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Air ResistanceOverall best exercise machine

Best in Class: Concept2 Model D

Hydraulic Piston ResistanceStamina-1215-Orbital-Rowing-Machine-with-Free-Motion-Arms

Best in Class: Stamina 1215 Orbital

Magnetic Resistance

Magnetic Resistnace Rowing Machine

Best in Class: Stamina Avari Rower

Water ResistanceWaterRower Natural Rowing Machine

Best in Class: WaterRower Natural