Training

Cross-Training with the SkiErg

Feb 09, 2017

Just as the indoor rower is used by many people who don't row on the water, the SkiErg is not just for skiers. It’s a great option for anyone wanting an aerobic exercise that uses the arms and core and can be done with or without the legs. When the legs are used, it’s a full body exercise. When the legs are not used, it’s a terrific choice for those who may be dealing with a leg injury or other lower body limitation. Continue Reading ›

Beyond Just Row (or Just Ski)

Sep 21, 2016

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 ›

SkiErg Technique: Part Three

Aug 23, 2016

This is the third in a three-part series of cues to help you with SkiErg technique. After having introduced hundreds of athletes to the SkiErg, I’ve noticed three very common faults that appear in new adopters. I’ve developed these memorable cues to help them work through those technique flaws. Furthermore, these are the same cues that I use to take an experienced athlete to a higher level of performance. Continue Reading ›

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SkiErg Technique: Part Two

Feb 25, 2016

This is the second in a three-part series of cues to help you with SkiErg technique. After having introduced hundreds of athletes to the SkiErg, I’ve noticed three very common faults that appear in new adopters. I’ve developed these memorable cues to help them work through those technique flaws. Furthermore, these are the same cues that I use to take an experienced athlete to a higher level of performance. By learning and understanding these cues, you will hopefully gain a better grasp on the mechanics and flow used in good SkiErg technique. Continue Reading ›

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Holiday Challenge ’15 Sets New Records

Jan 20, 2016

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 ›

SkiErg Technique: Part One

Jan 07, 2016

This is the first in a three-part series of cues to help you with SkiErg technique. After having introduced hundreds of athletes to the SkiErg, I’ve noticed three very common faults that appear in new adopters. I’ve developed these memorable cues to help them work through those technique flaws. Furthermore, these are the same cues that I use to take an experienced athlete to a higher level of performance. By learning and understanding these cues, you will hopefully gain a better grasp on the mechanics and flow used in good SkiErg technique. Continue Reading ›

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