Category Archives: Ergo

How Much Layback Is Needed – Finish Position On Ergs

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How much layback is needed on an erg? Here is a good explanation from Concept2 “At the finish of the rowing stroke, the upper body is leaning back slightly, using support of the core muscles. Biceps and back muscles also help to maintain the finish position of the upper body. Legs are extended, stabilized by […]

Rowing Pad Helps to Alleviate Hamstring Pain

Denmark’s Sverri Nielsen the single sculler uses the ProW Seat Pad while racing at one of the past Luzern World Cups. You can see the pink pad taped to his scull seat top on our cover image. What you can’t see are the wedges inserted underneath the pad which lift up your pelvis off the […]

Charity Indoor Rowing – Virtual Erg Race

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Rowperfect is proud to support the charity indoor rowing, a virtual indoor regatta: ERG Electronic Rowing Games. According to the organizers it will be probably the biggest indoor race this year worldwide. The regatta takes place June 13th – 21st 2020. Unlike all other major international regattas, racing at ERG is done virtually with competitors […]

ERG – Indoor Regatta

How many indoor regatta offers have you noticed in the last few weeks? With an erg indoor regatta we could show how hard you have been training. Many private organisations tried to organize an event. The erg manufacturer and the national associations did it. Even FISA World Rowing had a challenge. What is the motivation […]

Rowing Tutorial Indoor: Rowing and Endurance

Ausdauertraining am Ergometer

Today’s video session shows you some endurance exercises with your indoor rower. Today we suggest a dynamic rower. Rowing Tutorial: Indoor Rowing Dynamic Ergs tend to be less injury sensitive and offer a wide range of exercises to keep your body fit. In today’s tutorial Coach Jean Pierre is showing us how to practise at […]

Change of Plans – Interview With Simone Martini – World Coastal Rowing Champion

I met Simone 2019 at the world’s in Linz, Austria. As a single sculler, he had just qualified for the 2020 Olympics for Italy and was full of joy. His many fans were excited and cheered all over the Linz regatta court. Many things have changed since then. The virus entered his country and the […]

Rowing Seat Pad Helps Back Pain on Ergo

Seat pad help back pain on ergo

Stuart Harrison has done a comprehensive review of the ProW Rowing seat pad that helps to relieve back pain on an ergo. I came across the Citius-Remex ProW seat pads on the internet and went ‘holy cr*p batman’. They are not cheap, a brilliant idea though. But then there are two of them – which […]

Warm Up in Rowing – Erg and Stretching Exercises

Most people don’t do it: Warm up in rowing, especially on an indoor rower. But most Rowperfect coaches recommend a sufficient warm up before starting your exercise. Athletes and beginners should slightly warm up especially before doing a 2k or 6 k race. A flexibility exercises should be done after a good warm-up or at the end of […]

On Your Ergometer: Interval and Cardio Training

Today Jean Pierre is showing you something great: a mixture of cardio and interval training on the ergometer. In fact, it trains your forearms and your biceps. Everything on your Concept 2. A 27-minute interval training session that combines a cardio side with increased strength endurance in the arms, shoulders, and back. A gentle warm-up […]

Rowing Tutorial: Pelvis Position During Indoor Rowing

Our Coach Jean Pierre shows us his tutorial about the good seating positions during the rowing sequences on the erg. A quick rowing tutorial (for ergs) to watch and to remember the right back positions during finish, when and how to place your pelvis in anteversion at the start of your recovery.