One of the great things about the Concept2 Performance Monitor (PM) is that you don’t have to push any buttons or preset any workout, and it will just come on automatically when you take your first stroke. It will display your output on every stroke, it will keep track of your time and meters, and it will save your workout in memory—and you don’t have to push any buttons at all! Continue Reading ›
The 2016 CrossFit Games was an exciting event for competitors and Concept2 CTS for a variety of reasons. Not only was it the 10th anniversary of the CrossFit Games but also the 10th anniversary of Concept2 CTS’ participation. Athletes saw their week start with a surprise trip back to original Games location, “The Ranch”, in Aromas, California, and were also introduced to a new element from Concept2, the SkiErg. Continue Reading ›
If you are like a lot of people out there, your main motivator to exercise may be the almighty calorie, and finding ways to get the most calorie burn out of your workout. With this in mind, we now offer the option of setting up a calorie-based workout on the Performance Monitor 5 (PM5). Continue Reading ›
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New participation and fundraising records were set in this year’s Holiday Challenge, which ended at midnight on Christmas Eve. Nearly 6000 people rowed and/or skied at least 100k meters toward the challenge, and just under $30,000 was raised for water-related charities.
Thanks to the efforts of all these participants, the following donations will be made to the benefitting charities: Continue Reading ›
The annual Holiday Challenge is one of our longest-running “meter” challenges. The Challenge was first held in 2000 with 300 participants, and by last year we had over 5000 people pass the 100k meter mark to help raise about $22,000 for selected charities.
Indoor races often allow you to have a coxswain (or coach) to cheer you on and encourage you during your row. But the job of “cox-sin” is harder than you might think. Here is some practical advice for both indoor racers and their coxswains.
I’ve been using my indoor rower on a (smooth surface) floor and it moves back and forth while I row. I was surprised by that. Do I need a mat or other surface for my indoor rower?
The Concept2 Indoor Rower has rubber caps on the feet to help keep it from slipping, but some athletes may experience movement from the Model D or Model E while in use. This movement can be caused by very high stroke ratings and fast rowing; but excessive movement, during ordinary use, signifies a possible technique error. Continue Reading ›