Search thousands of topics on CostHelper.com

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business sports weddings
CostHelper > Sports & Fitness  > Rowing Machine

Rowing Machine Cost


How Much Does a Rowing Machine Cost?

 
average costTypically: $134-$1,000high costHigh: $1,000-$2,000+
post Post    

Using varying resistance levels, rowing machines build and tone muscles of the upper arms, legs and back while providing a cardiovascular workout.

Rowers come in four types-- piston, magnetic, air and water. Piston, air and magnetic rowers accommodate between 250 and 300 pounds. Water machines can often hold 500 pounds.

Typical costs:

  • Most rowers cost between $134 and $1,000 based on the type of resistance and construction material. Rowers are most often made of metal, but some top-of-the-line models, which cost $2,500, are made partially of high-quality wood.
  • Piston rowers usually cost the least because they are smaller and do not simulate real rowing. The Rowing Machine Superstore sells the piston-based Stamina GlideMaster 1210 Conversion Rower[1] with a built-in abdominal exerciser for $149.
  • Magnetic rowers and air rowers are often mid-range in price. Although both employ long strokes, magnetic rowers are usually smoother, larger and quieter. The air-based Integrity 3000[2] tracks time, speed and distance of a ride for $174, but lacks the durability, strength settings and PC interface technology for training offered by the magnetic Kettler Ergo Coach[3] for $1,259.
  • Water rowers are usually the most expensive ($1,095 to $2,500) because they use a tank of water to simulate the tough resistance posed by a lake or river. With its patented WaterFlywheel design, WaterRower offers a range of top-quality rowers[4] , like its Classic model made of Danish-oil embossed black walnut for $1,495.
Related articles: Elliptical Machine, Exercise Bike, Treadmill

What should be included:
  • All rowers should have adjustable resistance to control the intensity of a workout. Most models include a console that tracks the speed, distance and time of a row. Costlier models have ergonomic tracks, wireless control features and adjustable, contoured seats.
  • Machines come with limited warranties for at least one year, though better brands offer longer warranties. Concept2 offers a 2-year warranty for its Model E and other machines that cost $850 to $1,200, depending on their advanced console features.
Shopping for a rowing machine:
  • Sports Authority [5] sells rowers online and in stores in 40 states. The Rowing Machine Superstore[6] often sells low- and mid-range rowers at discounts to 15 percent for online orders and offers free shipping for some sale models.
  • Mega Fitness sells a wide variety of rowers, including several Water Rower models.
post Post    
CostHelper News


Forgotten Expenses In a Home Addition Budget
Items like construction costs, permit fees or debris removal aren't the only expenses to consider when calculating the total costs of a home remodeling project. || Posted August 5 2013


10 Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures Before the Holidays
With reunions and other get-togethers scheduled during the holiday season, most people want to look their best at this time of year. For some, that means filling in those wrinkles with a bit of botox, or having a nip and tuck down here and there. || Posted November 23 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments


 

Comment On Your Experience With a Rowing Machine
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  *
Manufacturer: Model: 
Store:   
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.zoostores.com/
  2.  www.zoostores.com/
  3.  www.zoostores.com/
  4.  www.waterrower.com/
  5.  www.sportsauthority.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=693951&cp=2057738.710956
  6.  www.zoostores.com/
More Sports & Fitness Topics
Check Out All Costs for Sports & Fitness How Much Does a Personal Trainer Cost? How Much Does an Elliptical Machine Cost? How Much Does a Tent Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Windshield replacement
Paid: 560.00
... [more]
-Christine Brown
Windshield Replacement and Repair Cost
Outer CV Boots
Paid: 700.00
Both outer boots. Quoted about $350 each. Wish I had the time to take it to shop around like esyriac did... [more]
-DangerousCurveAhead
Replacing a CV Boot Cost
Cost of Annual Mammograms
Paid: 772.00
I Had a routine mammogram then had to have the right side repeated(needed a better reading). Insurance said it was not covered in our policy. Firelands Regional Medical charged me $241.00 for the routine mamo, then charged me $256... [more]
-MonaL
Mammogram Cost
DETAILED MY 2006 FORD FREESTYLE
Paid: 150.00
IS $ 150 TO MUCH TO PAY TO A PERSON TO DETAIL A 2006 FORD FREESTYLE IT WASNT WAX IT CLEAN BUT I THOUGHT DETAILING WOULD BE BETTER THAN IT REALLY LOOKS... [more]
-SHEILA DELOACH
Auto Detailing Cost
Expensive puppy shots
Paid: 91.00
2nd set expected to be 150.00 and 3rd 132... [more]
-Michael Gray
Puppy Shots Cost
I’m looking for a church, reception, and pastor to do our wedding at in or around Danville, Va
Paid: 200.00
I want a church to get married at we have never been married either of us and we don’t have a lot of money to work with but we still want to have a nice small wedding and reception in our area Danville or chatham... [more]
-Maurisa
Wedding Chapel or Site Cost