Rowing machines such as those produced by Kettler, ProForm, and Stamina, exercise the upper body as well as the lower body.
They are one of the best types of fitness machines that you can use if you want to get a full body workout
If you are looking for a low-impact piece of exercise equipment that can provide everything from fat-burning cardiovascular aerobic workouts to anaerobic strength-training workouts, you should consider purchasing a rowing machine.
The rowing machine is a good piece of fitness equipment because it work the arms, back, shoulder, abdomen and leg muscles, as well as provides a versatile workout. The rowing machine probably provides more of a complete workout for your muscles and body than other fitness equipment available on the market today.
Making the decision to purchase a rowing machine can be a daunting one especially if this will be a first time purchase. However, similar to other kinds of items being purchased, you should pay attention to the following:
Space requirements – do you have enough space to keep the rowing machine
Cost – is it within the budget that I have available
Quality – look for reviews of different models. Look specifically for a review of the model you will buy
Check resistance levels and types – investigate whether the different levels will be adequate for your exercise program.
Assembly requirements – if assembling equipment and other kinds of items are not for you, then you may need to consider asking a friend to assist with assembling the machine after purchase.
Whatever type of rowing machine you choose, rest assured that rowers are an excellent choice for developing aerobic fitness and building a healthy heart.