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Rowing Machines

Do you like to row? Do you think you might like to row? Are you looking for a combination strength and aerobic exercise?

A rowing machine offers both a cardio workout as well as strength training. All the large muscle groups are in action when rowing giving you a nice aerobic workout. Exercising using a rowing machine also strengthens the shoulders, stomach, arms and back.

The gentle, consistent motions of rowing allow for little strain on joints and muscles while providing a good workout. Your form is of utmost importance though. If improper form occurs, strain and stress will happen. Keep your elbows close to your body for the best results and avoid full extension of your knees and elbows.

The benefits of using a rowing machine regularly include a good full body workout. Your legs, back, arms and abs will benefit from this type of workout as well as you heart and lungs.

If you suffer from a bad back or troubling knees you may have some problems with a rowing machine. Since most of the force to work the equipment comes from your legs, bad knees may be aggravated. Because most rowing machines use the same motions as real rowing, a back that is strong or capable of that motion is a must. You may want to check with your doctor if you suffer from either of these problems. And as always, try the equipment out before purchasing.

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