Concept2 Model E ReviewThe Concept2 Model E Rowing Machine is an upgrade from the very popular “Model D” Rower.

Like its predecessor, it’s commercial grade and has amazing build quality!

The smooth, strong, realistic resistance makes it a popular model used by Olympic Rowers and fitness clubs around the world.

The Model E comes with a few upgrades compared to the Model D such as higher seat, nickel-plated chain, and longer monitor arm. Read the rest of this entry

WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine ReviewThe WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine is one of the most aesthetically pleasing rowers on the market!

Not to mention, one of the best performing as well!

It is part of the “Natural” series of WaterRowers, due to it’s solid Ash Wood and stained Honey Oak construction material.

The S4 performance monitor is also considered top of the line with many advanced features.

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Velocity Fitness Magnetic Rower ReviewThe Velocity Fitness Magnetic Rower is one of the best mid-range magnetic rowers on the market!

It is also known as the Velocity Exercise Magnetic Rower, Cap Barbell CHR-2001, and Proteus PMR-3000 (more on this below)!

The magnetic resistance design uses a Drum Magnetic Control (DMC) system to provide smooth, quiet, adjustable resistance.

A compact design makes it ideal for smaller workout areas. Plus, it can fold up in seconds and be rolled away to save plenty of additional floor space. Read the rest of this entry

First Degree FItness Pacific Challenge AR Rowing MachineThe First Degree Fitness Pacific Challenge AR Fluid Rower looks like a cross between a tank and rowing machine!

The Pacific Challenge AR is part of First Degree’s ‘Horizontal Series’ of rowing machines.

This series is for ‘home rowers’, which are slightly lower cost and more compact.

Although slightly lower cost and more compact, the Pacific AR still provides the same great resistance and smooth rowing stroke as the larger, more expensive models. Read the rest of this entry

WaterRower Club ReviewThe WaterRower Club Rowing Machine in Ash Wood is another fine addition to the WaterRower collection.

Like the other WaterRower models, it provides an ultra-smooth rowing motion that mimics the feeling of rowing on water.

It also provides a top of the line performance monitor and unmatched build quality.

This model is very similar to the WaterRower ‘Natural’, but the ‘Club’ is designed for heavy-duty use in commercial gyms and rehabilitation clinics. Read the rest of this entry

Concept2 Model D ReviewWith over 100 listed rowers on Amazon, the Concept2 Model D Rowing Machine outshines them all!

While in the higher price range, the old saying, “you get what you pay for” isn’t just a cliche.

The commercial grade ‘Concept2 Model D’ is virtually indestructible and is tough enough to be used in health clubs, boathouses, and various training facilities around the world. Read the rest of this entry

Bladez Fitness Cascade RowerThe Bladez Fitness Cascade Rower is an excellent blend of price and quality.

Manufactured by a leader in the home fitness equipment industry, Bladez Fitness delivers an affordable, high-quality magnetic rowing machine.

With 16 levels of adjustable resistance, this rowing machine is guaranteed to have you losing weight and toning muscles with a tough full-body workout. Read the rest of this entry

Sole SR500 Rower reviewThe Sole SR500 Rower is the only rowing machine manufactured by SOLE Fitness.

SOLE is known for making high quality treadmills and ellipticals but have been trying break into the rowing machine market.

I feel they have been successful with the release of the SR500 Rowing Machine.

It provides excellent dual resistance technology with great build quality and comfort. Read the rest of this entry

Velocity Exercise Vantage Programmable Rower ReviewLooking for strong resistance? Then look no further than the Velocity Exercise Vantage Programmable Rower.

This dual air & magnetic resistance combination offers a smooth strong rowing stroke for all ages & fitness levels.

Receive a full-body workout that burns calories and is low-impact!

Complete with 16 levels of adjustable magnetic resistance and a multi-function monitor, this rowing machine offers a lot of great features. Read the rest of this entry

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5508 Ultra Tension Magnetic Pro RowerThe Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5508 Ultra Tension Magnetic Pro Rower is considered an upgraded Sunny magnetic model.

But is it actually worth the increase in price?

A lot of time I see “upgrades” that fail to provide anything better at all.

Sometimes the only upgrade seems to be the price tag.  However, this is NOT the case with the SF-RW5508 Ultra Tension Magnetic Pro Rower! Read the rest of this entry