Christmas Break:
Closed from 21st Dec
Returning 7th Jan '19

 0800 769 464


NZ Indoor Rowing Championship 2018

Written by Concept2 New Zealand on November 28th, 2018.

Last Saturday we held the first Concept2 NZ Indoor Rowing Championship at the Avantidrome in Cambridge. The event was such a great success and we were so privileged to spend it with athletes of all ages and abilities. Several NZ Records were broken throughout the day- Check it out! 

10 Reasons To Use the bikeErg

Written by Concept2 Inc. on November 14th, 2018.

Check out the 10 Reasons to Use the BikeErg...Maybe you use all three ergs at your gym. We’ve been listening to our BikeErg customers, curious to know why they like it. Here are some of the reasons...

Eric Murray Gets Behind Invictus Games

Written by Concept2 on November 2nd, 2018.

The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and ill active duty and former service members. This year’s event was in Sydney, Australia from 20–27 October. It involved 500 competitors from 18 allied nations in 11 different adaptive sports. Eric Murray was there to to check out the games, see what he had to say...

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

Written by Concept2 Inc. on September 17th, 2018.

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.

Concept2 at the CrossFit Games: Surprise!

Written by Concept2 Inc. on August 22nd, 2018.

The first week in August found several members of the Concept2 team at the 12th annual CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin...

What Does It Take to be an Elite Rower?

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 26th, 2018.

Competing at the highest level of any sport is no easy task, with years of dedication and hours of training every week put into achieving a winning performance. So, what does it take to be an elite rower? We take a look at some of the work that goes on behind the scenes, and the challenges of racing in itself, to appreciate what elite rowers go through to make it to the top. 

Technique Exercises for Speed on the Indoor Rower: The Drive

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 24th, 2018.

Getting the technical basics of the 'drive-phase' right is essential to achieving speed and efficiency on the Indoor Rower.
To help you improve your drive technique, check out the following exercises used by rowing coaches on and off the water, that break down the drive into manageable focus points, helping you to make meaningful and permanent technical improvements.

Spot the Differences: Racing the Single Scull vs. Racing the Eight

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 19th, 2018.

With the International rowing season in full-swing, and the world championships less than two months away, we compare the two boat-classes at either end of the rowing event spectrum, and look at some of the variables between them that help to make rowing a diverse and exciting sport to watch!

Countdown to CrossFit Nationals '18: Our Top Tips for C2 WOD's

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 17th, 2018.

It is now less than one week to go until the 2018 New Zealand CrossFit Individual Nationals! We wouldn’t dare to spoil the surprise on the day, but if you are preparing for a potential Concept2 WOD, here are our top tips for tackling each of our machines!

The Kiwi Fan’s Guide to World Rowing Cup III 2018

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 12th, 2018.

World Cup III Lucerne- the final hit-out for the Kiwi team before the 2018 World Rowing Championships- starts this Friday! Check out the Kiwi crews taking on the Rotsee, their A-final race times, and the international competition that will be trying to chase them!

Top 4 Accessories to Boost Your Indoor Workout

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 10th, 2018.

Check out our list of the top 4 indoor workout accessories to complement your session and keep the winter-training momentum going!

INTERVIEW: Mitchell McClenaghan Gains in the Gym for Performance on the Pitch

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 5th, 2018.

Here at Concept2, we are privileged to have the opportunity to connect with athletes across a range of sporting codes that look to our machines to help take their performance to the next level. Recently, we were lucky enough to chat to Kiwi cricket star Mitchell McClenaghan about his cricket career, his future plans, and how he uses the Concept2 Indoor Rower to stay match-ready. 

3 New Workout Challenges to Get You Through July!

Written by Concept2 NZ on July 3rd, 2018.

With June done and dusted, we bring you three new challenge workouts, to help keep your motivation and winter training spirit alive!

Racing to the Line: The Art of the Sprint Finish

Written by Concept2 NZ on June 28th, 2018.

Everyone loves a close race, but a come-from-behind victory has a thrill to it that endures in the minds of spectators and fans. We take a look at some of the factors that can make or break a final sprint, how you learn to sprint, and share some of our pics the most memorable finishes in recent rowing races (warning NZ bias ahead!).

What Makes a Good Warm-up?

Written by Concept2 NZ on June 26th, 2018.

We look at the reasons why taking to the time to warm-up is considered ‘best practice’ when it comes to exercise, how your warm-up can add variety to your training session, and the type of warm-up you could use to prepare for an Indoor Rowing race.

0800 769 464

36a Tawa Street
Mount Maunganui 3116
New Zealand
  • twitter
  • gplus
  • insta

Sign Up to Our Newsletter