Whether you (or your loved ones) are new to working out or are seasoned competitive athletes, Concept2 has gift ideas that work well for both your fitness and your wallet. Continue Reading ›
Wheelchair athlete Michael Mills gives practical advice to other athletes considering trying the RowErg or SkiErg: “Really, just start.”
Michael Mills says he has “found so much JOY from CrossFit and what it has given me.” Mills is in charge of the Mayhem Adaptive Online Program, a program that follows side by side with the Mayhem Athlete program created by CrossFit legend Rich Froning. Mills adapts workouts for adaptive seated and standing athletes. Continue Reading ›
The SkiErg technique that we teach is based on the traditional sport of Nordic skiing. It is time-tested technique that has propelled skiers very effectively on snow. The beauty of the SkiErg is that it allows for a range of technical variations that can still be safe and effective depending on your goals and what works best for you. Continue Reading ›
This year’s edition of the SkiErg World sprints takes place November 7–10, 2019. This is a virtual 1000 meter race—you can participate from your home, school or club—or you can join a physical event near you. Find out more info about the SkiErg World Sprints. If you are a club or box wishing to host a Sprints event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on submitting results. Continue Reading ›
"As the Flywheel Spins," the Concept2 workout podcast, delivers much more than just a workout. Through careful coaching, Cady (your host and Concept2 trainer) teaches about technique, understanding your power output, how to work with the Performance Monitor as a true training partner, and developing your own power and skills on the Concept2 erg.
Concept2 trainer and podcast host Cady leads the first known group BikeErg class
Season one, which launched in December of 2018, focused primarily on the RowErg® with a new episode every week. In this new season, Cady will continue to bring you a new RowErg workout each week. The big change is that she is adding workouts on the Concept2 BikeErg® and SkiErg®. These two ergs will alternate weeks—but you can always go back and find an episode when you need workout inspiration! Continue Reading ›
The SkiErg continues to grow in popularity; it is a great tool that takes up little floor space (when wall-mounted) or can be easily moved around (with the optional floor stand). Continue Reading ›
Over the years, the RowErg™ has been used successfully as a cross-training tool for a surprising variety of sports. Golf, motocross, running, biking, rugby, tennis—just to name a few. Now, with the addition of the Concept2 BikeErg® and SkiErg®, there are three ways to cross-train for other sports using Concept2 ergs. Continue Reading ›
Here are some great, 30-minute workout ideas from our archives. From 1991 to 2003, Larry Gluckman served Concept2 as our HR 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 24 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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Real estate is all about location; your erg allows you to workout no matter what the location! While many athletes choose a dedicated workout space, a change in scenery can help mix things up and freshen up your perspective. Continue Reading ›