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Rowing Machine

A stationary exercise machine that simulates rowing

An Overview of Rowing Machine

An indoor rower, or rowing machine, is a machine used to simulate the action of watercraft rowing for the purpose of exercise or training for rowing. Indoor rowing has become established as a sport in its own right, drawing a competitive environment from across the world.


  • It's a total body workout
  • It's good for people of all fitness levels to try
  • It can be meditative
  • It's great for the heart and lungs
  • It's a great alternative to the treadmill or elliptical


Brand new rowing machines start from around £150.


A rowing machine can be purchased online or in stores relating to health and fitness. Alternatively, rowing machines are found in most gyms and can be used through purchasing a membership.

Adaptations and Equipment

A rowing machine

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