Rowing Machines

LIT Strength Machine Review: Rowing, Pilates & Value Workouts

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At first glance, you’re forgiven for seeing a likeness between the LIT Strength Machine and a high-tech wet/dry vacuum cleaner. Luckily, that’s where the similarity ends. This unique creation by LIT Method packs a ton of value into its home-gym-friendly size. Offering intense cardio workouts, core-strengthening pilates, and adjustable resistance up to 100 lbs, it sounds too good to be …

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Best Rowing Machines | Reviews and Comparisons 2023

Rowing Machine Reviews Guide

This guide to the best rowing machines is designed to help you find the best indoor rower for your budget. Whether you’re looking for a way to complement your on-water rowing, or simply looking for an effective way to improve your fitness at home, a rowing machine makes an excellent choice for a total body workout and single cardio machine. …

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RowPerfect3 Rowing Machine Review

RowPerfect3 Rowing Machine

The RowPerfect3 rowing machine features a floating head design that creates a rowing motion similar to that of single scull rowing, with advanced performance monitoring software to help improve the coordination of your rowing stroke. But how does this differ from more conventional fixed head ergs like the Concept2, and what studies have been performed to compare the two types …

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Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine Review

LifeCore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine

The Lifecore R100 rowing machine is an upgraded version of the R88 and R88 Pro rowers. This means you benefit from a higher weight capacity, longer warranty coverage, and twice the number of resistance levels. But how does it compare to other bestselling home rowing machines? To find out, our review takes a closer look at the design features, console …

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BodyCraft VR500 Commercial Pro Rower Review

BodyCraft VR500 Commercial Rower

The BodyCraft VR500 Commercial Pro Rowing Machine is the top-of-the-line model in a series that also features the highly rated VR100 and VR400 rowers. So, how does it compare to award-winning rowing machines, like the Concept2 and WaterRower? In this review, we’re going to be making some important comparisons between these top rated indoor rowers. We’ll also take a closer …

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Kettler Kadett Rowing Machine Review

Kettler Kadett Rowing Machine

The Kettler Kadett Rowing Machine is one of two hydraulic resistance machines produced by the company, and is usually available for around $599. In this review we wanted to take a closer look at the frame design and console features, paying close attention to Kettler’s innovative in-ear heart rate monitoring system. We’ll also be making comparisons between the Kadett and …

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Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 Review

Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is one of the air resistance models from Stamina’s incredibly popular range of indoor home rowing machines. But how does their air rower stack up against two of the most highly rated rowers under $500 – the Body Trac 1050 and 1215 Orbital? This is one of the questions we’re going to be answering …

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Kettler Coach M Indoor Exercise Rower Review

Kettler Coach M Indoor Rowing Machine

The Kettler Coach M Indoor Exercise Rower is a significant upgrade over their Kadett rowing machine. But being in the same price bracket as the Concept2 and WaterRower, does it really have what it takes to compete? This is what we’ll be finding out in our review, by taking a look at the design features, workout programs, and display console …

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WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine Review

WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine Ash S4 Monitor

By using water to create self-regulating resistance, the WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine is serious competition for the Concept2. In this review, we take a look at all aspects of the design, including the resistance system, console features, training software, and customer reviews. We’ll also make some important comparisons between the WaterRower Natural and two of the best rowing machines on …

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Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine Review

Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine

The Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine is high quality indoor rower that uses an innovative pivoting motion and hydraulic cylinder system to provide a wide range of potential resistance levels. This review makes some important comparisons between the Favorit and lower priced hydraulic rowers, to find out which model represents the best value for money. We also take an in-depth look …

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Stamina BodyTrac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine

Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine

The Stamina BodyTrac Glider 1050 is a bestselling home rowing machine that’s designed to emulate the feeling of rowing on water. But how does the rowing stroke and resistance level compare to a WaterRower? In this review we take a close look at how the adjustable hydraulic resistance system works, as well as the display console functions, customer reviews, and …

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ProRower H2O RX-750 Rowing Machine Review

H2O Fitness RX-750 Pro Rower Club Series Rowing Machine

The ProRower H2O RX-750 Home Series Rowing Machine is one of the latest rowers to use water as part of the resistance system. It also joins the RX-850 and RX-950 in the H2O Fitness range of indoor rowing machines. But can the RX-750 really create an effective home rowing experience? To find out, we’ll make some important comparisons between the …

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Sunny SF-RW1205 Rowing Machine Review

Sunny Health and Fitness SF-RW1205 Rowing Machine

The Sunny SF-RW1205 rowing machine is currently one of the lowest priced and most compact rowing machines available, yet maintains a high average review rating due to its overall build quality and how easy it is to fold and store. This review takes a closer look at the design features that make this machine so unique, as well as the …

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ProForm 440R Rowing Machine Review

ProForm 440R Rowing Machine

The ProForm 440R combines functional training with indoor rowing, thanks to a versatile low pulley system. But does this type of multi-function fitness equipment really work? Or should you buy a specialist home rowing machine? In our review we take a closer look at the design features, display console functions, workout feedback, customer reviews, and level of assembly required. This …

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Concept 2 Rower Review: Model D vs Model E

Concept 2 Model D Indoor Rower with PM4

The Concept 2 has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the top rowing machines on the market. With no shortage of reviews praising the high build quality, effective workout options, and level of customer service, we wanted to take a closer look at the range in more detail. This review takes an in-depth look at the benefits of using …

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