Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine Review

Lifecore R100 rowing machine is very powerful machine for very serious rowers. The design and features of this machine can be easily challenged to other rowing machines in the market. Although it is very much costly but is value for money. The aluminium frame and solid steel support gives it a solid look and the durability of this machine is unmatchable as compared to others. It has the capability of handling loads as large as 600 lbs. The adjustment levels of the resistance are very much satisfactory for any kind of machine. It also acquires magnetic resistance mechanism which means it can track your heart rate automatically without doing it manually. This machine can give you the best possible workout that anyone can wish for.

Features and functionalities of Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine

We will try to elaborate some of the features of this Rowing machine for the better understanding of the people who are planning to buy any kind of rowing machine. These features will give a better thought to the people before buying rowing machine home use.

  • When unfolded, this machine weighs 92*19*36 inches and when folded it weighs 52*19*67 inches and the weight of this machine is 96 lbs.
  • The maximum user weight in this machine is 600 lbs.
  • Large steel rotating and angled foot pads.
  • Commercial, foldable rowing machine with 16 levels of magnetic resistance.
  • 4 heart rate control programs and 15 preset programs that are compatible with polar HRM products.
  • Steel fan flywheel and fake aluminium rail
  • Nylon belt drive.
  • For cooling during workout it has adjustable air vents.
  • Wheels for easy transportation.
  • The preset programs includes ramp. Interval duration, white water, watts control, 4 user defined programs and heart rate controller.
  • Easily foldable for convenient storage.
  • Lifetime frame warranty with 1 year labour and 5 years on parts.

Lifecore R100 Commercial Rowing Machine Review

This is one of the strongest products that are used by the fitness experts because of its strong built and easily controllable programmable features. The adjustable resistance makes it the best in terms of water rowing machines as well.

Because of the awkward position of footrest, you can’t stay comfortable for longer time on this rowing machine. Your elbows and legs will tend to collide because of this outward angle of the footrest. The speed of the rowing is slower than the Concept 2 rowing machine.

The presence of air and magnetic resistance makes it the first choice of the fitness experts. People can easily do workout in gyms and at home as well. People generally thought of buying it because of its high price but after looking at its features this becomes the best buy in this range.

The Good

There are certainly many things which are appreciated in this machine but we will try to explain it in a brief. The variety of resistance levels can make you row fast giving it a best workout. The magnetic resistance will also help in adjusting the heart rate manually. The monitor gives the best look of your workout because everything related to your workout can be easily tracked for better exercise. This machine is also suitable for the taller people. The V shape comfortable handle is also very comfortable during workout.

The Bad

The footrest is slightly in awkward position forcing your knees slightly out during workout. The reaction is also slow while changing the pace of rowing. The machine is also heavy and the price is on the higher side as well. These little things often give it a second thought to the users before buying this rowing machine.  It also requires AC power so it can’t be used during the power cuts.

Final Verdict

At the end of this article, we can say this is best rowing machine in the market if compare it features wise and the looks wise. Surely you have to pay lot of money to buy this machine but it is worth buying because of the programmable features present in this machine. If you are really desperate for your fitness and planning to buy this sort of machine then it becomes the must by for any user.