5 Rowing machine every fitness freak must check out

By | March 11, 2017

As people are becoming more aware and careful about their fitness and health, a whole new set of equipment have been introduced and become really popular among the masses.

One such equipment is an Indoor rowing machine. This machine provides you with a perfect opportunity to do your cardio at home and although a good rowing machine might not come cheap, it is worth the investment.

So if you are new to this equipment and don’t know where to start looking, we have a perfect list compiled for you of the best rowing machines for 2017.

Concept 2 Model D Indoor Machine with PM5

One of the top-notch models is this Concept2 model which is an air-resistance based rower. While Air rowing machine is considered to provide the most difficult workout, these models lack resistance adjustment but this model is the best air rowing model you could find in the market.

This model provides you with a performance monitor 5 which makes it easy to note down accurate training values of each row for comparison later on.

It also comes with an adjustable monitor arm, footrests, and ergonomic handles. Its two-piece storage and its caster wheels make it easier to handle and move around.

Although it is a little costly at about $1000 it is undoubtedly the best investment you could ever make on a rowing machine.


Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050

While this model lies in the low range rowing machines at just $125, this model should no way be considered a low-quality machine which can’t provide you with adequate resistance to your cardio. This is the perfect model for all those lazy asses who don’t wish to get out of their house and want their own private gym at home.

One of its plus points is that it is really compact and easy to store which can prove to be really useful if you are a little short on the space. It also comes with a basic monitor which displays the stroke count, time and the calories burned.

Few drawbacks of this model are that there is a chance that your feet might slip out of the machine’s foot straps or you may not find the resistance high enough but this can easily be compensated for its low cost.

Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050

Stamina Air Rower

A wind-resistance rowing machine which proves to be really effective at generating adequate wind-resistance for all levels of athletes and comes with a multipurpose monitor which displays all relevant information like your speed, calories burned, time and distance.

Although its seat has been found to be slightly uncomfortable, its large footplates more than makeup for this defect. It is easy to store and carry due to its built-in wheels and its floor protectors greatly help in avoiding any slip while this model is being transferred. At just $299, it is your best bet for affording a high-quality rowing machine.

Stamina Air Rower

Velocity Exercise CHR-2001 Magnetic Rower

Another high-quality machine which uses Magnetic resistance and comes up in the high end of the price scale at $600, this model is really one of the best models for all beginners and experienced rowers. Its DMC system allows you to adjust the resistance to your comfort and gives you a smooth intense workout as desired.

Another benefit of this model is its easily read LCD screen which helps you to keep a track of your exercise and provides you with a list of training programs which you could try.

Another advantage of this rower is that it is easy to store because of its easily foldable feature and with its large polyurethane molded saddle and anodized aluminum profile in association with rectangular tubing support make it a really stable and comfortable rowing machine.

Velocity Exercise CHR-2001 Magnetic Rower

Sunny Health and Fitness Rowing Machine SF-RW 1205

One of the most budgeted rowing machines, this is easily a safe bet for all those newbies who are trying rowing machines for the first time. A sturdy rowing machine which provides you with a variety of features at its low price and allows you a chance to set your resistance at 12 levels which are completely ideal for a beginner and an experienced rower alike.

Sunny Health and Fitness Rowing Machine

It provides you with a comfortable, smooth exercise experience with its adjustable foot straps and pivoting foot plates and displays basic information on the screen for you to take note which includes time, count, total count, calories burned, etc. Due to its lightweight feature, it is easy to store and move. At just $70, this is truly a value for money deal and a good investment for serious rowers.

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