The Many Health Benefits of Rowing

Rowing seems to be a more popular form of exercise now than ever before. In fact, last year Harper’s Bazaar named rowing “the new spinning,” as boutique rowing studios are quickly cropping up all over the country. Kate Middleton reportedly turned to rowing to get in some serious shape. And as if that weren’t reason enough to take up rowing, rowing has a myriad of health benefits to offer. Here are some of the many health benefits you’ll enjoy when you make rowing a regular form of exercise.

Rowing on Boat

Full Body Workout

Rowing just might be the world’s most efficient exercise. While many believe that rowing is mainly an exercise of the arms, you’d be surprised at how deeply it exercises the legs and core as well. With each rowing stroke, you’re working out every major muscle group in the body, including your legs, hips, buttocks, shoulders, back, arms, and core. More