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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Kettler Rowing Machines – Worth A look?

Kettler Rowing Machines – Worth A look?

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Many fitness experts believe that rowing is the ultimate workout. It is one of the few exercises that works all three muscle groups and also stimulates the cardiovascular system at the same time. Using a rowing machine a half an hour a day, three times a week is one of the fastest way to get into shape because the workout works your entire body at the same time. A Kettler rowing machine is one of the best machines you can find for limited space. Its frame is stable and smooth and better than most of even your more expensive models. The entire group of upper body muscles is worked with a rowing machine, one of the best workouts you’ll ever get with a compact machine of its size. The Kettler…
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Tunturi Rowing Machines – Are They Still A Good Choice?

Tunturi Rowing Machines – Are They Still A Good Choice?

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Deciding to invest in any piece of fitness equipment requires ample research. A Tunturi rowing machine is an excellent choice if you are looking for a high quality, well manufactured rower. They have been in the business for more than 80 years, providing high quality fitness equipment for fitness enthusiasts across the globe. Anyone looking for a home rowing machine needs to look at the models offered by Tunturi. Each rower designed with the user in mind- from the innovative display monitor to the rowing handle featuring a built in pulse reader. Each rower offered by this manufacturer has a well padded seat designed for comfort, situated on two rails for smooth gliding every time. And most are easy to set up; within a matter of minutes you can be…
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Beny Indoor Rowers – A Quick Giude

Beny Indoor Rowers – A Quick Giude

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When you stop to take a closer look at the Beny rowing machine, there are 3 popular models worth spending a moment considering. Each one uses a different resistance mechanism, but they all offer a complete full body workout and an invigorating cardiovascular program that stimulate heart strength and improves physical stamina. The V-fit Fit-Start Dual Hydraulic Rowing Machine, for example, uses speed proportionate air resistance and magnetic resistance combined to give a smoother, more realistic workout. It includes a handy display console with important session data which includes the amount of calories (energy) you have used during the session. It is especially easy to transport with wheels mounted on the front end, and a lightweight design that can be quickly stored away. Another model, the Beny V-Fit HR2-D Hermes…
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New Or Used Rowing Machine – Whats Best?

New Or Used Rowing Machine – Whats Best?

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We have rowing machine expert, Holli Moreno here with us today. And she will like to tell you about, what to look for when you want to buy an indoor rower. And you’re not sure whether you want a new model or a second-hand/used model. Also she like tell you, why she advises her friends, to go for a brand new rower, if they can afford it. Rowing machines are one of the best equipment with which to burn calories and obtain a complete body workout. That is because these machines are very low impact, putting little stress on the knees and hips, and provide both cardiovascular as well as strength training. Therefore, an opportunity to buy new rowing machines for sale should be capitalized upon. Not only will they save on money,…
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