The SkiErg is a pretty simple device—two handles that connect to two cords that accelerate a flywheel for resistance. The cords are free to be pulled in any number of directions. So, is there a proper SkiErg technique, and if so, why? Continue Reading ›
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 ›
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 ›
If you are ready to commit to new goals in 2018, the January Revolutions Challenge gives you something to shoot for! If you’re finishing up our Holiday Challenge, this new incentive can help you maintain your momentum. Best of all, if you’re on a team in the Virtual Team Challenge, your meters can count for both challenges! Continue Reading ›
As we follow the research on exercise and health, we’re finding more and more reasons to incorporate intervals into our training. Below is a summary of the benefits they may offer, with some links to further reading if you’re interested. Continue Reading ›
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 ›
One of the nice things about the SkiErg is that you can involve your legs as much or as little as you want. If you’re looking for a full body workout, be sure to engage your legs. The degree to which you engage them is up to you. Continue Reading ›