rowing machine


Definition of rowing machine

: an exercise machine that simulates the action of rowing

Examples of rowing machine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schuckel has been training 20 hours a week since her junior year, setting three world records on the rowing machine for her age group. Nate Weitzer,, "Nordic skiing blazing new trails, growing in popularity during pandemic," 24 Jan. 2021 That means that a treadmill or rowing machine can adjust a workout's intensity according to the athlete's heart rate, a feature that puts in sync with a new trend in coached workouts: training by heart rate zone. Phil Wahba, Fortune, "How NordicTrack’s parent ICON is reinventing itself in the fitness tech wars," 15 Jan. 2021 When using a rowing machine, proper technique helps reduce the risk of muscle strain and injury, SELF previously reported. Patia Braithwaite, SELF, "Our Editor’s Favorite Compact Rowing Machine Is on Sale for Cyber Monday," 30 Nov. 2020 Through November 30, take $250 off the rowing machine at Hydrow. Malia Griggs, SELF, "23 Wellness Deals You Need to Know for Black Friday," 27 Nov. 2020 For their Cyber Monday Package, Hydrow is letting shoppers take $250 off their rowing machine. Malia Griggs, SELF, "25 Cyber Monday Fitness Deals to Round Out Your Home Gym," 30 Nov. 2020 Crush fitness goals with this smart rowing machine that streams classes and fitness apps through its 22-inch touchscreen display. Sian Babish,, "The best pre-Cyber Monday deals," 29 Nov. 2020 Every day during October, 66-year-old Los Angeles resident Mitch Besser stepped outside to his Concept2 rowing machine, muscling out a total for the month of 500,000 meters, or nearly 311 miles. Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times, "Charities are getting creative during COVID-19. The unexpected ways some are staying afloat," 26 Nov. 2020 Don’t miss a stroke with this impressive rowing machine. Popular Science, "Work up a sweat from home with amazing deals on home fitness equipment," 5 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of rowing machine

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rowing machine was in 1898

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3 Feb 2021

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“Rowing machine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rowing machine

: an exercise machine that you use by moving your body as if you are rowing a boat

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