The water rower machine is a simple but effective way to work out; It helps you reach your goals of keeping yourself in shape while maintaining your health and simultaneously keeping your heart healthy as well, it is one package deal and really advantageous for our health. It comes with all the features you need to have in a machine for full body workout. But if you want, there are other accessories out there that help you with a more effective workout and make your experience with water rower machine even more delightful along with monitoring your progress more closely. Let’s have a look at them.
- Rowing cushion: From the various accessories the water rowing machine provides. First, we have a water rowing cushion. It helps you to be comfortable as you work out. The comfort is most necessary when you are working out because if you are not comfortable in your seat, you would not want to work out much but a soft cushion would make the matters different.
- WaterBlue Dye: Another accessory is WaterRower WaterBlue, It gives the water in your tank a tint of blue color, and it enhances the look your water Rower. It feels good to have the water tinted blue instead of colorless.
- HiRise Adaptor kit: HiRise Adaptor Kit is another accessory made for the ease of the user; The HiRise Adaptor kit is made to raise the water rower at least 8’’ so that it can give easier entry and higher positioning when in use, The HiRise adapter has a limit of approximately 272 kg. It easily attaches to any of the wood water rower rails, but it needs power drill for assembly.
- USB Adaptor: USB adaptor is another accessory given for your usage, there are two types of USB cables : A mini USB or USB cable can be connected with the monitor that allows you to access the workout software such as NetAthlon, WaterCoach Fit, etc.
- Digital Heart rate monitoring Kit External: Another Useful accessory for Water Rower is Digital Heart rate monitoring Kit(External) uses ANT+ technology to measure your heart rate accurately and displays it on the water rower monitor. The Kit has 1 Digital chest belt ANT+ Transmitter and 1 External Digital ANT+ Receiver. This is compatible with series 4 or newer monitors and plugs in externally that means you can place it adjacent to the water rower monitor. The Heart rate monitor allows you to calculate your maximum heart rate, fat burning heart rate, your resting heart rate, etc. The Digital heart rate monitor has a transmission distance of 1.5 meters
- Digital Heart rate water monitoring Kit: The Digital Heart rate water monitoring Kit(Internal) also has the same feature as the external albite it needs to plug-in by removing the Water rower monitor rather than plug-in externally. It is also compatible with the Series 4 monitors.
- Cleaning Kit: The cleaning Kit is one of the essential accessories that are a must for every Water Rower user; It helps to preserve the life of your water rower. The cleaning kit usually includes a spray bottle plastic and Metal cleaner, a spray bottle Danish oil, a cleaning cloth, an abrasive pad and a pack of puritabs, One pack has 3 tabs, and it helps you in the cleaning of the tank. The cleaning kit allows you to keep your rowing machine at its best to give you the best experience of exercising.
- Water Rower floor mat: The protective floor mat is also an essential accessory for the greater use of the Water Rowing machine, firstly it gives the stability so that your machine won’t wobble and wiggle as you work out on it and second it will protect the floor from getting damaged due to the pressure that you exert on the machine, and it will keep the space clean and functional.
- Protective gloves: Water Rower also has gloves on their range to give a better grip on the handle, so that you don’t accidentally lose the grip, it also prevent callouses from forming or even blisters from appearing in your hands, and it will give you the opportunity to row for longer.
- Workout clothes: Water Rower also has a variety of workout clothes; It is essential to have good clothes while working out so that you can be comfortable and confident while doing your workout.
- Smart Row: Smart row can wirelessly transmit the work out data in real-time to the smart row app on your smartphone or any handheld device. Intelligent electronics inside SmartRow measure the precise data of the workout and let the users monitor their training output closely. This is available in all the series 3 and series 4 WaterRower models.
- Starter Kit: The water rower starter kit has a WaterRower Mat, Digital Heart Rate Monitoring Kit with ANT+ and a Cleaning kit(It is already mentioned above). The starter kit will help you save a lot of money.
- Laptop/Tablet stand: Another accessory that you would love to have is the Laptop/Tablet stand that where you can set your laptop or tablet directly to your WaterRower for competing in online racing such as We-Row or Netathlon or if you just want to sit and watch a movie or series while you do your workout.
- Oarsome Potential Rowing grip: The Oarsome grip fits perfectly over the handles and helps you have a better grip on the handle to prevent sore wrist and hands.
- Polar heart rate Monitor(Analog): The polar heart rate monitor is another useful accessory to add in the collection, The Polar Heart Rate Monitor comes with a transmitter and a plastic strap which fits across your chest. The polar heart rate helps you keep track of your heart zone during your workout.
- WaterRower Protective Cover: WaterRower covers are a must add, it helps to keep your WaterRower free of dust. There are zippers and Velcro straps to close. The protective cover is made of a canvas-like material, which is not water-proof nor water resistant. The covers usually come in grey colour, and it’s not compatible with M1 series, A1 modules and any WaterRowers HiRise kit adaptors
- USB F to Mini USB Adaptor: This tablet adaptor is to be used in conjunction with series 4 V.2 PC CABLE(USB). It will help to convert a USB female to port to mini USB Male B port to connect your phone or tablet.
- Danish Oil: Danish oil is the one accessory that is needed to keep your water rower in shape especially the wooden ones. It is used on classic walnut wood and Oxbridge models. You need to keep oiling the Rower to keep using it to keep the rollers and the rails smoothly.
- Phone and Tablet arm: The phone and tablet arm is designed for all the wooden WaterRower machine that holds your phone or tablet, phone attachment comes along with the arm, but the medium and large tablet straps need to be bought separately. The WaterRower will still work as well even with the arm attached. This is not compatible with the M1 and S1.
- WaterRower home training DVD: The WaterRower home training DVD is a virtual guide that will help you through your workout. The in-depth tutorial will help you get the techniques that you have been doing wrong and getting hurt in the process; It will teach you and give you insights on how to get the maximum benefit and help you to become a more efficient and productive rower and perfect the technique drills and training.
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The Water Rower is a great workout product as it is but all the accessories makes them more beneficial and comfortable. We hope all the accessories listed above will help you buy the necessary accessories you need for your Water Rower. All the accessories give you the comfort you need for the efficient workout.