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

Stamina Air Rower 1399 ReviewDo you want an air resistance rowing machine but don’t want to pay $1,000?

Then look no further than the Stamina Air Rower 1399!

You won’t break the bank with this rowing machine and the quality won’t suffer either.

The Stamina Air Rower 1399 has a solid steel frame, comfortable padded seat, multi-function monitor, and is 1/3 the price of high-end air rowers you see in the gym.

Is it really possible that this rowing machine can deliver the same kind of full-body workout you get from the high-end rowers at your local fitness club? Read the rest of this entry

Xterra ERG400 Rower ReviewLooking for an honest Xterra Erg400 Rower review?

Look no further because I breakdown each feature and describe all the pros and cons.

Unfortunately, with the Xterra Erg400 Rowing Machine there may be more cons than pros.

While the ERG400 does have many great features like dual combination resistance and easy-fold storage, it lacks in other important areas like dependability and build quality.

There also seems to be a large number of negative consumer reviews which you can read about in more detail below.

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Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5623 Air Magnetic Rower ReviewThe Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5623 Air Magnetic Rower is currently the only budget air/magnetic rower on the market.

If you are looking for an inexpensive dual resistance rowing machine, then this is your model!

The SF-RW5623 comes fully equipped with “dynamic response” air resistance and 8 levels of adjustable magnetic tension.

It has a smooth, strong rowing stroke with excellent build quality and comfort.

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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

WaterRower A1 Home Rowing Machine ReviewLike all WaterRower rowing machines, the WaterRower A1 Home Rowing Machine makes you feel like you’re really actually rowing outdoors!

From the soothing sound of splashing water, to the smoothness of every rowing stroke, this rower is built to impress it’s users.

Whether you just want to row casually or get a killer full-body workout, the A1 can easily meet ALL your workout needs! Read the rest of this entry

Waterrower Oxbridge Rowing MachineThis WaterRower Oxbridge Rowing Machine review showcases how truly stunning this machine is!

Coming from WaterRowers premium level Designer Series,  it is a perfect mix of style and functionality.

Handcrafted from solid cherry wood with a Danish oil finish and made with premium materials, this rower is truly a work of art. Read the rest of this entry

Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine ReviewThe Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine is a perfect blend of two of the best resistance types!

It is the only commercial-grade rowing machine to have both air and magnetic resistance so there’s always a smooth and consistent motion throughout the entire rowing stroke.

It provides 16 levels of adjustable resistance controlled by a blue/green backlit multifunctional performance monitor with built-in heart rate receiver (wireless chest strap is included).

Now get ready for this, it also comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, whether it’s used for home or commercial use!

If that’s not enough for you, the R100 is the Winner of the 2013 Head of the Class Award from Fitness Professor Review.  Read the rest of this entry