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Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. —Sophocles
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 ›
Running training plans incorporate a variety of workouts to help you build up to your goals: daily runs build base fitness, track workouts improve speed and pacing; fartleks vary intensity; long runs build endurance; hills improve strength; recovery days address fatigue and rest.
Some of our favorite running workouts translate nicely to rowing. Continue Reading ›
From 1991 to 2003, Larry Gluckman served Concept2 Inc as our Human Resources staff and everyone’s personal coach. Larry had coached numerous US Olympic and National Team crews in the years before he joined Concept2 and went back to coaching after he left us.
Larry's 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. Continue Reading ›
This year’s edition of the SkiErg World Sprints takes place November 7-10, 2019. This is a virtual 1000 metre race—you can participate from your home, school or club—or you can join a physical event near you. If you are a club or box wishing to host a Sprints event, contact email@example.com for information on submitting results. Continue Reading ›
The Concept2 SkiErg® continues to grow in popularity; it provides a challenging, full-body workout that is excellent cross-training for any fitness or sport endeavors, takes up little floor space (when wall-mounted) and 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 ›
Over 450 people from 23 countries competed in the first annual BikeErg World Sprints, July 3-7, 2019. The 4000 meter race on the Concept2 BikeErg allows anyone, anywhere, to compete. We’re excited that so many people took a shot at their fastest 4k on the BikeErg for this inaugural event! Continue Reading ›