Best Rowing Machines in India

by Haany Ali | Last Updated


When it comes to exercise, it can be undoubtedly said that outdoor activities are the best option for anyone.

They stimulate our body as well as our minds.

Outdoor exercising puts our entire body to work to get the most out of our exercise regiment.

But sometimes, all of us can’t do outdoors-related exercise activities whenever we need them.

This may be due to various reasons.

You may not have enough time to go around for such activities, or the surroundings might not be suitable or you might not have the exact equipment that is required for those activities.

One of such activities that we are discussing here today is rowing boats. This is one of the few activities that develop your body on the whole overall.

You may not have enough time to go around for such activities, or the surroundings might not be suitable or you might not have the exact equipment that is required for those activities.

One of such activities that we are discussing here today is rowing boats.

This is one of the few activities that develop your body on the whole overall. Rowing a boat is a daunting task, buut it helps you in developing your arms, forearms, chest, biceps and triceps areas.

For you to undergo this activity you would need to find a boat and oars to row and first of all, someplace with enough water to row your boat on.

But that need not be the case anymore.

Here we will be looking at some of the best rowing machines in India that you can buy which will give you the overall physical tasks of actually having to row a boat and thereby stimulating all major muscle groups.

Model NamePermissible
Display TypeWarranty
Kamachi Rowing100 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
Cosco CRW 903120 kgsDigital Meter1 YearCheck Price
Aerofit AF 80390 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
Aerofit HF9134120 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
Xterra ERG600W136 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
PowerMax RH-250
120 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
PowerMax RWC-1000
130 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
Viva Pacific136 kgsLCD Screen5 Year (Frame)
1 Year (Parts)
Check Price
Concept2 Model E
135 kgsLCD Screen2 YearsCheck Price
Viva E-520204 kgsLCD Screen1 YearCheck Price
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The rowing machine provides you with full arm motion thus allowing higher levels of exercise to your arms.

It has a fully thick-padded seat, non-slip great handlebars and comes with a sleek and steel frame that gives it strength and durability.

Large anti-slip pedals are provided for higher grip and comfort.

The Kamachi rowing machine comes in grey colour.

This home rowing machine has a compact footprint of 23.5” x 43” overall.

It has a sturdy, steel frame that improves its overall durability and longevity.

This rowing machine is very much helpful and efficient for use in compact houses and flats as it can be folded easily.

Once folded, it can be moved around easily and can also be stored for later use.

If you are in the field of professional bodybuilding, or even just someone who keeps up with the why's and how’s of the exercise world, then you are bound to recognize the name Aerofit.

It has the name for delivering the best of exercise equipment all over the world.

This rowing machine from Aerofit is no exception.

It comes with a 10 level magnetic resistance, which allows you to test your limits and has an LCD screen for you to keep track of your calories, distance covered by rowing, etc.

The dimensions of the rowing machine are 91cms x 35cms x 56cms (L x W x H).

On the whole, this machine is quite sleek as it takes up less space and comes in a stylish grey colour.

One of its popular variants includes the Aerofit AF 803 Rowing Machine with a 10 level resistance and magnetic rower.

The dimensions of this rowing machine are 70” x 21” x 17” (L x W x H) and the maximum user weight allowed is 110 kgs.

It has a 5 kg flywheel and has an LCD screen to track distance, calories burnt, etc.

It has a one-year warranty and comes in a 90% assembled state.

The dimensions of this rowing machine are 72” x 23” x 31” (L x W x H).

It comes with 16 levels of magnetic resistance.

There are 12 programs and it has wheels for easier transportation of the rowing machine.

The flywheel is of 5 kgs and the entire machine is foldable which makes it easy for storage.

The maximum user weight allowed is 120 kgs.

It also has an LCD screen that has display feedback of time, program, etc.

The XTERRA’s performance is top-of-the-class with a smooth action dual aluminium rail system, convenient stand-up design for storage, industrial strength handle strap, flex pedals with easy numbered adjustments, and durable XTERRA multi-bladed impeller for a water rowing experience second to none.

It has a 5.5” LCD screen and has a perfect viewing angle and adjustments allow for a higher degree of comfort.

The display shows total time, calories, distance, strokes, strokes/minute, date, room temperature, clock.

The maximum weight allowed is 300 lbs (136 kg) and has a warranty of one year.

Flex pedals are used to adjust the large velcro straps which flex with you providing a great amount of comfort.

With a 4 kg flywheel, the PowerMax rowing machine allows for a maximum weight of 120 kgs.

It has an LCD monitor that tracks your stroke count, calories burnt, speed and resetting the dial.

It has an 8 level magnetic tension control resistance system.

The transmission system used within it is a pull rope pulley system.

A one-year warranty is provided on it and comes with comfortable saddles and handlebars.

It has a slide rail length of 105 cm.

And what's more is that it is foldable, which makes it easier to store it in your house.

With an actual water-resistance system, this rowing machine is as close as it gets to the real boat rowing.

It can accommodate a maximum user weight of 130 kgs and has an 8 level resistance that can be matched per your exercising skill.

It has a 115 cm slide rail length and comes with an LCD screen that counts the number of strokes, time taken, speed, distance, calories burnt, etc.

It is made of steel which increases its durability and also comes with a one-year warranty.

Since it uses water, it is quiet during use other than the movement of the water impeller.

With its adjustable fluid resistance, adjusting from min to max delivers a broad range, suitable for any fitness level, at the turn of a dial.

The height-adjustable footplates & straps, ensure optimal foot placement & comfortable rowing position.

The computer displays time, distance, 500 m split time, strokes per minute, calories per hour, watts, interval training and optional heart rate reception.

It stores upright in just 53 x 51 cm (21" x 20").

Its dimensions are as follows —

  • length: 1975mm (77.8")

  • width: 530mm (20.9")

  • height: 510mm (20.1")

It has a maximum user weight tolerance of 136kg (300lbs).

It comes with a home use warranty of a frame of five-years, tank & seals: three-years, mechanical components: two-years and all wearing parts have a warranty of one year.

This rowing machine comes with a PM5 monitor for even better tracking of your data during your exercising so that you can concentrate less on the time you’ve spent and think and focus more on the form of your exercise.

It comes with a sleek design and black overalls.

It has a 20-inch frame height, nickel-plated chain and double powder coat on the frame that protects it from scratches and marks.

The Model E also has some other variants:

  • Concept2 Rower Model E: This one comes in a white colour finish. It has overall features similar to the original.

  • Concept2 Rower Model D: This product comes in a grey colour finish, with similar features to that of the original.

The Viva has a 20 level patented variable fluid resistance that provides you with absolute comfort, stability & performance with the widest range of resistance available.

It has a height-adjustable footplate with advanced heel cradle footboard design (reg. design) and straps to ensure optimal foot placement and comfortable in the rowing position.

It allows a maximum user weight of 204kg (450lbs).

The dimensions of the rowing machine are 190 x 71 cm (75" x 28") in use.

It has stands included for compact storage.

It has a low noise belt-drive and can remember 6 previous workout settings and has a unique pacer system.

With its unmatched durability, it can remain virtually maintenance-free for a long time.

Now that we have finished our list of gathering the details of the best rowing machines in India, you should be having an idea of what to look for in your ideal rowing machine.

To help you in this endeavour and help you choose the right one for your needs, make use of the comparison table given at the beginning of the article.

About the Author

Haany-Ali Haany is an aspiring blogger from Hyderabad. Currently, he's pursuing B.Tech in Computer Science from St. Mary's College of Engineering and Technology. He follows latest trends in men's fashion and is passionate about sports and fitness. Apart from these, he takes deep interest in literature.