Rowing is widely known to be one of the best all around fitness activities! All major muscle groups including legs, arms, back, abdominal and buttocks are used extensively while rowing. Rowing also provides aerobic conditioning as well as strength training which makes rowing a very time efficient exercise. This dual-purpose workout is a great calorie burner as well.
Because rowing is an impact free activity, it can be a life long form of exercise. Rowing is also one of the few exercise devices that can strengthen the back.