Top 10 Best Rowing Machine in 2016 – Prices and Reviews

When thinking of buying a rowing machine, you have to bare in mind that, there are various types of equipment to consider and which in their own way, affect the price of the rowing machine. You have to consider the magnetic resistance, piston, and water. Make sure that you choose the right rower for your fitness needs.  Cost is an important factor in making a smart decision

Here is our top 10 best rowing machine in 2016 in various price ranges 

10. StaminaAvari


It is one of the best rowing machine which has an affordable price range. It goes for between $136 – $200. It is a product which incorporates design, durability and effectiveness to give you  a total body workout which is very much achievable in the comfort of your home. It has a weight capacity of 250 pounds, weighs 35 pounds and can easily fold for easy storage when you are not using it.

9. Lifespan Fitness RW1000 Rowing Machine

Lifespan Fitness RW1000 Rowing Machine

It is one of the best rowing machines which costs under $500. Its price range is between $400 – $451. So if you are looking for a rowing machine and you have a slightly larger budget for it, this is the rower to go for. It features a solid steel frame with a 16.5 pound flywheel. It measures 90 x 18.5 x 23 inches yet it can fold easily while not in use. It has a 300 pound user capacity and boasts to have received the 2008 Gear Awards Seal of Excellence.

8. Concept2 Model D Indoor Rowing Machine

Concept2 Model D Indoor Rowing Machine

With a price range of between $891 – $945, this rowing machine will offer you with the highest quality and more features. It has a comfortable sliding seat which will offer you the comfort you need during workouts. It has many features which include compact design, 5 year manufacturer’s warranty, quiet mode of operation, and adjustable foot pedals. It also has a durable combination of aluminium and steel parts. It weighs 57 pounds.

7. Concept2 Model E

Concept2 Model E

This is one of the best indoor rowing machine to buy. Its price range is between $1,200 – $1,260 and it has many features which puts it on top in terms of durability and convenience. The features include a compact design which is separated into two pieces. The weight capacity is at  500pound and has a  high tech monitor. There is a log card which stores your personal workouts and preferences, thus enabling you to track your progress.

6. Fuel F300

Fuel F300

It has a price range of $450 – $499. You have an option of adjusting the damper settings 16 different locations, which are difficult. It all depends on how hard you are willing to work. After that, sit back on the molded seat and get ready to increase the strokes you cover per minute.

5. ProForm 440R Rower

ProForm 440R Rower

The price for this rowing machine ranges between $221 – $225. Once you take a seat in this beautiful rower, you only need to get the strap in securely using the adjustable foot straps. If you need the pedals to pivot, they will, and you will be able to row the machine as the speed doubles as the strength of the machine increases with the pulley adjustment for curls, and dead lifts.

4. Water Rower Club Rowing Machine

Water Rower Club Rowing Machine

Though it has a high price tag which ranges between $1,000 – $1,095, it is one of the best rowing machines in the world. It has a rower on the front and uses a Flywheel, which is similar to the sport of rowing itself, thus replicating the feel of being in the boat in the ocean or lake.

3. Kettler Kadett Rower

Kettler Kadett Rower

The price range for this rower is between $541 – $550. It is different from other rowing machines as it ihas a resistance which is made possible by the hydraulic cylinder industrial strength and will save you your strength. You can keep track of your workouts on an LCD monitor which keeps an eye on your heart rate.

2. LifeCore Fitness R88 Rower

LifeCore Fitness R88 Rower

It has a price range of $642 – $650 and has six settings to choose from. It has a built in race program  which will offer you with the challenge you are looking for in the sport. 

1.  Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine

Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine

It is one of the most affordable rowing machines with a price range of between $115 – $118. How does it work? It doesn’t have a pulley system but  one has to grab a hold of the rowing with both arms and pull and push against the resistance of the  gas shock. It is perfect for those who don’t have the space. When not in use, it folds up easily.

Choose the best among the 10 above according to your pocket and rowing needs. All of them are great machines.

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