Whether you call them rowers, rowing machines, or ergometers, these indoor trainers can be a great tool for reaching your fitness goals.
Rowing machines offer a total body workout; can engage fast twitch & slow twitch muscle fibers; and can help improve aerobic endurance as well as muscular strength.
The new generation of rowing machines are taking advantage of new resistance mechanisms, more wear resistant materials, and newer engineering techniques.
It is important to learn good rowing technique to get the most out of a rowing machine. If you can, find an expert to teach you good form.