Training

Balancing Indoor and Outdoor Exercise

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Mar 08, 2021

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 ›

Short and Spicy Workouts from the Archives

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Oct 14, 2020

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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Using the Online Ranking as a Training Tool

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Jul 31, 2020

For those who haven’t discovered it yet, the Concept2 Online Ranking is a very large and constantly growing database of best times for twelve different distance/time pieces on the RowErg, SkiErg and BikeErg. Results have been submitted by users from around the world. Its thousands of entries can be readily sorted by event, age group, gender, weight class, country, state, adaptive category and more. The online ranking can be a very useful resource and training tool, even if you never choose to post a PR and rank yourself. Continue Reading ›

Recognizing Millions of Meters

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Jul 17, 2020

The Concept2 Million Meter Club was started over 30 years ago. There are thousands of personal stories behind each meter, and we love sharing them.

First, how it works: Every meter you ever row, ski or ride counts! Once you count up to one million (or more) we recognize the accomplishment with certificates and prizes. There are separate Million Meter Clubs for the RowErg, SkiErg and BikeErg (meters can't be combined). And added bonus: it’s free! Continue Reading ›

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