Maybe it’s time to give the Biathlon feature on the PM5 a shot (pun intended, and no gun needed)! This fun feature allows you to combine other forms of exercise with your erg work (row, ski or bike), adds the dimension of penalties, and allows you to get a total elapsed time for your workout. Continue Reading ›
The SkiErg World Sprints took place November 12–15. Over 1000 people from 34 countries competed in our 1000m virtual festival of the SkiErg and posted their results to the Concept2 Online Logbook. 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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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 ›
Are you just starting out on your Concept2 machine and not knowing where to begin? While there’s a wealth of information on getting set up, training and staying motivated available on our website, we understand that you may be excited to get just right to it. What should your first few workouts look like? Let us point you in the right direction! Continue Reading ›
As much as we all love our Concept2 equipment, sometimes we want to mix in other movements. Concept2 employees wrote up a few of their favorite body weight workouts—no other equipment needed besides your favorite Concept2 machine. Some of these workouts may list a specific erg as the ideal one for that workout, but any of them—a RowErg, SkiErg or BikeErg—can be substituted or combined for any of the workouts below. Continue Reading ›
Die von uns empfohlene SkiErg Technik basiert auf dem traditionellen Sport des Nordischen Skilanglaufs. Diese Technik wurde wieder und wieder getestet und beschleunigt Skifahrer sehr effektiv auf dem Schnee. Continue Reading ›