Are you a soccer fan, do you love watching it on TV? It’s great fun for sure but the average game goes 100 minutes or more. Why not row your way fit with a soccer-themed rowing workout? Get your sweat on and don’t miss a minute of the action.
What’s your 10K erg strategy? Do you have one, or just put your head down and go? If you’ve ever done one of these endurance workouts, you know that they’re a huge mental challenge, almost more than a physical one. It’s best to go into them with some sort of goal, especially since simply gutting it out over the course of a long distance is HARD, and often unproductive. Read on to find out how to go the distance and win.
Endurance rowing. Character builder. “Ugh,” (say some). When you’re used to rowing intervals of 500m or just a couple of minutes that’s A LOT of work. Some of us would rather stick hot needles in our eyes than row or SkiErg that much! Endurance rowing workouts are both a physical AND mental challenge, they take a longer time to do and they can be suuuuper boring. That’s IF you don’t have the tricks we’re about to give you. Read on…
It’s Giving Tuesday, a great time to row for good! In the spirit of the day, here are 4 rowing-related giving opportunities that we’re especially passionate about at UCanRow2. Efforts large and small, spanning a range of interests, they are all connected in some way to our UCanRow2 family of certified instructors and master instructors.
And, like our instructors themselves, all of these efforts use rowing as a vehicle to make a larger impact on the world.
Please consider donating to these organizations and campaigns, and share …
What do you do when you get off track with your rowing machine workouts? Wipe the slate clean and get back at it. Try one (or all) of these three workouts to give you some variety and jump start your workouts!
Last updated March 31, 2018
Fight melanoma cancer and get your row on at the same time! METERS FOR MELANOMA, our annual fundraiser to support research and education by the Midwest Melanoma Partnership is back for a second year, bigger and better than ever.
We’ve added prizes – ERGS! – for top fundraisers and, thanks to a $20,000 challenge grant, your donations are worth even more this year.
row a little – row a lot
REGISTER NOW to either row as an individual, or get your small team (25 or …
Want to see what perfect rowing technique looks like? Watch how Master Instructor Terry Smythe does it. With a list of key points to notice about her rowing stroke.
Updated Sep. 25, 2018
Today’s rowing and kettlebell workout at the UCanRow2 Bodyshop. All you need is a rowing machine and a kettlebell and you’re good to go sweat! Makes it easy to hold on to the rower at the gym, too. We know what it’s like to work out at a gym where you can’t leave a machine for fear someone else will come and grab it.
[Need to find an erg near you? Concept2 has a list here.]
This is also a great kettlebell workout to …
The indoor rowing workout with a little bit of everything:
Row/Ski 4 mins
10 goblet squats
15 medball sit-ups
Row/Ski 3 mins
10 DB press
10 DB row
Row/Ski 2 mins
10 walking lunges
Row/Ski 1 min – ALL OUT
This workout is designed to be done alternating between the rowing machine and the SkiErg. If you don’t have access to a SkiErg you can row the whole workout. Or, if you want a bigger challenge, make it an all Ski Erg workout. If you do that aim for the lower number of rounds.