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About Performance MaxTM
At Performance Max (PMAX), our mission is to make endurance training accessible for anyone who wants to train in a results-oriented, thoughtful manner. Every training session we record or deliver live features physical training, mental training and educational elements.

Live Training Programs
The Performance Max endurance training program was launched in 1998. The 10-week PMAX program features a progressive training regimen that includes Concept2 indoor rowing, indoor cycling, Active-Isolated stretching and core training. PMAX participants at all fitness levels get to know what it feels like to train like endurance athletes.

The Met One Weight Management program was launched in 2004. The 11-week Met One program features all of the elements of PMAX plus strength training, regular nutrition meetings, and group behavioral meetings.

Audio Training Programs
Like our live training programs, PMAX audios are designed to educate our customers while training them physically and mentally. These MP3-based programs will make your training more fun and more productive. Professional coaching narrative and uplifting music guide you through each training session.

Mark Sutro and Jim Karanas The PMAX rowing audios are authored by Mark Sutro (national champion collegiate rower at UC Berkeley, Concept2 Master Indoor Rowing Instructor, cycling enthusiast and certified personal trainer) and narrated by Jim Karanas (Club One Chief Fitness Officer, collegiate rower, competitive endurance cyclist and the creator of the PMAX Training program).

  • "Controlled Intervals"
  • Written by Mark Sutro
  • Narrated by Jim Karanas
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  • Price: $10.99
  • Description: High intensity interval training is an important element in any endurance training plan. This rocking new program introduces high intensity training at controlled cadences to stimulate power and speed development while sustaining technique integrity. Featured topics include: general technique review, slide control, feet out rowing, one-at-a-time rowing, rate and pace stabilization, rate and pace acceleration, and heart rate recovery. This program is suitable for rowers of all levels. For use with the Concept2 Indoor Rowing Machine.
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  • Date: 2008
  • Format: MP3, 192 kbps
  • Length: 54 min 16 seconds
  • Delivery Method: Digital download only - no shipping address required
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  • "Learn to Row"
  • Written by Mark Sutro
  • Narrated by Jim Karanas
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  • Price: $8.99
  • Description: Proper form is essential for anyone who wants to realize the physical training and spiritual benefits that rowing has to offer. This program was specifically developed for novice rowers and those in need of technique assistance. The training begins with a simple set of movements and builds upon those movements as the session progresses. No details are spared. It is recommended that new rowers repeat this audio program until they have achieved a level of confidence with the movements. For use with the Concept2 Indoor Rowing Machine.
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  • Date: 2008
  • Format: MP3, 192 kbps
  • Length: 30 min 44 seconds
  • Delivery Method: Digital download only - no shipping address required
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  • "Long and Steady"
  • Written by Mark Sutro
  • Narrated by Jim Karanas
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  • Description: The rhythmic quality of long and steady rowing induces many rowers to fall in love with this form of training. This program begins with a concentrated technique review, and then underscores the importance of rate and pace stabilization. The concept of using rhythms (stroke rate, breathing, etc.) to dial in a faster pace at any given level of effort is explored throughout the session. This training program is suitable for rowers of all levels. For use with the Concept2 Indoor Rowing Machine.
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  • Date: 2008
  • Format: MP3, 192 kbps
  • Length: 46 min 58 seconds
  • Delivery Method: Digital download only - no shipping address required
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