Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine ReviewThe Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine is not your average, run of the mill, hydraulic-piston rower.

It is a little pricier than its competitors, but the build quality and features far surpass them as well.

The Kettler Favorit is manufactured in Germany and the Germans know a thing or two about making high-quality products (does Mercedes & BMW ring a bell).

If you’re not convinced about the durability, the manufacturer sure is, because they offer a lifetime warranty on the frame! Read the rest of this entry

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ProForm 550R Rower ReviewThe ProForm 550R Rower has a unique design that would look great in any home gym.

ProForm is one of the leading and most innovative fitness companies around and are known for selling great fitness products.

The ProForm 550R Rowing Machine provides users of all ages and fitness levels with a great full-body workout.

It’s low price, great features, and strong build quality make it a great beginner rowing machine. Read the rest of this entry

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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

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Stamina X Air Rower ReviewWith new upgrades and a fresh paint job, is the Stamina X Air Rower worth the higher price?

The feeling is mixed between consumers and I can see why.

While the Stamina X is a very sleek looking rowing machine, that gives you a killer cardiovascular workout, it does have a few drawbacks.

Users love the newly designed pivoting foot pedals but are still frustrated with some ongoing quality issues. Read the rest of this entry

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The Stamina 1402 ATS Air Rower is an “all around solid” rowing machine.

But is it worth the extra money?

This is the real question that must be answered.

Stamina has built multiple mid-market rowing machines that are all similar and great quality. Read the rest of this entry

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HCI Fitness Sprint Outrigger Scull Rowing Machine ReviewThe HCI Fitness Sprint Outrigger Scull Rowing Machine (RX-SPT) is a hydraulic piston rower that gives you the genuine feel of rowing outdoors on water.

Complete with a compact, sturdy steel design, this rower provides  12 levels of adjustable resistance.

It also comes equipped with a performance monitor that tracks important fitness data such as workout time, stroke count, and calories burned.

This rowing machine was one of the toughest ones I reviewed to date.  Overall, different sources give it a good rating, but when I spent several hours to wade through the comments from different sources there were some obvious issues that can’t go ignored and undocumented.  Read the rest of this entry

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