Rowing Machine

The rowing machine, or ergometer (colloquially “erg” or “ergo”), is a full-body, high-intensity exercise machine that works 12 muscles at the same time.

The rower is calibrated to measure the amount of energy the rower is using through their use of the equipment. Typically the display of the ergometer will show the time it takes to row 500m, also called the split rate, or split.