WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine Review
WaterRower Natural is a flamboyant wooden rowing machine which is highly recommended for those who are really serious about using a rower.
It works on water resistance mechanism that tones up your full body, especially focusing on thighs, hips and arms muscles.
This machine comes fitted with a water tank which helps to generate the resistance while rowing and the pleasing water splashing sound in the tank gives the realistic feeling of rowing across the stretch of water. Unlike, other rowers you don’t have to switch between the resistance levels because it automatically adjusts according to your rowing speed and strength, the harder you row and the greater will be the resistance generated by water, therefore making it suitable for both, beginners as well as for the professional athletes.
This machine is exceptionally robust and is capable of carrying weigh oft up to 1000 pounds.
WaterRower Inc. is one of the pioneer companies to manufacture the rowing machines for home and commercial use.
An ex-US national team rower John Duke first designed the rowers in the mid 1980’s and established the company to manufacture them in 1988 at New England, USA.
This company is often commended for producing the efficacious, comfortable and enduring rowers that will tempt you to workout.
Along with Natural series they also manufactures other very popular models of rowing machines – Club, Oxibridge, Classic, S1, M1 series and GX series.
WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine Features and Benefits:
- Resistance type: Water/flywheel
- Dimensions: 82 x 22.25 x 21”
- Storage: 21 x 22.25 x 82.25
- Rower weight (full tank): 47kg or 104lbs
- Rower weight (dry tank): 30.1kg or 66.5 lbs
- Maximum user capacity: 1000lbs
- Seat: Padded
- Material: Ash wood
One of the most remarkable features of this rowing machine is its stunning looks. It is made from hard and finest Ash Wood which ensures the stability of the machine and allows it to easily withstand a vigorous workout session. To make it look even more dazzling and alluring, it is hand crafted in solid Ash Wood and varnished with Honey Oak. Each of these machines is then polished with Danish Oil to give it a warm and glossy finishing touch.
The sturdy wooden frame of this machine guarantees no creaking noises while operating. It uses straps in place of chains to function which make it more quieter. The only sound this rower creates is the swishing sound of the water in the tank which enhances the feeling of rowing on real waterway.
The level of water in the tank determines the intensity and resistance of the rowing machine. You can easily adjust the resistance level according to your requirement by simply increasing and decreasing the water level in the tank.
For tremendously intense workout session fills the tank to its maximum capacity, but if you are a beginner it is advised to start with quarter tank as it produces the mild resistance, allowing your body to gradually get used to rowing exercise and prevent any muscular strains and aches.
The rowing exercise provides full body workout which helps to shed extra body fat and enhance your metabolism while strengthening our muscles.
WaterRower Natural comes with the S4 Performance Monitor that displays several workouts related information like intensity, stroke rate, heart rate, calories burned, time, distance, target zone etc. It also allows you to save your previous workout data which can be transferred to your computer, thus allowing you to keep track of your progress.
Comfortable and Convenient to Use
This rower is designed to imitate the real boat which gives you the great sensation and encourages you to workout.
The seats are well shaped and nicely padded that allows the user to comfortably undergo longer training sessions.
Since, users can easily adjust the water level according to their convenience and fitness level; it is completely suitable and safe for all types of individuals – old or young, obese or skinny, beginners or experienced.
It is also very easy and convenient to store and move this rowing machine. This equipment comes with the dual caster wheels attached to its base which allows user to easily move it around the house.
For storage purpose lift it up from one side and stand it vertically at any corner of your room.
WaterRower Natural is a beautifully made rowing machine that will last for a long time.
It performs really well in toning up the body, is extremely quiet while functioning and easy to store.
This machine can help you to lose up to 20 pounds of weight in just couple of months.
It is considered as one of the best rowing machines in the market and seems to have no real problems and drawbacks.
All in all, this rower is a great investment for daily work out right in your home. The company offers five year warranty on WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine which makes the deal even better.