The Erg

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What's an erg?

The Erg

An ergometer is just a device for measuring the work performed by an exerciser. Rowing machines have these, but so do most other exercise machines. Certain kinds of exercise bikes are called bicycle ergometers and often used in research. Rowing machines are often called ergometers or erg machines. When someone talks about worki out on the erg, they usually mean a rowing machine.

   

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