Why Ergonomics Matter When Choosing Fitness Equipment

Why Ergonomics Matter When Choosing Fitness Equipment

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This depends on the brand of rowing machine you’re using.  Given the Concept2 brand rowing machine is the most common one in American gyms, I’ll assume you’re using a C2. World and American records for various distances and times are available on the Concept2 website. You can go there and compare yourself to the record holders in your gender and age group. Now beyond simply tracking your time over a given distance, there are several other metrics you can track on a C2 ergometer, such as power (in Watts or cal/hr), total energy (in calories), or speed (in minutes/500m splits).  Most rowers are concerned more with their speed than how much energy they are expending or how much power they are producing, so you’ll most often see “real” rowers using…
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