A brand can decide tons of factors such as price, durability, features etc. when it comes to buying a rowing machine. A lot of factors go into deciding the best brands such as their experience in the industry, customer reviews and so on. So if you’re wondering which rowing machine brands to check out, we’ve got it covered, here are the top 5.

Concept2

If you’re not restrained by a budget the Concept2 has some exclusive models for you like the Model D and E. Their rowers have an air resistance system and are known for their durability and reliability.

Concept2 designed the first rower in the year 1981 and since then has grown in stature. Their top rowers also come with the PM5 monitor which provides all important aspects of your workout like the distance covered, calories burned and most importantly your heart rate.

WaterRower

Here’s a brand that is known for their uniqueness. If a realistic rowing experience is what you crave WaterRower has got you covered. Their rowers come fitted with a water tank and paddles that create the resistance and in turn the realistic feel

Also, the rowers are made of natural wood which makes them durable and sturdy plus it also blends in really well with the house furniture. Their top rowing machines can cost you around $1000-$2000.

LifeCore Fitness

LifeCore fitness has its headquarters in California and has been in the industry since 1990. Apart from rowing machines they also manufacture elliptical trainers and bikes but what stands out are their magnetic rowers.

Magnetic rowers unlike air or water rowers are silent. They are also compact and fold up for easy storage. Their top models are the R88 and the R100.

First Degree Fitness

One of the biggest claims of this brand is that their rowers are the most advanced which is primarily due to the fluid technology they use in their commercial and home machines which makes working out smoother and efficient.

The Evolution E250 is one of their top notch models. It’s durable, comes with an amazing LCD monitor, the saddle and handle have adequate padding plus the machine can be folded for easy storage too.

Stamina

If you’re in need of a budget model, then Stamina is exactly the brand your looking for. Though cheap their rowers are yet durable and come with important features that make working out easy and efficient.

Stamina has been in the industry since 1987 and since then has maintained the quality of its products. You can get their top rower for about $500 and a budget model for as low as $200. Stamina’s aim is to offer value for money and with products like the Avari Magnet or the ATS rower that’s exactly what they do.