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Benefits of indoor rowing

Indoor Rowing is a coordinated muscle action that involves every large muscle group in the body. Its main benefits:

  • Rowing is a non-impact exercise so supports joint health and through wide range of motion.
  • It is suitable for all sizes, all ages and all fitness levels.
  • It improves cardiovascular health and core strength.
  • It is effective for a short or long workout and can be a huge calorie burner.
  • Provides an all-body work out, better than any other cardio machine.
  • Can facilitate recovery from injury and cardiac rehabilitation.
  • A rowing workout can provide stress relief.
  • Simple technique and low risk of injury.
  • Indoor machine so rowing is not weather dependant.

 

 

Why Concept 2?

  • It is cheap to buy relative to other exercise equipment.
  • No running costs.
  • Virtually no maintenance
  • No electricity required.
  • Monitor easy and informative.
  • Easy to store or transport.
  • Quiet.

Personal Bests

Distance Date Time Pace
500 25.12.13 1.19.3 1.19.3
1000 09.04.16 2.49.6 1.24.8
2000 05.12.15 5.59.8 1.29.9
5000 19.12.15 15.59.8 1.35.9
6000 09.1.16 19.34.6 1.37.8
9117 12.11.16 30m 1.38.7
10000 15.3.14 32.57.2 1.38.8
17768 19.4.14 60m 1.41.3
21097 30.4.16 1hr.12m.37.5s 1.43.2
30000 26.4.14 1hr 45m 48s 1.45.8
42195 26.4.14 2hr29m20.0s 1.46.1

Join our Concept2 Rowing Hub by Fitness Matters on Facebook – A virtual group for those interested in rowing in a friendly and competitive team. Plenty of advice and motivation on offer for all abilities. We also currently post a Workout of the Week (WOW – with prizes) to help all your rowing times improve.