SkiErg World Sprints Training Program

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

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 ›

What is a Power Ten?

Jun 28, 2017

You may have heard the term “Power Ten” in reference to rowing and racing. Specifically, this term is often said by the coxswain to motivate a crew. A “Power Ten” is, traditionally, ten hard strokes of power. The coxswain often will count out each stroke for the crew. Contrary to common belief, the coxswain doesn’t yell “row” with each stroke that the athletes take. (After all, the athletes all are well aware that they are rowing.) More frequently, the coxswain is providing motivation, giving feedback, or executing a race strategy. Continue Reading ›

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This legend has gone and done it again...NEW WORLD RECORD! 5000m in 18:43.1 smashing the previous mark of 19:27.1 WELL DONE @kate_hilliard 👏👏👏 #skierg #worldrecord #98gym

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