The Kettler Favorit rowing machine is a fitness equipment that facilitates users to perform intense workouts without having to visit a professional gym. The machine is sleek and easy to store.
It is powered hydraulic resistance system which makes it a good choice for both newbies and professional rowers. The resistance system is fully adjustable and allows people to workout at various phases based on individual requirement.
An in-built performance monitor makes it easy for you to know the required statistics including distance travelled, time spent in rowing and the speed of strokes performed. You can also know the amount of energy spent in working out by checking the calories burnt panel and increase or decrease the resistance accordingly. The machine comes bundled with an infrared sensor which when plugged to your ear will display a pulse meter.
The fitness equipment is quiet even on the highest resistance levels which is a feature that home owners would appreciate. It is built on rigid steel frame that allows it to withstand user weight up to 285 lbs. The base of the machine has rubber soles which acts as anti-slip accessories and also protects the floor from getting damaged.
More information on the Kettler Favorit rowing machine
The Kettler Favorit rowing machine has an ergonomic design which promotes users to sit in a convenient position when rowing for best results. The resistance force is rendered by two individual hydraulic cylinders and the functionality is controlled manually. Users can choose between twelve different levels of resistance to suit their fitness style.
The machine is constructed on top of a steel frame which is stable and is powder coated for lasting durability. The rowing machine has been certified and is highly resistive to scratches, stain and rust. It has antimicrobial coating to avoid infection caused by sweat accumulation.
Users can use the training computer display to know workout statistics related to calories, stroke, pulse rate, time, energy and distance. The console is compatible with Polar T34 heart rate monitor which can be purchased separately. The LCD backlit display is easy to read and it can be optimized to display specific data in the large center console.
Comfort and performance
The seamless motion of the seat is made possible by the rigid steel constructed rails and the ball bearings used in the seat. It allows a smooth motion without having to use external lubrication.
The top layer is thickly padded which prevents back ache and makes it easier for you to workout continuously without discomfort. The oversized foot pedals are covered in rubber and swivels to a comfortable position. It has adjustable foot straps to help keep your feet firmly in place when rowing.
The dimensions of the rowing machine are 49 x 31 x 10 inches. The weight of the machine is 50 lbs and it is easy to move it to a desired position. The design is not foldable but the handles can be lowered down so that it can be stored in a flat position.
Last thoughts on the Kettler Favorit rowing machine
The Kettler Favorit rowing machine requires assembly before being operated. It has a three year warranty period on the frame and parts. Users have to use 2 AA sized batteries to power up the user console. There is no slot for AC power in this equipment. It is an ideal compact rowing machine for using in smaller homes and condos.