Rowing Machine

cardio / compound

Rowing Machine

cardio / compound


Getting Started

  • 1

    Before you begin, adjust the foot pedals, seat, and handle so that you can comfortably reach the handle while seated and your feet are securely fastened in the pedals.

  • 2

    Seat yourself on the machine. Make sure that your back is straight and that you’re sitting up straight.

  • 3

    Place your hands on the handle and engage your core.

  • 4

    Begin with a slow, steady rowing motion. Push your legs back, keeping them straight.

  • 5

    As you pull the handle towards your chest, lean slightly back and engage your core.

  • 6

    Extend your arms out until your elbows are straight and repeat the motion.

  • 7

    Keep your breathing steady and your movements controlled.