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.
It’s that time of year again! The international rowing season kicks off for the Kiwi team this weekend in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria. For all the Kiwi rowing fans out there, here are the athletes and events we can look forward to seeing in action this weekend!
The marathon is running's most prestigious endurance challenge, with such broad reverence that other sports have crafted their own marathon distance events- including our very own Indoor Rowing! So, how does the Indoor Rowing Marathon stack up against it’s Running counterpart? We take a look!
Whether you are looking to compete on the Indoor Rower at a Rowing event or CrossFit competition, or if you simply want to improve your efforts in interval workouts; knowing how to do an effective race start and how to accelerate your stroke rate can lead to big gains in speed without putting in any extra training hours.
Here at Concept2 we are often asked the question- what drag factor should I be rowing on? While it would be convenient to give a one-size-fits-all answer, the adjustable resistance on the flywheel allows for a variety of different settings, for a variety of different people and purposes.
Exercise often goes hand-in-hand with physical discomfort, but there is a difference in inevitable discomfort caused by exertion and discomfort that is avoidable. Check out these easy adjustments you can make in your next workout, to enhance comfort and sustainability.
The 2km erg is notorious in rowing circles as a gruelling test of fitness and form. Handling the mental challenge of the inevitable pain and pressure of the distance is a common struggle for even the best athletes, but there are ways to plan and prepare that can help you push through the tough times.
Looking ahead to the snow season you want to be fit and in shape to make the most of the best few months of the year! Luckily, the Concept2 SkiErg offers a ski specific workout that will have you ready to pick up where you left off at the end of last season!
Like any skill, Indoor Rowing technique is an ongoing work in progress.With that in mind, we look at three common technical mistakes that Indoor Rowers make and give some tips for things to focus on to fix them!
Exercising on the Indoor Rower is a great way to get fit and lose weight. Knowing which type of workout is best to help you on your weight-loss journey can help to fast-track results, so we take a look at the different types of workouts you can get on your Indoor Rower, and which might be the right choice for you.
With our first BikeErg’s due to arrive in New Zealand by the end of the month, we run through 5 reasons you are going to love the new Concept2 BikeErg, that also make it a must-have addition to your gym, sports club, or home gym this year!