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

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

Stamina 1215 Orbital Rowing Machine with Free Motion ArmsStamina Products, a well-known manufacturer of rowing machines and other fitness products, is at it again with the Stamina 1215 Orbital Rowing Machine with Free Motion Arms.

It’s a hydraulic-piston rower that offers adjustable resistance so people of all fitness levels can use it.

It has free-motion arms that simulate the feel of rowing with oars on water and is compact so it can be used in areas with little space.

The 1215 has a lot to offer with a price tag that’s very reasonable considering the higher-end rowers cost 3 times more! Read the rest of this entry