Rowers provide a straightforward and convenient combination of cardio and resistance training. A low-impact exercise where users mimic rowing a boat, rowing machine benefits are many. Each stroke hits nearly every muscle group, making rowing one of the most effective workouts around.
A dual purpose machine, rowers allows users to work muscles in both the upper and lower body. Users leg muscles get a workout from pulling and pushing themselves along the main track, while muscles in the arm and chest have to contend with resistance from the handle and cord being pulled. A rowing machine is generally low to the ground with some units having an optional seat back support available.