Training

7 Best Worst Workouts

Feb 09, 2018

Concept2 employees have favorite workouts they do over and over again, but there are some that we sometimes avoid. Here are a few of our "worst" workouts…and a few reasons why you may want to try them.

1. Race Day Prep

1500m x 5 with 1 minute rest

Why it's hard: It is hard to sustain high intensity. This workout pushes you right to the moment where most athletes "blow up." And you get to do it over and over again.

Why it's good for you: After a mental and physical dive into the "pain cave," race day will seem easy (or easier). Continue Reading ›

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Pushing Through Lack of Motivation

Mai 20, 2017

Most of us have been there: On the indoor rower (or SkiErg), wanting the workout to be done, but the elapsed time is just 22 seconds. Unless you’re doing a 30 second piece, the chances are you still have a long way to go.

Some days you can hop on and every stroke feels great, every push of the legs feels so powerful, and other days you would rather be eating a pizza while watching your new favorite show. So what to do? Continue Reading ›

Indoor Rower, SkiErg, or Both?

Apr 12, 2017

Both the indoor rower and the SkiErg offer high quality exercise that is impact-free, user-controlled, and measurable. Both are based on exhilarating sports that involve legs, core, back and arms. Either one alone will provide a convenient, effective form of full body exercise.

What may be less obvious is that the two motions are highly complementary. Continue Reading ›

Why Use a SkiErg during the Racing Season?

Jan 17, 2017

Ideally, one likes to ski on real snow in the winter, right? That’s what it’s all about. We’ve had a wonderful start to our ski season here in northern Vermont, with all trails open—notably many that were never skiable in last year’s disappointing winter. It’s been terrific to be able to ski so long and so far, for so many days in a row! Continue Reading ›

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