Ring in 2021 with fitness and camaraderie. We've got two January challenges for you! Continue Reading ›
The Concept2 Online Logbook is a free web-based application that allows you to record your workouts and keep track of your total meters. Here are some of the reasons why the online logbook may be for you. Continue Reading ›
The Concept2 RowErg is really easy to move and store. Built-in caster wheels on the front foot, and a framelock mechanism that securely connects the front end and the monorail together, ensures the machines can be rolled into place safely and easily. Read on for things to keep in mind when moving or storing your machines. Continue Reading ›
We're proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships (WRICH). The virtual event in February will bring together the finalists from several virtual continental qualifying events, as well as from an open qualifying process, expanding the reach of this event to indoor rowers around the world! Continue Reading ›
There are many ways that technology can add variety to your routine. In addition to our free app, ErgData, there are a number of apps that connect with the Performance Monitor 5 (PM5) via Bluetooth and ANT+. (If you have a PM2, PM3 or PM4, there still are a few options to consider which may require a cable or other additional device. The PM5 can also be retrofitted to all models.) Continue Reading ›
Can it really be 21 years of the Concept2 Holiday Challenge? Wow! The Holiday Challenge started as a way to encourage people to stay motivated and healthy during the hectic holiday season between American Thanksgiving and midnight on Christmas Eve. (This year, these dates are November 26 to December 24, that's 29 days total.) Continue Reading ›
2020 is like no other year, and the holidays will be no exception. We expect family gatherings will be limited and we'll be traveling a lot less. 2020 has been a year like no other, and the upcoming holidays will be no exception. It may be difficult for us to limit family gatherings and avoid travel, but these are the steps that will help get us all through this pandemic. Be safe, and find ways to connect that don’t involve close contact. Continue Reading ›
Here are some great, 30-minute workout ideas from our archives. From 1991 to 2003, Larry Gluckman served Concept2 as our Human Resource person--and everyone’s personal coach. Larry had coached numerous Olympic and National Team crews in the years before he joined Concept2, and went back to coaching after he left us. His workout wisdom is evergreen, and well worth reposting 25 years later—with a few updates to reflect that fact that we now have the SkiErg and BikeErg in addition to our RowErg.
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Concept2 recently invited Arshay Cooper, rower, author, speaker and activist, to speak with us about his film, A Most Beautiful Thing. Unlike our last visit in November 2019, this time Arshay visited us via Zoom and we were able to ask questions about the movie.
Narrated by the rapper Common, A Most Beautiful Thing chronicles the first African American high school rowing team in the US in the late 1990s. The team is made up of young men, many of whom were in rival gangs from the West Side of Chicago, coming together to row in the same boat. Concept2 employees agreed that the movie made us laugh, cry, feel inspired and gave insight to how the sport of rowing provides opportunities to those living in challenging circumstances. Continue Reading ›