Concept2 Model D

Stamina Air Rower
April 21, 2016

Concept2 Model D

Whether you are a beginner rower or you are accustomed to using fitness equipment, the Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine will help you complete your workout session. This indoor air rower is easy to use and provides a wide array of features designed to increase your physical endurance and strengthen your muscles. It costs $900 which is less than other models, so it will be an affordable choice. Construction Nevertheless, the Concept2 Model D with PM5 is a sturdy product designed to last and to offer safety during your workout. It's made of solid and durable materials that…

Concept2 Model D

COMFORT - 93%
RESISTANCE - 95%
LOW NOISE - 94%
EASE OF USE - 94%
CONSTRUCTION - 94%
USER SAFETY - 97%

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The Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine is great for workout sessions at home since it's comfortable and easy to use. It comes with a performance monitor so you can keep a track of your workout data.

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Whether you are a beginner rower or you are accustomed to using fitness equipment, the Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine will help you complete your workout session. This indoor air rower is easy to use and provides a wide array of features designed to increase your physical endurance and strengthen your muscles. It costs $900 which is less than other models, so it will be an affordable choice.

Construction

Nevertheless, the Concept2 Model D with PM5 is a sturdy product designed to last and to offer safety during your workout. It’s made of solid and durable materials that provide performance and allows you to focus on your workout instead of the maintenance of the product. The front legs are made of aluminum and the rear legs are made of steel so the machine is very durable without being too heavy. The entire frame is covered in a powder coat finish in either black or gray. The unit measures 96” long and 24” wide and the seat is 14” high from the ground and the monorail length is 54” and it can fit inseams of 38” in order to make the user feel comfortable regardless their height. The 500 lb maximum weight limit makes it suitable for many users who are fighting to lose weight using this rowing machine. Fully-assembled, the rowing machines requires 8 ft by 2 ft and it weighs 57 pounds. Not only the nickel plated chain looks good but it also enables the chain to perform for a longer amount of time without needing oiling so you can enjoy little maintenance and a smooth and comfortable performance. The front spiral damper has two main purposes which are creating a smooth stroke by allowing you to adjust the air flow and minimizing the noise so you will not disturb anyone with your workout.

Features

The spiral damper located at the front of the Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine has 10 adjustable settings so you can select the intensity that best suits your capacities and requirements. You can easily adjust the airflow of the flywheel so the stroke will meet your needs. The most impressive feature of the Concept2 Model D is the PM5 which is a performance monitor that allows you to keep a track of your workout data. This easy to use device turns on when you start using the rower and it features a backlit display that shows you information on the distance covered, your speed and pace, how many strokes per minute you complete, the amounts of calories you burn, and the wattage. The USB port compatibility enables you to store your workout data so you can monitor your evolution and you can wirelessly monitor your heart rate. The PM5 is fully adjustable so you can decide where to place it on the rower’s arm.

Comfort

Using the Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine will turn out to be very comfortable thanks to the ergonomic construction. The Model D features large adjustable footrests that will help you accommodate very well in the fully padded seat and to get a firm grip on the non-slip handle with a 10-degree bend so you can enjoy a natural arm and hand position. The Flexfoot footrests can match many shoe sizes so the rowing machine can be used by people of various weights and shoe sizes. Thanks to the quick-release frame lock mechanism that doesn’t require any tools, you cane easily separate the Concept2 Model D into two pieces so it will be easier to store. The rowing machine requires the assembly on the front leg using 8 screws and the process takes less than 30 minutes so you can have the unit ready to use fast and without effort. Once the unit is assembled in one piece, the front caster wheels help you roll into into position.

Warranty and support

The Concept2 Model D with PM5 rowing machine is backed by a limited 5-year warranty on the frame and a 2-year warranty on the PM5 and moving parts. Remember that this is an indoor rowing machine and that you have to use it properly in order to enjoy the warranty. Canada and US customers enjoy a 30-day money-back warranty so they can decide whether or not they like the machine or they want to receive their money back. If they are not satisfied, the manufacturer will give their money back but the shipping costs are the customers’ responsibility.

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