• 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
  • 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 33"W x 18" H  (Packaged)(3... View More
  • Can I Play My Own Music? plus icon minus icon
  • No. Hydrow is not able to receive audio from a phone or music player. It also cannot stream from external music services such as Pandora, Spotify, etc.Music for workouts is provided only as part of... 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 rowers of any skill level into the sport. Whether you're... A fresh beginner, completely new to rowing... A novice with a little experience on other rowing machines... 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
  • 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 Bluetooth. - Hydrow does not support ANT+ or other connection types. Many H... 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 for streaming our premium-quality workout content and your real-time rowing statistics only. It is not possible to stream other media services (Spotify, Y... 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. Hydrow's construction does not use or involve any latex parts. View More
  • Do You Offer an Extended Warranty? plus icon minus icon
  • No we do not. The Hydrow Home Use Limited Warranty is the only option available at this time. 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. The vast majority of the features on Hydrow require internet connection... 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
  • No. Apple Watch requires, among other things, a PIN number to pair for any Bluetooth Heart Rate functions which makes it incompatible with Hydrow right now. This is something that could potentially... 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 is the footprint/ What are the dimensions of Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • The footprint of the Hydrow is 86″ long by 25″ wide when unboxed and assembled.Total height is 47”  (floor to top of screen) and the Seat height is 16.5"Hydrow can fit within extremely close quar... View More
  • What is the Weight Limit for Hydrow? plus icon minus icon
  • The maximum user weight capacity is 375 lbs and it is tested for users with up to a 36” inseam.  There is no minimum size, weight, or build for Hydrow. It's one of the most versatile pieces of fitn... View More
  • How Much does Hydrow Weigh? plus icon minus icon
  • In the box upon delivery, Hydrow's weight is 197 lbs - The box comes with inset plastic handles to make it easy to cary between two people.Unboxed and assembled, Hydrow's weight is approximately 14... 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.   Agents-Only: Previously this article featured the text:"Note: Minors tha... View More
  • What are Hydrow's Workouts Like? plus icon minus icon
  • You can see some examples here with more description below! There are three different types of workouts that you can choose from on your Hydrow! Trainer-led workouts. One of our lineup of acclai... View More
  • What Certifications do you Have? plus icon minus icon
  • We have UL and FCC certifications we plan to obtain others others as we eventually expand worldwide. View More
  • Does Hydrow Have a Camera? plus icon minus icon
  • Hydrow's Screen does have a camera installed. However, this camera is disabled in software and is not currently used in any part of the Hydrow experience. We may or may not choose to make use of th... View More
  • How Often is Hydrow Updated? plus icon minus icon
  • Very Frequently.  We recommend leaving Hydrow on between workouts so that you can receive the latest software updates in the background. New workouts are being filmed literally every day and mino... View More