Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Rowing Machines : Boost Your Fitness Level

By: Ray Lam

A rowing machine is one of the best fitness machines in the gym because it workouts the whole body all at the same time. A rowing machine workouts your abs, arms, chest, back and legs. Rowing is a low impact exercise that do not put stress the knees and ankles. Although your legs are in full motion when exercising on the rowing machine, your legs do not bang on hard surfaces therefore it is good for your knees. Many joggers and treadmill users have switched to using rowing machine as an alternative exercise.

Other cardio machines, such as exercise bikes, stair climbers, and treadmills do wonders for your legs and butt, but do not give an adequate workout to your upper body. Rowing machines, believe it or not, actually work both upper and lower body. In fact, workout analysts say that
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