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Commit to Fit: Winter Boost

January 16, 2022

After the busy holiday season, the start of the year is a great time to slow down and make time for yourself. To support you on your journey and help you feel great, we’re bringing back our Commit to Fit: Winter Boost challenge. Get excited to sweat with our community as your workout routine heats up this winter!


Commit to Fit: Winter Boost is a 4-week challenge that will begin on Monday, January 31st and conclude on Sunday, February 27th. During this period, work out with Hydrow for at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days each week (Mon-Sun). At the end of the challenge, you’ll earn a badge to celebrate your accomplishment – and you’ll receive a limited-edition Commit to Fit sticker!

To participate in Commit to Fit: Winter Boost, sign up here by Tuesday, February 1st at 10 am ET! Signing up for the challenge ensures that you receive exclusive Commit to Fit content and will be eligible to earn our limited-edition reward sticker. 

New this winter, we also have a digital Commit to Fit calendar that you can use to track your progress! Download the calendar here and easily print it at home or use this version to share on social media. Don’t forget to use #HydrowCommitToFit as you share your journey with us! 

What is Commit to Fit: Winter Boost? 

Commit to Fit: Winter Boost is a 4-week challenge that will jumpstart your workout routine and help you build healthy habits in the new year. To complete the challenge, you must work out with Hydrow for at least 15-minutes a day, for 4 days a week from Monday, January 31st to Sunday, February 27th. Weeks begin on Monday and last until Sunday at 11:59 pm in your local time.

Who is this challenge for and why should I sign up? 

Any Hydrow Member can sign up for our Commit to Fit challenge. Commit to Fit can not only help you strengthen your fitness routine but it can also provide rewarding physical and mental health benefits. Participants in our last Commit to Fit reported being 7% happier and 13% less stressed while completing the challenge. Read more about the benefits of Commit to Fit and building a workout habit in our blog here.  

Do I have to sign up to participate? 

Anyone who completes the requirements of at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days a week from Monday, January 31st  through Sunday, February 27th will receive the Commit to Fit: Winter Boost badge.

In order to receive Commit to Fit email updates, and our limited-edition sticker, you have to sign up here before 10 am ET on Tuesday, February 1st. 

What types of workouts count towards my 15 minutes?

All Hydrow workouts, including live and on-demand rows, warm-ups and cool-downs, as well as any strength, mobility, yoga, and Pilates workouts, add to your progress. All workouts completed in a single day count towards your 15-minute minimum total. 

Plan to be away from your Hydrow during the challenge? No problem! You can complete strength, Pilates, mobility and yoga workouts directly from your Hydrow app at any time. Download the iOS App here. Download the Android App here

How can I track my progress?

New for this Commit to Fit, we’re excited to offer a printable calendar where you can keep track of your progress during the challenge! Download it here to print at home or use this version to share on social media. Don’t forget to use #HydrowCommitToFit when you share your journey with us!

Do you have any workout recommendations?

While any Hydrow workout you complete can count toward your progress, we’re excited to offer a featured workout for each week of the challenge. Keep your eyes on your email inbox each week for details.

How will I get my reward sticker?

Only members who sign up and successfully complete the Commit to Fit challenge will receive the limited-edition sticker. More details will be provided shortly after the end of the challenge on how you can claim your reward — be sure to keep your eye on your inbox in the days after the challenge ends.

I am a Hydrow Digital Basic user, can I still participate? 

Of course! Commit to Fit is open to the entire Hydrow community. Be sure to sign up for the challenge to get credit for completing a minimum of 15 minutes a day, 4 days a week with Hydrow. 

Can I “make up” workouts I miss?

If you’re unable to meet the workout criteria for a week of the challenge, you won’t be on track to finish Commit to Fit, but we encourage you to continue building healthy habits with us. Every day you’re active is a win! 

How can I connect with other members who are participating?

The Hydrow Training Camp Facebook group is the best place to engage with other Hydrow community Members. Whether you’re a new Member getting started or a seasoned rower, this is the perfect place to share your stories, workouts, questions, and ideas. Remember, we’re all in this together! 
Use the hashtag #HydrowCommitToFit on social media to share your progress and connect with other Members of the community who are also participating!

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