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5 reasons on-water rowing is great for fitness

Full body workout

Full body workout

Rowing offers a full body workout! Not only will you be targeting muscle groups such as the upper back, pecs, arms, abdominal muscles and obliques, but also the quadriceps, calves and glutes

Cardio

Cardio

It helps strengthen the cardiovascular system which includes the heart and blood vessels, so would be beneficial to those who have or could be at risk of heart problems

Low impact

Low impact

The sport offers low impact exercise with high results. Rowing is predominantly an aerobic sport, and is able to burn up to 600 calories per hour

Core and stability

Core and stability

Great for stability and core strength. Staying upright in the boat engages the core. The action of keeping your core engaged and remaining stable in the boat, helps improve your balance and overall efficiency of the body while rowing and taking part in any other physical activity

Mobility

Mobility

Improves muscular and joint mobility, whilst keeping the body balanced the range of motions when rowing is greater than other sports. The legs bend more than squatting and as you’re sitting you develop a greater range of flexion in the hips

On the water

On the water

It's simple and easy to get on the water and enjoy rowing on your own or as part of a crew

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Rowing Machine

Rowing Machine

It's a highly-efficient fat burning full-body workout that has numerous mental and physical health benefits

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