The rowing machine is one of the most versatile, effective pieces of equipment on the Outlooks Gym floor. According to governing body British Rowing, each stroke on a rowing machine uses 85 per cent of your muscles and burns upwards of 300 calories in 30 minutes. Continue reading
Rowing does me so much good. It hits the muscles that running and cycling don’t. My cardiovascular system is challenged to reach new levels. My shoulders, arms and back get a brilliant work out. My core works hard without me even realising it.
And after the workout is finished, I feel wonderful. Every muscle is tingling in that near-to-exhaustion state and I realise that this was a workout that I needed to shock my body into a higher level of fitness. Continue reading
There are still a few days left before you have to abandon your outdoor activities and move your fitness regime into the gym, so let’s take a look at a Autumn exercises that you can do outside while there is still enough light and the temperature is above freezing. Continue reading
What exercise can you think of that works nine major muscle groups and gives you a great cardio workout? The answer is rowing and, in addition to being a great source of overall fitness, rowing is also perfect for all ability levels. Continue reading