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SkiErg World Sprints Training Program

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Aug 22, 2017

Here’s a training program designed to get you ready for the SkiErg World Sprints 1000 meter challenge. Josh and Ben, skiers and members of the Concept2 US Customer Service team, used this program last year to prepare. The program requires just two workouts per week on the SkiErg, preferably not on back-to-back days, and assumes that you are getting exercise on 3–4 other days per week—whether rowing, biking, running or another choice. Continue Reading ›

New Australian Record Categories

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Jun 30, 2017

Here’s your chance to grab a new Australian Record!

We’ve been recording Australian Indoor Rowing records for a number of years now, and with the increasing popularity of the SkiErg it is now time to introduce a new category of Australian records. From July 1, we will be opening the record books to these all new categories!

Australian SkiErg records will be on offer for the following distances:

100m
500m
1000m
2000m Continue Reading ›

Breaking Age Group Records Again and Again...

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Jun 23, 2017

The 500 meter row. A staple for many. An all-out fly and die effort. For the fast it’s over quickly yet feels like it takes forever when done at max effort. Many, such as Sam Loch, have tried to chase down a two-decade old world record and have come close, but it still sits out there beckoning challengers to try it. Continue Reading ›

On Plateaus and Progress

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Mar 16, 2017

Have you ever hit a plateau—that place where your progress seems to stagnate? You’re not getting faster or fitter—in fact, it feels more like the opposite.

Sometimes this can mean that you’ve been doing too much for too long and without making sure to get enough recovery time. Recovery is a necessary part of improving fitness, so be sure to give your body some time to rest and prepare to go harder again soon.

However, a plateau may also mean that you’re not doing the right kinds of workouts for you. Recent research is pointing out several things: Continue Reading ›

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