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Indoor Rowing
The latest and greatest, mostly on indoor rowing, but also the best bits about on-water rowing, nutrition & health, and marketing that rowing business.
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Instafitness: Shaping up on social media

Instafitness: Shaping up on social media | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it
For more people, the likes of Instagram and Twitter are a daily fitness support network.

Via Peter Mellow
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Needless to say, this is a growing place to market your fitness business, too.  Search on the hashtags #rowing and #concept2 for ideas how rowing specifcally is being promoted. 

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The armchair turned fitness trainer

The armchair turned fitness trainer | Indoor Rowing | Scoop.it

Researchers have created a prototype armchair designed to take care of the elderly by giving them health and fitness advice ... and even a workout.

 

Developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) in Germany, the GEWOS (Gesund Wohnen Mit Stil or Healthy Living With Style) armchair looks like an ordinary, comfortable chair. The difference is that it contains sensors built into the seat cushions, backrest and armrest that measure the heartbeat and oxygen saturation of the seated person, along with an integrated rowing machine that can get you exercising on the spot.

 

 


Via Ray and Terry's
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Hmmm.  A recliner that doubles as a rowing machine.  Would you use this? 

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