Concept2, Inc

Buyer Beware

Nov 12, 2019

FRAUD ALERT: A few stores (who change names as quickly as they are contacted for fraud) are listing Concept2 rowing machines for deeply discounted prices. These are not authorised resellers for Concept2; we believe product will not ship. As always, if it looks too good to be true—buyer beware!


Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. —Sophocles

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What is an Erg?

Jun 08, 2018

The family of ergometers—the Model D Indoor Rower, SkiErg and BikeErg.

An “ergometer” (“erg” for short) is a device that measures work. Concept2’s Indoor Rowers, SkiErg and BikeErg are all ergometers and this is a feature that sets them apart from many other exercise machines on the market. Continue Reading ›

No Time? No Problem. How I Fit Workouts into My Busy Schedule

Mar 22, 2018

There was a time (which now seems like a long, long time ago) when my workout wasn’t a rushed affair squeezed in between meetings, daycare pickup, and folding laundry. Recently, I found myself feeling a tinge of jealousy when I realized my friend who was working out after work had the luxury of a warm up, a long workout, a full cool down, and a long, hot shower in her own bathroom. Continue Reading ›

A Record-Breaking Day at the First World Rowing Indoor Championships

Feb 21, 2018

The first World Rowing Indoor Championships took place February 17–18 in Alexandria, Virginia. A new collaboration with World Rowing, the Championships will be held at a different venue each year, moving around the world to provide a truly global capstone to the indoor rowing season. This year's event was hosted by the Erg Sprints, and saw an international field assembled from 32 different countries. Continue Reading ›

Fly and Die: Strategies for Pacing

Jan 22, 2018

It’s a common “strategy” (or misjudgment) for a workout: you go out hard, hope to hang onto your best pace, but find that you just can’t maintain your pace. “Fly and Die” is a popular term for starting out a workout so fast that you’re unable to finish at that pace. You “fly” at an unbelievable pace only to “die” from it physically and emotionally. Continue Reading ›

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