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12 Erg and Body Weight Workouts

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Mar 20, 2020

As much as we all love our Concept2 equipment, sometimes we want to mix in other movements. Concept2 employees wrote up a few of their favorite body weight workouts—no other equipment needed besides your favorite Concept2 machine. Some of these workouts may list a specific erg as the ideal one for that workout, but any of them—a RowErg, SkiErg or BikeErg—can be substituted or combined for any of the workouts below. Continue Reading ›

Getting your Erg in Shape

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Mar 18, 2020

Like many of us these days, you are probably spending a lot of time indoors, hunkering down and navigating the "new normal" in these days of Coronavirus. We've been hearing from people who are pulling out their ergs so they can stay healthy and active during this time at home. There are few easy things you can do to ensure your machines are fully functioning and ready to go. Continue Reading ›

5 Common Errors on the SkiErg

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Oct 16, 2019

The SkiErg technique that we teach is based on the traditional sport of Nordic skiing. It is time-tested technique that has propelled skiers very effectively on snow. The beauty of the SkiErg is that it allows for a range of technical variations that can still be safe and effective depending on your goals and what works best for you. Continue Reading ›

8 Classic Running Workouts to Row

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Oct 10, 2019

Running training plans incorporate a variety of workouts to help you build up to your goals: daily runs build base fitness, track workouts improve speed and pacing; fartleks vary intensity; long runs build endurance; hills improve strength; recovery days address fatigue and rest.

Some of our favorite running workouts translate nicely to rowing. Continue Reading ›

Tips for a Successful Training Program

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Sep 30, 2019

From 1991 to 2003, Larry Gluckman served Concept2 Inc as our Human Resources staff and everyone’s personal coach. Larry had coached numerous US Olympic and National Team crews in the years before he joined Concept2 and went back to coaching after he left us.

Larry's workout wisdom is evergreen, and well worth reposting 24 years later—with a few updates to reflect that fact that we now have the SkiErg and BikeErg in addition to our RowErg. Continue Reading ›

7 Great SkiErg Workouts

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Sep 02, 2019

The Concept2 SkiErg® continues to grow in popularity; it provides a challenging, full-body workout that is excellent cross-training for any fitness or sport endeavors, takes up little floor space (when wall-mounted) and can be easily moved around (with the optional floor stand). Continue Reading ›

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