7 home rowers to give you super-ripped arms
Or just make you tired from all of that rowing!
If you have no desire to leave the house when it's both freezing cold and you're in the middle of a pandemic, you can squeeze in a good indoor workout with the help of a rower. It'll be tough, but the payoff will be that you'll have the body to make you the envy of the whole beach this summer. This machine is an excellent way to get in a full-body workout while sitting down.
We've already written a roundup for ellipticals, indoor bikes, and folding treadmills, so, now you've got all of the cardio machines you could ever need. If you're not on a budget and want to turn your home into a full-on fitness studio, you can also check out our roundup of fancy home fitness machines that are worth the money.
Sunny Health & Fitness Magnetic Rowing Machine Rower - amazon.com235.02Shop Now
This is the most budget-friendly rower on this list. For just under $250, this rower has eight adjustable resistance levels, a digital monitor, non-slip handlebars, and floor stabilizers. It also can be folded up and stored out of the way.
Stamina X Water Rower - dickssportinggoods.com599.99Shop Now
An alternative type of rowing machine is the water rower. This Stamina rower simulates what it really feels like to row on the water. You can add more water to increase the resistance, as well as take out water to decrease the resistance. This rower has a stand for your mobile device with a multi-function monitor that displays calories, time, stroke count, and distance.
MaxKare Water Rowing Machine Water Rower with Water Resistance & Large LCD Monitor for Home Use - amazon.com399.99Shop Now
If you want a slightly more budget-friendly water rower, this MaxKare is a few hundred dollars cheaper.
Proform RW600 - nordictrack.com999.00Shop Now
NordicTrack is always a brand I include in fitness roundups because all of their cardio machines come with one year free of iFit membership (a $468 value). This rower is high in cost but comes with 26 different resistances, a 10" monitor, and interactive classes. That means the trainers can literally change your resistance levels for you, so there is no faking the work.
Row-s - echelonfit.com1639.98Shop Now
If you want one of those really fancy rowers, this Echelon model has all the bells and whistles. It comes with a massive, rotating 22" HD screen that connects you to world-class trainers, specific exercise classes, and scenic workouts alike.
440R Rower - proform.com799.00Shop Now
This rower has double the benefits, as it works as a typical magnetic rower and has a low pulley system. That system can be used to target your upper body during workouts. It has eight different resistance levels between low, medium, and heavy.
FITNESS REALITY 1000 PLUS Bluetooth Magnetic Rowing Machine Rower - walmart.com289.00Shop Now
This is another budget-friendly rower. You can get a great work out with the 14 different levels of resistance. You can also use the front stabilizer foot pads for additional exercises such as curls, upright rows, bent over rows, front raises, shrugs, triceps extensions, and standing shoulder presses.