Velocity Exercise Magnetic Rower Review
This high grade magnetic rowing machine comes at a great price, which does not cost an arm and a leg. It is jam packed with features, is well made and looks great as well, which makes it a great choice for those who are looking for a great rowing experience, but are not able to afford the higher end models.
Aside from being very solid and well-built, the greatest part exactly this rower is that it uses a magnetic resistance system that provides a great workout without all the noise. If you’re used to a noisy, cheaper model of rower, it can be a bit nerve racking at first, but this rower is virtually silent when it’s being used. This is perfect for those who need a workout without disturbing roommates or family members, and for those who like to watch TV while they are exercising.
Keep reading this review and we will cover why this machine is completely justified with its price tag, and how it is able to compete with rowers like the Model D from Concept2.
Features and Specifications
The CHR-2001 has a very well thought out design and many features that you would expect from a top end model. There has been plenty of attention when it comes to details ensuring that not only are you getting an amazing workout, but you are getting a rower that is comfortable and allows you to monitor your progress and fold it away whenever you are finished exercising.
The magnetic resistance system is quiet and very effective, plus it comes with 12 different program settings to suit various user’s goals and fitness levels. This is perfect if you are a pro or a beginner an it’s great that the whole family can use it without worrying exactly the strength or fitness levels.
The performance monitor has a large easy to read LCD display and is more than enough for the needs of many people. It is able to track your distance, strokes per minute, time rowed, your heart rate, and the calories that are burned. The best part will be that the heart rate monitor is included, and you are able to strap it to your chest. If you had any type of doubt that this wasn’t a high end rower, then the fact that a heart rate monitor comes included should certainly prove that. This rower is great for fitness enthusiasts, serious trainers, or those who just want to get in shape.
If you have limited space, then you will be happy to know that this rower folds away, and has wheels to make it easy to move and place within your storage area. When it’s folded it comes to a 54 x 34 x 20 in dimension and has proven that it’s easy to bring premium fitness equipment into your home with ease.
This particular rower is extremely comfortable when in use because it has a PU molded saddle that is nicely padded, meaning that you’re able to stay comfortable while having a long and intense workout without becoming sore. The handles are also padded, which offers comfortable grips and the footrests can adjust easily without much effort and can conform to many users. Lastly, the seat glides effortlessly along the beam, which will offer you a great and enjoyable rowing experience.
- Rectangular tubing support.
- RDMC or Drum Magnetic Control resistance system.
- Electronic tension control.
Machine Weight: 75 lbs
Width: 30 in
Length: 45 in
Storage: Folds away
Max. Weight Capacity: 275 lbs
- Glides smoothly along the bar.
- Very quiet to use, even with intense workouts.
- Great design.
- Includes extras, such as a heart rate monitor.
- Fantastic build quality.
- Folds away for easy storage.
- Very easy to assemble with clear instructions.
- It takes a bit of effort to fold up for storage.
- The small size may cause issues for very tall people.
If you decide to purchase this rowing machine, you can certainly be confident that it will be money well spent. You will be getting a top quality rower that has a great design that you know will certainly last a long time. It is comfortable to use, and since it has an anodized aluminum profile, it looks great as well.
Another great thing exactly this rowing machine is that it is great for different types of people, whether you are someone who has a high fitness level or a beginner who is wanting to get into shape. This is simply because it’s a high end rower, it has an affordable price, and is a great quality product for your money.
Almost silent, beautifully made and offers a lot of value for the price.