The on water rowing community is excited that rowing is featured in the new movie, Heart of Champions, arriving in theaters on October 29 (available on demand starting November 19). The trailer is available now.
The movie, set in 1999, features authentically-reproduced Concept2 rowing equipment. The producers took extra care to accurately reflect rowing for this sports drama, in which actor Michael Shannon stars as an army veteran-turned Ivy League rowing coach. His character is an alum who rowed for the same university. Continue Reading ›
We’ve put together a series of workouts designed to get you off to a good start, and offer choices for how you can access these workouts—on our website, on Instagram or by podcast. Continue Reading ›
In April 2021, a new video cropped up on the Concept2 Facebook Community page. It was posted by Corey Brown and he had a simple question: how does my rowing technique look? The response was tremendous. Not only did the Concept2 Facebook community answer his question, they provided him with additional links, information and, maybe most importantly, encouragement. Continue Reading ›
A virtual rowing class can give your training a boost with the camaraderie of rowing along with others, the coordination of music to your strokes, and the encouragement of a trainer. Working out at home on your own RowErg gives you flexibility to schedule in your class, even on the busiest of days.
There are now more ways than ever to join a class through technology. Some classes are offered live, which means many instructors can give you real-time feedback on your technique and progress. Others are pre-recorded and available on demand, giving you more flexibility to join at any time of day (or night!). Continue Reading ›
Last week, US National Team member Brooke Mooney broke the previous 2k rowing indoor world record by 1.5 seconds. She is now the fastest known woman on the RowErg over 2000 meters.
Concept2 had the honor to catch up with Mooney to congratulate her on this great achievement and to see where 6:21.1 will take her next. Continue Reading ›
EXR interacts with your RowErg and allows you to row through virtual worlds from the comfort of your own living room. Enjoy famous rowing backdrops such as the Charles River in Boston. You can row alone or with other athletes from around the world. During your workouts, EXR provides real-time feedback on your performance and, at the end of each training session, the recorded data can be analyzed and shared to the Concept2 Online Logbook and popular apps like Strava. Continue Reading ›
We love 5k workouts!
Reaching 5000 meters is a great goal for a daily workout, since it fulfills the recommendation of 30 minutes (or so) of exercise a day. It’s a great distance to work up a sweat that can fit into even your busiest days. Continue Reading ›
As spring comes to the northern hemisphere, indoor exercise loses some of its appeal as we long for more time outdoors. Up here in northern Vermont, we know we still have a couple months before it’s really spring—but we feel the same transition coming. We’ll ski until the snow is gone, but we’ll also start running and riding our bikes on good days—and we’ll jump on the RowErg, SkiErg or BikeErg when the weather is just nasty. What’s the best way to balance indoor and outdoor exercise so that you can take advantage of the weather? Continue Reading ›