to connect to their teams and coaches in an uncertain time.
While this challenge may not replace the thrill of on water racing, it does require similar teamwork to complete. So (virtually) grab teammates or club members and start a team! The series runs for five weeks starting April 6. Continue Reading ›
Here's a fun way to get workouts in—play Bingo! Continue Reading ›
Like many of us these days, you are probably spending a lot of time indoors, hunkering down and navigating the "new normal" in these days of Coronavirus. We've been hearing from people who are pulling out their ergs so they can stay healthy and active during this time at home. There are few easy things you can do to ensure your machines are fully functioning and ready to go. Continue Reading ›
Concept2 employees are a lucky bunch: We’re able to fit in workouts during lunch breaks, in between meetings, and before and after work. The Concept2 workout room isn’t huge, but it’s a busy and practically-built space for our 80 employees to row, ski, ride, lift and train.
We asked a few employees what workouts they did last week. Here’s a peak of what happens in the Concept2 Workout Room. Continue Reading ›
Kate Smith played a lot of sports growing up: soccer, dance, swimming, basketball, alpine skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, running, yoga… and rowing. Kate’s experience rowing at Tabor Academy and Bates College helps her understand the oar business at Concept2.
As the stroke seat in her rowing career who leads the crew, Kate brings the same leadership skills to the oar team. Continue Reading ›
To the many athletes who helped make the 2019 Holiday Challenge a huge success—thank you! As a result of your efforts on the RowErg, SkiErg and BikeErg, we raised over $45,000 for five not-for-profit organizations. Continue Reading ›