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 ›

Sit, Stand, Kneel or Wheel—Using the SkiErg for Rehab

Oct 29, 2015

Proper SkiErg technique uses the legs as well as the arms and core. However, the SkiErg also works well as an upper-body-only training tool. This can come in handy when you’re dealing with a lower body injury.

If it’s an injury that still allows you to stand, this will probably be the most effective position for a workout. If standing is not an option, you can also use the SkiErg from either a sitting or kneeling position. And it’s also possible to wheel right up in a wheelchair. Continue Reading ›

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