Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Rowing Machine Review

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Rowing Machine

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Rowing Machine


Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Features

  • Long design, suitable for tall people
  • LCD display monitor
  • Folds in half
  • Easy transportation
  • Adjustable resistance level

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Specification

  • Dimensions – 213 cm x 47 cm x 93 cm
  • Weight – 34.5 kg
  • Max user weight – 130 kg or 20 stone
  • 2 year manufacturer warranty

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Rowing Machine Review

Unisex Elite Pro rower is a premium machine that is made to deliver you professional rowing workout at the comfort of your home. It offers smooth rowing action, long stroke, adjustable resistance and plenty more options. It is also a great value machine for it’s price, that is £349 at the time of the review, down from £769!

At it’s core, machine has a turbine air system that gives you tension. Materials that the machine is made from are coated aluminium and they are proven to last for long.

After ordering Elite Pro on the Amazon, it will come boxed right to your door. Be careful handling the box as it is quite heavy, around 40 kilograms. Make sure a friend or a member of family is helping you with moving it. Inside the box you will find user manual, instruction manual and all parts required to fully assemble the machine. Usually it takes around an hour to assemble the machine and start using it. Having power tools might speed up the process a bit.

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro resistance comes from an air turbine that is located at the front of the machine. You can manually adjust the resistance and choose between 8 levels, from easy to hard. Choose the right resistance to suit your fitness needs. Also with air resistance, the harder you row the more tension you get.

The pedals of Elite Pro are made from non-slip material that will let you have longer and safer workouts. The seats are padded and ergonomically designed to bring you more comfort, on top of that they are mounted to ball bearings that lets you glide smoothly along the rail.

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Display

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Display

This rowing machine comes with an LCD display that will show you plenty of vital workout stats and help you keep motivated. The stats it will show are:

  • Time elapsed
  • Distance
  • Stroke Count
  • Calories
  • RPM
  • Heart rate

To measure heart rate chest strap is included that will help you get more accurate measurement.

After you finish your workout, you can simply release a pin and fold the rail upwards. This is extremely useful if you are limited on space and would like to put machine away in a storage cupboard. Also there are wheels at the front legs that will help you move it around.

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Folded In Half

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro Folded In Half

Skandika Unisex Elite Pro is a machine that was designed to handle tall and heavy users well. If you are 6ft5 and/or 20 stone of weight you bet this machine will deliver you great workout and you will be able to complete full and smooth rowing stroke.

This is a great high quality machine that has majority of functionality that professional rowing machines have and it is also a great quality build. Apart from a minor flaw with the screen regarding not being back lit or air turbine making some noise there are no other bad things to say about this piece of equipment.


Pro’s

  • Foldable design
  • LCD monitor
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Manually adjustable resistance levels
  • Ergonomical design
  • Easy to transport
  • Easy to assemble
  • Great for tall users

Cons

  • Display is not back lit
  • Air resistance makes a bit of noise

What customers say about Skandika Unisex Elite Pro

This machine is a great rower that is of high quality.
Apart from a minor dislike regarding the lcd tracking display being too primitive, I got no issues.

This machine is great! I train at home couple of times per week and it still feels like new and it is very smooth stroke as well. My partner is also happy using this machine

A bit difficult to assemble this without proper tools but in general I am very happy with it. It is definitely fit for purpose and is ideal for home workout

This machine looks very stylish and is quite a sturdy,
it feels good using it and resistance is just right enough what I need to get a great workout at home.

Conclusion

Overall, this machine is as good as a more expensive rower and truly would qualify for a great gym equipment machine. It has it’s minor flaws with display but it is nothing that would affect your workout and stop you from getting your fitness to a whole new level.

We recommend this machine from beginners to a more advanced users. Display will keep you motivated, and after you finish workout you can easily move this machine around. Train like a professional at home with this machine!

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