Reap the benefits of the rower by adding one of these machines to your workout space.
If you want a hardcore workout that will build up your aerobic fitness, torch calories, and sculpt your back, hamstrings and glutes, look no further than indoor rowing. The machines take the principles of rowing crew on an actual boat and applies them in an indoor setting, so—in most cases—no water necessary.
The rower offers a great chance to switch up your cardio routine when you get sick of the treadmill or elliptical, while also working your entire body in a way no running routine can. That's just one reason why it's a great idea to have a rower handy—but there are definitely more.
Since rowers are (relatively) compact, they can make a great addition for any home gym, especially if you're treadmill-phobic. Here are our top picks for the best ones to add to your setup.