Fluid Innovation Technology, the secret behind variable water resistance rowers.

Not all water resistance rowing machines offer adjustable resistance – FDF’s rowing machines are unique however, with a patented twin tank design which transfers water to and from a passive tank, to an active tank. This enables the user to select an appropriate and progressive level of resistance by adjusting the amount of water in the active tank.


Turning up the challenge on your water resistance rower is easy

FDF’s patented fluid resistance technology creates a challenging rowing workout for any fitness level. It allows the user to change the rowing resistance level on the erg at the turn of a lever, even mid-workout. The level of resistance is what we call Fluid Resistance, and this can vary from feather light to Olympic sprint. So, whether you’re in rehab, just starting your fitness journey or a professional athlete, our water resistance rowers have been designed and engineered to provide a challenging, low impact, full body workout that can be adjusted to suit all levels of fitness.

An indoor water resistance rowing machine with a realistic rowing stroke – just like a boat

Similar to rowing a boat, FDF’s multi-bladed impeller and internal baffles within the rowing machine’s patented water tank generate a smooth and uniform stroke unrivalled in its precise replication, including no lag of resistance at the catch, and continued resistance all the way to the finish. This is just one of the reasons FDF’s water resistance rowers are the most comparable to an on-water rowing experience, simulating a professional rowing technique and the only indoor rowing platform for training in different water conditions.

Other water or air based rowing equipment rely on the user to create resistance by churning the water or air through a flywheel, this results in a force curve where the resistance falls off during the second half of the stroke, well below that experienced at similar paddling rates in an on-the-water rowing boat.

Learn more about water resistance rowing and how to compare indoor rowers. Or click here to find FDF distributors in USA, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Latin America.

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