Are rowers good cardio?

are rowing machines good cardio?

Before delving into the specifics of rowing machines, it’s crucial to understand what constitutes a good cardio workout. Cardiovascular exercise, often simply referred to as ‘cardio,’ involves raising your heart rate and increasing blood circulation throughout the body. Effective cardio workouts strengthen the heart and lungs, improve endurance, and contribute to overall health and well-being. … Read more

5 Best Rowing Machines under £500

best rowing machine under £500

As a fitness enthusiast on a quest to find the best rowing machines under £500 in the UK, I’ve explored several options that promise to deliver both quality and value. Understanding the importance of a balanced workout, I’ve scrutinized these models for their performance, durability, and extra features. Here’s my personal take on what each … Read more

3 Best Rowing Machines under £300

best rowing machine under £300

The quest for the best rowing machine under £300 can be daunting, especially with the plethora of options available in the UK market. I’ve taken a deep dive into some popular choices, scrutinizing each model’s features, benefits, and drawbacks. My goal is to provide a well-rounded view, helping you decide which machine aligns best with … Read more

Muscles Worked by a Rowing Machine

rowing machine muscles worked

Rowing machines are renowned for their efficiency in providing a full-body workout. Often underestimated, these machines are powerhouses when it comes to engaging multiple muscle groups. This article delves into the specifics of which muscles are worked during a rowing session and how they benefit from this comprehensive form of exercise. Muscles Worked by Rowing … Read more

9 Surprising Benefits of Rowing Machines

rowing machine benefits

As a dedicated user and advocate of indoor rowing machines in the UK, I’ve come to appreciate the depth and breadth of benefits these remarkable machines offer. Not only have they revolutionised my fitness routine, but they’ve also brought unexpected joys and advantages. Rowing Machine Benefits 1. Comprehensive Full-Body Workout: A Deeper Understanding Rowing machines … Read more

Concept2 Skierg Review

concept 2 skierg review

Welcome to this Concept2 Ski Erg review. Not content with dominating the world of machine rowing, Concept2 have also turned their attention to the sport of Nordic Skiing by developing the Concept2 Ski Erg. If you have ever watched Nordic Skiing you will know that it is an incredibly demanding sport that requires excellent strength and … Read more

WaterRower Natural Review

waterrower review

WaterRower is a brand that is famous for making stylish sleek rowing rowing machines. The WaterRower Natural rower is their flagship product and boasts a stylish large ash frame and uses the WaterRower patented water flywheel for resistance. Performance At first glance you would be forgiven for thinking that the WaterRower Natural may be a case … Read more

JLL R200 Review

jll r200 rowing machine review

The JLL R200 is magnetic resistance rowing machine that is direct belt driven. JLL is a Birmingham based supplier of  fitness equipment including rowers, treadmills, exercise bikes and cross trainers. The JLL R200 may be their most popular product Performance The JLL R200 is one of the most popular magnetic rowing machines on the market. Magnetic … Read more

V-Fit AR1 Artemis 2 Air Rowing Machine Review

v-fit ar1 artemis 2 air rowing machine review

Welcome to this review of the V-Fit AR1 Artemis 2 Air Rower review. Being equipped with a chain drive, this rower is designed for both home and gym use. Performance The Artemis 2 uses air resistance through the use of a flywheel. This means that the harder you row, the greater the resistance. If you … Read more