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WaterRower A1 Home rowing machines

About

The WaterRower A1 Home is part of the Rowing machines test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Rowing machines models like the A1 Home are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Ergonomics: Assesses the pedals restraint system and the potential for interference during the rowing stroke.

Ease of use: Assesses the ease of reading the display and operation of the console, and adjustment of the resistance level.

Construction: Considers aspects that indicate good construction methods, the sound and the feel of the rowing machine, and the result of a static load test.

Features

Resistance type Resistance type The method of generating resistance to motion.
water baffle
Displays stroke rate Displays stroke rate Monitor displays the number of strokes per unit of time - usually strokes per minute.
Yes
Displays time/500m Displays time/500m Monitor displays the time projected to complete a 500 meter segment.
Yes
Displays split time Displays split time Monitor displays the time needed to complete a segment, lap or intermediate goal.
No
Exercise programs Exercise programs Product includes designed exercise sessions with segements that vary in the intensity or duration.
No
Stands upright Stands upright Stands in an upright position for storage.
Yes
Workout history Workout history The method for tracking workout results.
no
Online support Online support Manufacturer provides online support which might include things like instructional information, discussion groups, comptetitions and community support.
Yes

Specs

Weight capacity (lbs.) Weight capacity Manufacturer-stated user weight limit.
275