• Training Camp FAQ plus icon minus icon
  • This article is meant to answer some common questions about our six-week Training Camp program. Most of the information below will also apply to our four-week Endurance Camp program, too! What is H... View More
  • Can I Log-in to Other Hydrows With My Profile to Track Progress? plus icon minus icon
  • Yes! With a Hydrow profile you can log into any other Hydrow Rower: At Home Your Friend's Home The Gym A Hotel Your Building's Fitness Center Your Stats, Milestone Progress, Workout History, and ... View More
  • Is Hydrow Safe for Use With a Pacemaker? plus icon minus icon
  • Generally, yes. As long as your doctor has cleared you for heavy physical exercise like rowing, the Hydrow will be safe to use. Hydrow's electromagnetic resistance is both well-shielded and tested ... View More
  • How Much Bandwidth Does Hydrow Need? plus icon minus icon
  • We recommend a dedicated 10 Mbps of bandwidth for Hydrow to ensure smooth streaming and a seamless connected-fitness experience. This should be well-within the capability of most homes that use a B... View More
  • How Does Hydrow donate to Water.org? plus icon minus icon
  • For every 25 days you row, Hydrow donates to Water.org, helping the organization continue their mission of bringing water and sanitation to the developing world. You can see your personal progress ... View More
  • Where Do You Film? plus icon minus icon
  • A great deal of our premium workout content is filmed on our two home waterways: The Charles River - Boston MA (Summer) Indian Creek - Miami Beach FL. (Winter) However, we also like to keep thing... View More
  • Hydrow Apparel Store FAQ plus icon minus icon
  •   Where can I buy Hydrow Shirts, Hats, and other swag? A variety of  great Hydrow Branded Merchandise is available for order at apparel.hydrow.com   Who do I contact if I need help with a Hydrow Ap... View More
  • Is Hydrow Good for Recovery? plus icon minus icon
  • First and foremost, we always recommend consulting your healthcare provider before beginning any new exercise routine -- he or she will be able to speak to your specific needs and what’s best for y... View More
  • Hardware Specifications plus icon minus icon
  • Listed in this article are specification for the Hydrow rower and screen:  Specification          Measurement                        Box Dimensions  91"L x 18"W x 33"H  (Packaged)(23... View More
  • Can I Add My Own Music or Playlist? plus icon minus icon
  • No. Hydrow has no features which would allow you to bring in music from external sources. Hydrow is not, itself, a Bluetooth speaker and cannot be connected to receive audio sent by your phone. Hyd... View More
  • Is Hydrow Good for Beginners? plus icon minus icon
  • Yes! Hydrow is great for easing people of any skill or fitness level into the sport of rowing. Whether you are... A fresh beginner, completely new to rowing... A novice with a little experience on... View More
  • Who are the Hydrow Athletes? plus icon minus icon
  • The athletes who lead our workouts are all professional world-class competitors in rowing. Each has a unique history and experience with the sport that informs their style in workouts on the water.... View More
  • "On the Mat Workout Kit" FAQ plus icon minus icon
  • What is Included in the On the Mat Kit? This Kit includes the following Hydrow-branded items: 1 multi-use workout mat. 2 yoga blocks. 2 mini workout bands. 2 long workout bands. 3 resistance bands... View More
  • What Heart Rate Monitors Work with Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • When Choosing a Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) for use with Hydrow consider the following: Choose a model that can connect via ANT+. - Hydrow supports ANT+ connections and this is the preferred way to p... View More
  • Can I Play Other Content or Watch TV on Hydrow's Screen? plus icon minus icon
  • No. Hydrow's monitor is a dedicated device, used for streaming our premium-quality workout content and your real-time rowing statistics only. It is not possible to stream other media services (Spot... View More
  • Is Hydrow Quiet? plus icon minus icon
  • Yes. Hydrow utilizes software-driven electro-magnetic resistance which is significantly quieter than alternative methods. Because magnetic resistance is a frictionless technology, Hydrow offers a ... View More
  • Does Hydrow Contain Latex? plus icon minus icon
  • No. The construction of the Hydrow rower does not use or involve any latex parts. However, be aware the resistance bands that are sold separately on our website (such as in our "On The Mat Kit" acc... View More
  • Does Hydrow Need to be Connected to the Internet and Power at all Times to be Used? plus icon minus icon
  • In short, Yes. Hydrow uses an electromagnetic braking mechanism for resistance, so it always needs to be connected to power. It is possible to row on Hydrow at default resistance without an intern... View More
  • Do I Need Special Footwear to Use Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • Shoes are recommended while rowing. You can use any type of sneaker with the foot stretchers on Hydrow!  Nothing more specialized is needed. Note: Never use Hydrow without strapping your feet secur... View More
  • Is training on the Hydrow similar to training and racing in a boat? Is it transferable to a boat on the water? plus icon minus icon
  • While rowing on a machine does not require all of the fine motor skills needed to manipulate the oars and balance in a shell on the constantly moving water, it does successfully duplicate the physi... View More
  • What Sets Hydrow Apart? plus icon minus icon
  • Now more than ever, people’s over-scheduled, stressful lives leave little time for meaningful exercise and the soul-enriching opportunity to connect with the outdoors. Hydrow’s Live Outdoor Reality... View More
  • What is Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • Hydrow is the Live Outdoor Reality (LOR)™ rower, created with inclusivity in mind—for anyone, at any level of fitness. Hydrow delivers a live, on-river, outdoor rowing experience at home that engag... View More
  • Is Hydrow Compatible with Apple Watch? plus icon minus icon
  • Hydrow and Apple watch are not directly compatible with one another. However, there is a work-around available through a 3rd party accessory. For more details on this, see this article: Watch Link ... View More
  • What's Unique about Hydrow's Technology? plus icon minus icon
  • There are many factors that make Hydrow unique from anything else out on the market! You can read about just a few of them below. We are the only company to offer a Live Outdoor Reality (LOR)™ exp... View More
  • What are the Benefits of Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • Now more than ever, people’s over-scheduled, stressful lives leave little time for meaningful exercise and the soul-enriching opportunity to connect with the outdoors. Hydrow’s Live Outdoor Reality... View More
  • What are Hydrow's Dimensions? plus icon minus icon
  •   When unboxed and assembled: Hydrow's footprint is 86″ long x 25″ wide. The seat height is 16" from the floor. The distance from the floor to the top of the screen is 47". Hydrow weighs 1... View More
  • What are the Weight and Height Requirements for Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • The maximum weight capacity is 375 lbs.  Hydrow's is tested for members with up to a 36” inseam.  There is no minimum size, weight, or build for using Hydrow. It's one of the most versatile pieces ... View More
  • How Much does Hydrow Weigh? plus icon minus icon
  • Unboxed and assembled, Hydrow weighs 145 lbs.  When packaged for delivery, Hydrow weighs 197 lbs.  For more details about Hydrow's physical dimensions, please see our Hardware Specifications. View More
  • How Durable is Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • All Hydrows are built to meet commercial grade quality standards and therefore designed to endure heavy use whether in your home or at a public gym. Hydrow's components are and water/sweat resista... View More
  • What are the Recommended Ages for Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • Hydrow is recommended for ages 13 and up. Use of the Hydrow by anyone under the age of thirteen (13) is not permitted. View More