The Kettler Favorit is home rowing machine that uses hydraulics to produce resistance. It doesn't take up much space, is quiet and gives you a great home workout.
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Pro Provides continues resistance using hydraulics
The Kettel Favorit is a hydraulic rower. That means that the resistance is produced by a cylinder which is filled with hydraulic fluid, that is attached to the handle.
Pro Comfortable seat
The seat is ergonomic and thickly padded. An uncomfortable sitting won’t be the reason to end your workouts early.
Pro 50 resistance levels provides high variety of workouts
On each oar there are 50 knurl marks. By adjusting the pistons height on the knurl marks you can increase or decrease the resistance.
Pro Well suited for beginners
The hydraulic Kettler Favorit rowing machine isn't built to handle intense workouts and is well suited for two to three workouts per week.
Pro Compact size
When fully assembled this rower machine measures in at 52 x 32 x 10 in. An average rowing machine is about 80 in long.
Pro Rowing positions can be changed
You can row with a wider or narrow grip on the handles, thus working out different muscle groups.
Pro Comes with included heart rate monitor
With this machine, you get an ear clip pulse monitor that measures your pulse. The ear clip transmits this information to the machine's computer and projects your pulse rate on the LCD display.
Con Not suited far tall people
You may not be able to fully extend your legs if you're over 6 feet (183 cm) tall.
Con Difficult to set up
Many users have reported that the assembly manual is confusing. For example parts of equipment looks different than those in pictures of the manual. Setting up this machine can take up to two hours.