British Rowing 

Why Indoor Rowing?

Not sure what all the fuss is about?

Find out why indoor rowing is the perfect exercise for you.

The benefits of indoor rowing



Anyone can do it 

Suitable for all ages (11+), abilities, body types and fitness levels

Total body workout

A fantastic cardiovascular workout. Every stroke uses 85% of your muscles covering nine major muscle groups

Trunk strength and flexibility

The rowing movement is great for trunk strength and flexibility

Low impact

 A low impact activity that avoids damage to the joints. You are also in control of the intensity and speed which makes it perfect for cross training, rehabilitation and good for those who are new to exercise

Efficient fat-burning

Highly efficient fat-burning exercise burning over 300 calories per 30 minutes of rowing (on average)

Easy to learn

Easy to learn the basics and you can improve every time you try it

Easy to access

In your local gym, workplace, rowing club or at home, indoor rowing can be accessed in more places than you might think, and its popularity continues to grow

Variety and challenge

Join a rowing class, use an app to record your progress, download a new workout daily, enter a charity challenge, join a club, compete against the best, or just get active and feel great – indoor rowing has it all

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