Why Choose A Rowing Machine

Rowing is a great way to get fit, lose weight and strengthen all of your major muscles using one effective exercise machine. It’s an effective form of exercise that’s safe and easy on your joints. And if you´re really getting into it, this workout could develop into a competitive sport.

Rowing can also be practised indoors: rowing machines are quiet in use, hardwearing, easy to maintain and provide excellent value for money. The indoor rower is suitable for all members of your household irrespective of their current fitness level.

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athletes resting on rowing machine after completing workout

Rowing Machine Workouts

While you could just hop on your rower and plod through the same old workout each and every time, you’ll get a lot more from your efforts if you choose rowing machine workouts that are aligned to your fitness goals.

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various cardio machines

What Is The Best Cardio Machine?

Go into any gym and you’ll see lots of cardio machines. In some gyms, cardio machines take up as much as 70-percent of the available floor space. The thing is, almost anyone who exercises knows just how important cardio is

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Athlete training on rowing machine

Rowing for Weight Loss

A very large percentage of the world’s population is overweight and many of those people are obese – obesity being the accumulation of body fat to such a degree that ill-health is the result. Being significantly overweight can reduce life

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Feet strapped into a owing machine

8 Rowing Machine Benefits

Tucked away at the back of many gyms, you will often find a rowing machine. Low profile and bereft of flashing lights or fancy graphic displays, the rowing machine is often ignored in favor of more popular workout machines like

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How To Use A Rowing Machine

Rowing doesn’t require much in the way of skill, in fact, it’s very easy to learn, but using a rowing machine incorrectly could reduce the effectiveness of your workouts and could even result in injury.

We want you to stay injury-free and get the most from each and every workout so you’ll find lots on easy to understand information on how to safely and effectively use your rowing machine and how to row using good technique. It won’t take you long to become a masterful rower but these articles are designed to make the process as quick and easy as possible.

Once you are rowing like a pro your fitness levels will start to noticeably improve. To help you continue to make progress, we’ve also provided you with a guide to the many different types of workout you can do on a rowing machine.

Whether you are a novice rower or an experienced oarsman Start Rowing is dedicated to helping you get the most out of your rowing workouts and promoting fitness rowing in general.

Rowing Machine Reviews

Hydrow Rowing Machine

Hydrow Rowing Machine Review: Is It Worth The Price Tag?

PROS Smooth gliding rowing motion Access to hundreds of pre-recorded and live workouts 22” HD touch screen with interactive features Sleek and stylish design Easy assembly Quality build Includes heart rate monitoring  Adjustable resistance CONS Price tag Membership not included

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Concept2 Model D rowing machine

Concept2 Model D Rowing Machine Review

PROS High quality, long-lasting build.   Performance monitor is excellent. Rower is easy to assemble Fairly high price but good value for your money Realistic smooth rowing motion Considered the industry standard CONS Is quite loud for some users Is long

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Waterrower Classic Rowing Machine

WaterRower Classic Review

Type and Model The WaterRower Classic is a commercial quality rowing machine designed for heavy gym use but that doesn’t mean it wouldn’t work equally well in a home gym. Solid, and quiet in use, WaterRowers are known not only

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Nordic track rw200 rower review

NordicTrack RW200 Rower Review

PROS This is a budget-friendly rowing machine Comes with 20 pre-set fitness programs on its console It has a smooth, quiet operation Shows energy generated in watts, allowing you to use watt-based fitness apps It has an adjustable console CONS

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Proform 550r rowing machine review

Proform 550r Rower Review

PROS It can fit in smaller spaces thanks to its compact design. You can also fold it to reduce its footprint A sturdy machine is made of durable materials and can withstand regular use Its damper settings allow for customization

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Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 Magnetic Rowing Machine review

sunny health & fitness sF-rW5515 Rower Review

PROS Lightweight & mobile Relatively quiet Reasonably priced Eight levels of resistance, with an easy to use resistance knob Large padded seat CONS Digital monitor is quite basic & provides limited data No inbuilt exercise programmes which some other machines

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What Are The Benefits Of Rowing

Rowing, whether you choose to use an indoor rowing machine or head out onto the water, is arguably one of the best forms of exercise around. No other form of exercise comes close in terms of effectiveness or efficiency. Rowing works all of your major muscles as well as your heart and lungs which means that every workout will make the most of your valuable time and energy.

Is Rowing The Best Cardio Machine

There are other cardio machines you can use to get and stay fit and lean but, in our opinion, the rower is the best option by far. Check out this informative article to learn just how good a workout rowing is.

How Many Calories Can You Burn Rowing

Rowing, whether you choose to use an indoor rowing machine or head out onto the water, is arguably one of the best forms of exercise around. No other form of exercise comes close in terms of effectiveness or efficiency. Rowing works all of your major muscles as well as your heart and lungs which means that every workout will make the most of your valuable time and energy.