Rowing is a type of workout which offers to its users a complete exercise routine but without the risks that comes with high impact workouts. Reebok cross trainer has released the iRower recently which is very efficient in providing workouts for the upper and lower body but without the hassles of other workout routines.
The resistance during the exercise routine was offered by its M-Force Brake System and this model also has a foldable design. To track the progress of the user, this machine has a liquid crystal display system that provides information such as average speed, time elapsed, distance traveled, calories burned, pulse rate reading and revolutions per minute. Providing the pulse rate reading are the heart rate monitor which is embedded on the handlebars of the machine. The full measurement of the heart rate of the user will then be transmitted by the built-in Polar receiver with chest strap that is known to provide accurate measurements. Not only is the cardiovascular requirements of the user achieved, their safety is also ensured by this feature.
Some examples of the programmes provided by this cross trainer are Target times, distance programmes, calorie control programme, and fitness test. The resistance and highly efficient workouts provided to the user are offered by this machine’s eight manually adjustable levels. The weight of the flywheel is six kilograms which measures 201 cm by 73 cm by 75.5 cm. The weight limitation of this machine is 120 kilograms. Moreover, it also has a long seat rail which can be easily adjusted to fit the different sizes of the users. Storage is not a problem with this machine because it can be folded.
There are a number of exercises that the iRower from the Reebok cross trainer line gives. The pulling activity provided by this machine enhances the shoulder muscles and the arms while the pushing action, on the other hand, improves the feel and also the leg and calf muscles. This dual action also exercises the abdominal and upper back muscles. The whole body can be exercised minus the risk of injuries that commonly happen with full body workouts even with a short exercise routine in this machine.
It was the year 1895 when Reebok was established by J.W. Foster and Sons. The name Reebok came from Afrikaans word for gazelle, rhebok. Its original spiked shoed design became successful until it finally got the attention of Adidas, a German sports apparel giant. As the brand name became more popular, so did its designs and interests. It has recently developed its Reebok cross trainer series then eventually launched their iRower to the market.
Reebok cross trainer machines have become the perfect partner of individuals in terms of meeting their fitness goals. In addition to being major parts of the industry of gym fitness, they have also decided to expand and help people achieve healthy living even while they are at home. The Reebok iRower was designed to exercise 84% of the muscles minus the dangers provided by high impact exercises. With the use of the rower, the individual can burn as much as 800 calories per hour and can develop a lean mass of muscle without the danger of overstrain. As one increases the workout, the fat also decreases eventually resulting for the individual to have a leaner, healthier and more powerful body.