The World Rowing Virtual Indoor Sprints is a joint initiative between Concept2 and World Rowing. To take part, all you have to do is row 1000 metres on the Concept2 Indoor Rower (Model A-E Indoor Rowers only, no Dynamic or Indoor Rowers on Slides) at any point between March 10-14 and post your time to the Concept2 Online Logbook. Continue Reading ›
This year’s World Rowing Indoor Championships was definitely one for the books. As with so much in the past year, the Coronavirus pandemic meant a sudden change of plans and a lot of extra creativity, all of which resulted in the first ever virtual World Rowing Indoor Championships taking place February 23-27, 2021.
World Rowing and their partners put on a truly impressive event, incorporating a live race tracker, live video from many of the athletes plus commentators from the UK, Australia and the US, all of which helped to create a live event feel. In total, 763 athletes from 63 different countries raced over three days, all online from the comfort of their own home or gym (if racing 2000 metres can ever be described as comfortable!). Continue Reading ›
There are many ways that technology can add variety to your routine. In addition to our free app, ErgData, there are a number of apps that connect with the Performance Monitor 5 (PM5) via Bluetooth and ANT+. (If you have a PM2, PM3 or PM4, there still are a few options to consider which may require a cable or other additional device. The PM5 can also be retrofitted to all models.)Continue Reading ›
Maybe it’s time to give the Biathlon feature on the PM5 a shot (pun intended, and no gun needed)! This fun feature allows you to combine other forms of exercise with your erg work (row, ski or bike), adds the dimension of penalties, and allows you to get a total elapsed time for your workout. Continue Reading ›
The SkiErg World Sprints took place November 12–15. Over 1000 people from 34 countries competed in our 1000m virtual festival of the SkiErg and posted their results to the Concept2 Online Logbook. Continue Reading ›
Can it really be 21 years of the Concept2 Holiday Challenge? Wow! The Holiday Challenge started as a way to encourage people to stay motivated and healthy during the hectic holiday season between American Thanksgiving and midnight on Christmas Eve. (This year, these dates are November 26 to December 24, that's 29 days total.) Continue Reading ›
We’re many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, which mean some of our early fitness goals may be fading. It can be hard to stay motivated while working out at home. Here are 7 ways to jumpstart your fitness as winter approaches: Continue Reading ›