Try Intervals on the Rowing Machine

24 May

If you’ve ever worked out on a rowing machine, then you know it provides a considerable challenge — both muscular and cardiovascular.  But, like exercising on a treadmill or elliptical, it can be a little boring.  Here’s a suggestion for making your rowing workout more fun and challenging.

Next time you’re at the gym, instead of rowing for your usual amount of time, try doing intervals instead.

  • Warm-up for 5 minutes
  • Row as hard as you can for 1 minute
  • Row slowly for another minute
  • Repeat, alternating between fast and slow, for a total of 20 minutes
  • Cool-down for 5 minutes

You can modify this workout by adjusting the interval time and/or the total workout time.  If one-minute intervals are too long, shorten them to 30 seconds.  You can also shorten or lengthen your workout time, depending on your level of fitness and desire to challenge yourself.

Get STRONGER, Get FASTER!

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