With lockdown measures easing one minute and tightening up the next and throwing so much uncertainty around, it’s safe to say that for those who like to keep fit, 2020 remains the year of working out at home. And, if you’re in the process of setting up your own private gym, you might be wondering just which pieces of equipment are key.
A rowing machine is a great choice if you’re after an aerobic and upper-body workout in one, targeting major muscle groups and raising your heartrate for a fast and effective session that gets results.
With such a plethora of rowing machines to choose from on the market today, it can be difficult knowing just which one to pick – so to help set you off on the right track, we’ve rounded up five of the best luxury choices to add to your home gym today.
AJH Rowing Machine with magnetic control, £30,717
This high-tech offering is undoubtedly one of the very best rowing machines money can buy, and thanks to its compact size, it takes up minimal space.
Featuring 10-way adjustable resistance, and LCD screen with time, distance and speed settings and a comfortable padded foam seat, the user-friendly training computer and scanning and time features allow you to plan your workout perfectly.
BZLLW Rowing Machine Indoor Rower, £8,122.22
For a slightly less extravagant luxury purchase, BZLLW’s indoor rowing machine offers club style and a speed-proportionate air resistance chain drive system and comes complete with a canted, wide-reach row bar.
Featuring a sophisticated anatomically-designed, contoured seat and a three-screen, six-function exercise monitor, this one is for the gym-goers who take their workouts very seriously – and when only the best will do.
Yangsanjin Compact Folding Magentic Rowing Machine, £7,256.96
Yangsanjin’s compact folding rowing machine is quick and easy to install and comes with a modern dumbbell bench design and adjustable resistance. It has a weight capacity of 300lb, making it a perfect choice for people of all shapes and sizes, and its high-quality, aluminium alloy beams maintain its strength.
Silent and stable, it keeps noise during use to a minimum, and is easily folded for storage where space is limited.
YAYY Exercise Fitness Rowing Machine, £7,023.00
For the skiing enthusiast (or wannabe), this unique offering from YAYY is a ski and rowing machine in one. Providing distance, speed, pace, calories and watts for each workout, it can be used in both bipolar and classic alternating arm technology. Wall-mounted and free-standing, it’s the perfect piece of kit to help increase your upper body strength and endurance, whilst simultaneously putting your legs and core through their paces, too.
This model features a quick-start pacemaker, heart rate control and custom user programme for added functionality.