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Pulling Together Across the Country

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Jul 19, 2023

logoConcept2’s Pulling Together program was established in 2020 to support programs that are increasing opportunities in rowing and cross-country skiing to encourage new and diverse athletes. The Pulling Together program supports programs with Concept2 equipment, allowing them to provide opportunities for fitness and health in their communities and beyond. Here, we highlight three organizations that have used Concept2 equipment to increase diversity in the sport of rowing. Continue Reading ›

Master of the Erg James Hall

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Jun 30, 2023

James hall with PM5“You may have heard of my brother, Eddie,” James Hall starts the interview. Eddie Hall is the former World’s Strongest Man and James is just as impressive. Sporting a massive 220 lb frame of muscle, James stands out from the usual RowErg and SkiErg users.

He also stands out as he holds the world record for the fastest ever SkiErg and RowErg times over 1000m as well as the 2000m record on the SkiErg. Continue Reading ›

Short Workouts: Revisiting the Tabata

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Jun 14, 2023

bikeergThe Tabata workout has been around for a while now—a testament to its effectiveness. First studied by Izumi Tabata in 1996, the workout format was being used by the Japanese National Speed Skating team with good success. Tabata workouts were found to produce similar improvements in aerobic fitness to those produced by longer aerobic workouts. The addition of Tabatas to your training will add anaerobic benefits to your fitness routine. Continue Reading ›

8 Great PM5 Features

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Jun 09, 2023

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We've said it before and we’ll say it again! Our Performance Monitor (PM5) truly is the brains behind the RowErg, SkiErg and BikeErg. It’s on every machine sold and is one of the things that sets us apart from the competition. The PM5 provides reliable, comparable data regardless of which machine you’re on or where you are in the world. Continue Reading ›

UCanRow2 for Every Body

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May 24, 2023

sarah on ergUCanRow2's mission is to bring rowing to every body, regardless of age, size or ability. They offer training programs and workouts to individuals, as well as in-person and virtual training seminars for those who want to teach rowing on the Concept2 RowErg. We sat down with Sarah Fuhrmann of UCanRow2, the company she started with the late Terry Smythe. Continue Reading ›


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