Scott here! Other than hiking or skiing, one of my favorite forms of cardio is rowing. I love to use it as my warm-up before lifting and also as my cardio after lifting. Whitney has shared a lot of other workouts on the website (mainly treadmill workouts) but since it’s a new year, I thought it would be a good time to incorporate some new workouts using different equipment.
As Whitney mentioned in the latest workout she shared, the Beginner 30-Minute Treadmill Workout, one of our favorite brands of cardio equipment is Horizon Fitness. Not only do they have treadmills, they also have ellipticals, exercise bikes (another one of my favorite forms of cardio!), and they offer a rower!
One of my favorite things about the rower (and Horizon’s other fitness equipment) is that it folds for easy storage so it doesn’t take up much space. This will definitely come in handy when we move into our small house! The equipment is also easy to assemble which is perfect because we all know how frustrating it can be to spend hours putting something together. The price includes the home use warranty and free shipping on every online home cardio order.
It’s rowing time now! The following workout is more of an intermediate workout routine but can easily be customized to your fitness level. This one is perfect for after your lifting session because it’s only 10 minutes so it won’t take up much of your time. Even if your workout runs longer than expected there’s really no excuse to not squeeze in 10 minutes of cardio!
Below are a few quick tips:
- Drive with your legs
- Keep good posture throughout the stroke
- Focus on utilizing a full range of motion