Rowing Machines Guide

What is a Magnetic Rower?

As the name suggest, magnets are used to provide resistance. Magnets are drawn close to the flywheel when resistance is added. The advantage of this is a that it allows for a quiet rowing experience.

Resistance: Magnetic

With eight levels of adjustable magnetic resistance, the Sunny health & fitness sf-rw1205 rowing machine is suitable for both experienced rowers and beginners. If you are looking for a more challenging work out set the resistance level to 8, this will increase the amount of calories burned.

Just getting started with rowing, choose a lower resistance setting to meet your fitness level. You can gradually build up over time.


Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 Magnetic Rowing Machine Rower has a large monitor that allows you to track your stats. You can check the amount of time spent on the rower, count and calories that you have burnt during your rowing session. The scan mode is helpful for monitoring your stats as you are rowing.

This rower doesn’t have a distance display. If you wish to do time trial to see how you are improving this may mean this rower isn’t for you.


The recommended maximum weight for the Sunny health & fitness sf-rw5515 is 250 pounds (lb) or 113.5 kg. If you are above this weight there are other rowing machines that are more suitable and fit your requirements.

The SF-RW5515 has an extra-long slide of 48 inches and 44 inches in inseam length, making it an option for taller people to consider.

Other Features of the Sunny Health and Fitness SF-RW5515:


This Sunny Health and Fitness rowing machine features a foldable design, which is useful for storing in small spaces. The transportation wheels allow the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 to be moved around without straining muscles. Perfect if you have limited space and want to achieve your fitness goals.

Wide Padded Seat

The fully padded seat allows the rower to have a more comfortable rowing experience. You are likely to stick to your fitness goals if you are not experiencing any discomfort.

Floor Stabilizers

A great feature of the Sunny Health and Fitness SF-RW5515 is the floor stabilizers which help prevent the rower from moving around during your workout.

Slip Resistant Handlebars

This rowing machine handlebars are anti-slip and have padded foam grips for your comfort, allowing you to row for  longer!

Non Slip Pedal with Adjustable Strap

The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 Rowing Machine has non slip pedals with adjustable straps.

You can just get on with your workout without worrying about your feet slipping about maximising the effectiveness of your workout.

Who Would Benefit from suing the Sunny Health and Fitness SF-RW5515?

  • Someone who wishes to work out at home on their rower but is short on space. The foldable design and transportation wheels will be an advantage in this case. This rower will fit in the corner of a room.

  • Budget is limited but want a durable rowing machine.

  • Those that require a quiet rowing machine. This allows you to work out at any time without disturbing those in your family or if you live close to neighbours.

Final Comments: Sunny Health and Fitness sf-rw5515

The SF-RW5515 magnetic rowing machine is an affordable rowing machine that which is good for the beginner or intermediate rower. It has a weight capacity of 250 pounds, which is great for those hoping to lose weight and are starting out on their fitness journey.


Does the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 Magnetic Rowing Machine provide a full body workout?

Most definitely yes. Rowing with the SF-RW5515 will provide a great workout for your upper and lower body and core. It also has the benefit of providing low impact on your joints. If you wish to know how to properly use a Rowing Machine, you may be interested in our article.