The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5623 is a unique rower – it offers both magnetic and air resistance. Comfortable and easy to use, this rower may be a little pricey, but it offers a great workout even for more advanced users.
- Magnetic (8 levels) and air resistance for a challenging workout
- Comfortable seat and handlebar
- Digital console displays important workout stats
- Folds up for easy storage in between uses
- Smooth gliding
- May not be suitable for taller users
For taller users, those who are 6-feet-tall or taller, may have a little trouble using this rower. While you can still get a great workout, some users said their knees were a few inches above the starting position.
Aside from this minor issue, this rower is a great option for nearly all users of all fitness levels. Let’s take a closer look at what this rower has to offer.
The SF-RW5623 gives you the best of both worlds when it comes to resistance. It works as an air rower, but it also has a magnetic tension system with 8 adjustable levels to help make your workouts even more difficult.
The integrated fan provides the air resistance and helps create a dynamic response with each row. The magnetic tension allows for quieter, smoother operation.
We like the blend of air and magnetic resistance, although the fan does produce a little noise when in use. The combination of these systems allows for a more difficult workout.
In the comfort department, the SF-RW5623 excels. The seat is fully padded, so you stay comfortable throughout your entire workout.
The handlebars and the foot pedals both have non-slip properties, so you can concentrate on your workout and form – not on keeping your hands and feet securely in place. The foot pedals are larger in size, so they can accommodate users of all heights. There are straps attached to the pedals, too, in case you need a little extra security.
The built-in digital computer allows you to keep track of your most important workout stats, including calories burned, total count, count and time.
Another great thing about this rower is that it folds up, so you can store it away when you’re not using it.
When it comes to assembly, this model is surprisingly easy to put together. The instructions are clear, and assembly takes very little time compared to other similar rowers.
Features at a Glance
- 8 levels of magnetic tension
- Additional air resistance
- Comfortable padded seat
- Non-slip handlebars
- Anti-slip foot pedals with straps
- Folds up for easy storage
- Digital console displays count, time, calories and total count
- Maximum weight limit: 300 pounds
The SF-RW5623 from Sunny Health & Fitness is an excellent mid-range rower that delivers a challenging workout for nearly all fitness levels. With a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds, this model can accommodate nearly all users, and when you’re done working out, you can fold up the machine and store it away.