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.