The Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine in one way can be described as low cost weight loss machine. Additionally there is no need to be put off by its simple design as it is worth its value.
It is perfect equipment as an entry level gadget which means beginners can make the most of out of this. Moreover it is ideal for those who have little space in their home as it is a compact workout machine. Need we say more? Yes we need to, read on this review for more details about this low budget rower.
Our Rating: (4 / 5)
Distinguished features of the Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050
The Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine works on the simple principle of hydraulic resistance which means it can copy the motion of flowing water while rowing.
This has been done by providing adjustable cylindrical resistance arms that move outwards. As for those looking for magnetic, air or even water resistance have to look for higher end machines for which they need to raise their budget a little.
At this pricing one cannot expect to get it all and novices would be really happy with its results for sure. Some more of its features include:
The seat may look small but can accommodate even a 6 feet tall person quite comfortably. It is made of molded plastic which makes rowing from a slow to moderate speed rather effortless. The seat moves back and forth pretty powerfully that offer full range of motion as is done during rowing for real. Furthermore the handle grips are well padded which do not wear out within a month as found in other cheap lookalikes. The oversized footpedals keep the foot secured with steady footstraps while rowing for longer periods.
2. Build quality
For a rower that weighs less than 40 pounds it is surprisingly sturdy that is built with a blend of aluminum and steel. In fact it has been noticed that in general hydraulic piston resistance rowers are quiet and this one is no exception to this rule.
3. Type of resistance
As it has been already mentioned the Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine makes use of hydraulic resistance. It comes with 12 levels of resistance that means level 1 is for starters and the difficulty level gradually increases. However one has to take the manufacturer’s instructions into consideration while making these changes.
This helps in tracking workout by keeping a record of calories burned, strokes completed and specifying the exact rowing time. This means it may be a basic monitor but it says it all to an avid exercise enthusiast.
5. Storing it in
The Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 is a portable machine that can be reduced to 23 ½ inches x 46 inches with the ease of folded up arms. It can be stashed away under the bed or kept in a closet due to its compact size.
Like any other equipment Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine also has comes with its own advantages like:
- It is durable
- Easy to assemble
- Comes with different levels of resistance training
- Easy to store
- Smooth gliding aspect
- Cost effective
- Realistic rowing facility
The Stamina Body Trac Glider also has its minor downsides that are not grave enough to discourage buyers from buying it:
- Possibility of gas shock leakage that is a calculated risk of using hydraulic resistant gadgets
- Monitor may show inaccurate readings at times
- Levels of resistance cannot be changed while gadget is in use
- The footpedals and footstraps may slip especially for those with smaller feet
- It gets noisy until it gets warmed up
Why use Stamina Body Trac Glider?
There are many reasons for using the Body Trac Glider which is more than just an fitness equipment that have already been elucidated very well. It is low cost fitness equipment that can help you lose weight faster.
However this does weigh it down as a product as it is quality a well built machine that is not very common sight at this price. Moreover installing this means one can exercise at their own convenience at the comfort of their home.
Most importantly it can intensify the body’s strength levels along with its endurance power. The best part about the Stamina Body Trac Glider is that it can add fun to any exercising regime!
With a year’s warranty on the frame and 90 days on the parts, the Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine has been able to get a good customer response.
It is one of the top rated products that do not require much to be talked about. This is because its hydraulic piston movement, easy storage capacity, smooth movement and reasonable pricing are more than enough to bowl over customers without much of a difficulty.