The World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints is a joint initiative between Concept2 and World Rowing. To take part, all you have to do is row 1000 metres on the Concept2 Indoor Rower (Model A-E Indoor Rowers only, no Dynamic or Indoor Rowers on Slides) at any point between March 10-14 and post your time to the Concept2 Online Logbook. Continue Reading ›
This year’s World Rowing Indoor Championships was definitely one for the books. As with so much in the past year, the Coronavirus pandemic meant a sudden change of plans and a lot of extra creativity, all of which resulted in the first ever virtual World Rowing Indoor Championships taking place February 23-27, 2021.
World Rowing and their partners put on a truly impressive event, incorporating a live race tracker, live video from many of the athletes plus commentators from the UK, Australia and the US, all of which helped to create a live event feel. In total, 763 athletes from 63 different countries raced over three days, all online from the comfort of their own home or gym (if racing 2000 metres can ever be described as comfortable!). Continue Reading ›
All Concept2 indoor training equipment is equipped with the Performance Monitor 5 (PM5). It’s the brains behind our RowErgs, the SkiErg and BikErg, and worth getting to know. In this simple PM primer, you’ll learn about the basics of the display options, and how the units of measurement can give more meaning to your workouts. Continue Reading ›
WODProof is a free app for iOS and Android devices that allows athletes to record workouts, review training, and compete with athletes worldwide. After five years in the functional fitness world, WODProof is now inviting the indoor rowing community to join and achieve more from every training session. Continue Reading ›
The 2021 Row’d Royalty competition starts today; it is an annual event we love to sponsor due to its creativity, toughness and prizes. Any athlete, at any level of fitness, is welcome to join! Continue Reading ›
New athletes who try rowing, skiing or riding often wonder how their personal successes stack up against certain benchmarks. Of course, what is “good” for one athlete may not be comparable to another, whether based on gender, age, general fitness or experience. Individuals have their own goals and frames of reference. Still, the Concept2 Rankings can help. Continue Reading ›