Rowing Machines come with different resistance mechanisms to deliver great performance.
Air rowing machines use fanlike air-fins to generate flywheel resistance and are the most popular type used by out of season professional rowers and athletes due to accurate data measurement and smooth real-life action. Take a look at what we think are the 3 top air rowing machines available in 2017.
Want our picks of the best rowing machines? Take a look at our top 3 best rowing machines for 2017.
The V-Fit Tornado Air Rower is a great machine for both beginners to rowing and rowing experts providing a smooth and energetic rowing experience. The V-Fit Tornado has a solid steel fame, contoured row handle to improve stroke control and a roller mounted fully padded seat. The oversize moving foot pads have 2 position straps to hold your feet comfortably and give good control to your rowing experience.
The air rower has a chain drive and speed proportionate resistance so you can train as hard or as easy as you want. The performance monitor lets you track your workout progress giving updates on calorie burn, distance, speed, stroke counter and stroke rate.
The Tornado Air Rower can be folded for easier storage and has mini wheels to aid positioning in your home.
Users of the rowing machine say:
“A good product, well made, comfortable to use and very good value.”
“This rowing machine is as good as those found in most professional gyms. Simple to assemble and straightforward to use.”
The JTX Freedom Air Rower is a really robust rower designed with gym-quality engineering for a great home fitness machine. The Freedom Air Rower comes in two colourways- either silver or black.
This rowing machine combines the best of air and magnetic resistance to deliver a smooth and controllable rowing workout. With 16 resistance levels to pick and 8 programmes you can really tailor each workout to get the perfect results every time. To monitor your performance use the height adjustable console provided with data such as Speed, Distance, Stroke, 500m Split Time, Revolutions, Time, Torque or Power, Strokes/Minute, and Heart Rate.
Users of the V-Fit Tornado Air Rower say:
“Awesome bit of kit! Rower fit nicely in garage gym. Easy to assemble. Very much like rowers in professional gyms”
“The JTX provides really good resistance, and after 40 mins rowing on one of the programs I feel like I have really worked while the rower doesn’t appear to have been tested (unlike my previous equipment!).”
This top-end rowing machine will give you a full-body workout and a superior rowing experience. The steel and aluminium frame combines durability with sleek design and will look great at home. If space is tight the Tunturi GO Row 50 Air Rowing Machine can be folded to minimise footprint when not in use. The large, pivoting pedals and ergonomically designed seat means comfort is continual throughout your workout pushing you to greater fitness achievements.
The turbine fan at the front of the air rower generates all the resistance from your rowing strokes. The difficulty can be controlled using the resistance handle near your feet so you can increase or decrease the intensity of your workout depending on your goals. The performance output is available to see using the LCD showing time, speed, distance, calories burnt, and power (Watts).