WaterRower Rowing Machine: Home Fitness Equipment Review #06

Are you located in Highland Park and wish to get in shape? We recommend you also to read this article: “How to get fit with a personal fitness trainer”.

 

Note: The Highland Village Fitness HQ is no longer at the address described on the video. You can visit any of the Fitness HQ stores in DFW and they would be happy to show you this machine!

Visit www.fitnessheadquarters.com for a location near you.

Hut Allred:
This is Hut Allred with New Wave Fitness again with Craig Lewin of Fitness HQ and Busy Body. We’re out here in front of Fitness HQ in Highland Village. It’s a new store that opened up and we’re excited about all the potential customers that are going to come into the store. What made you decide to choose the location in Highland Village?

Craig Lewin:
We’re excited about Highland Village. It’s great. We really wanted to get into an area where we felt like people needed fitness equipment for their home.

We looked in the area—it’s a very fast-growing area and there are a lot of clubs around here, but there was no specialty fitness-equipment store where people could come in and get state-of-the art equipment for their house, and we solved that.

We have stores in major markets all over the place but Highland Village is doing unbelievable, it’s growing at rapid speed, and we knew that the people who lived around here needed a place like this.

Hut Allred:
It’s great, and it’s a beautiful location on the inside. You have to come check it out. Today we’re going to talk about some fitness equipment. It’s Thanksgiving week, so Happy Thanksgiving to everybody.

Craig Lewin:
Yeah, in Dallas it’s like 80 degrees out here. You could be wearing shorts.

Hut Allred:
Yeah. I’m sweating here so if I’m glowing, it’s nuts, but let’s talk about the equipment today. It’s kind of a unique piece of equipment that’s really pretty popular, catching a pretty good marketplace in the fitness industry, so let’s talk about it.

Craig Lewin:
Absolutely. What we’ve brought here today is the rower. One thing we’re noticing in the last couple years is rowers have really taken off again.

The two major reasons they’re taking off is because number one, it’s an unbelievable cardiovascular workout and number two, there’s absolutely no stress on the joints or knees, so that makes for a great workout and something that doesn’t hurt you.

Hut Allred:
You see that a lot, especially as you get older, it’s like, “What can I do to get into my cardiovascular zone without putting a lot of stress on joints and ligaments?” That’s what’s great about equipment like the elliptical or the bike, but now the rower because it’s so much more functional. You’re using your entire body.

Craig Lewin:
It’s great. This is called the WaterRower. We’ve carried WaterRowers for a decade now and they’re phenomenal. It’s really, really easy.

If you can come in here for a second and just have a look, you’ll notice that inside here is water. That’s how they do it and it’s a genius concept because not only is it going to feel just like you are out there on the water, but at the same time, there’s no friction build-up so nothing wears out, which is awesome.

Plus you get that nice, tranquil feeling and the nice noise level of you actually being on the water, so if you want to do your meditation at the same time you’re working out, you can do it.

Hut Allred:
That’s great. All we need is to just lay this up by the lake and you’re rocking and rolling.

Craig Lewin:
You’re ready to go. I figure if I do this all day long, we’ll have lots of customers driving by.

Hut Allred:
Look! They’re turning in!

Craig Lewin:
Yeah, see? They’re turning in here. It’s a great feel, it’s really smooth. The cool thing is the little monitor here will tell you how fast you’re going, how many strokes you’ve done. It will pick up your heart rate with a Polar heart-rate monitor.

Another reason these are doing so well is because they’re small. You notice how narrow they are? And then when you’re done with it, just take it and flip it up. That’s all you’ve got to do.

Hut Allred:
That’s great.

Craig Lewin:
So simple. Not a lot of things wearing out, nothing wearing out on the inside, which is great. WaterRower does an unbelievable job. These range anywhere between $899 and $1199 in price, so the price point for it is phenomenal.

They make this really nice wood so it looks good, it feels good, it’s a good aesthetic to have in the house. It’s an amazing piece. They do a great job.

Hut Allred:
Great. Well, that’s the WaterRower. Again it’s out here at Fitness HQ. Come check it out. We’ve got Andrew out here who manages the store and he does a great job of showing folks that come in how to use equipment efficiently. Check it out. It’s a good spot.

Craig Lewin:
Yeah, you guys will like it. Come and see us. We’ll get you guys rocking and rolling!

Hut Allred:
All right. Have a Happy Thanksgiving, and we look forward to seeing you next month.

Craig Lewin:
Yeah. Happy Thanksgiving.

Hut Allred:
Thanks.