WaterRowing is a seated exercise removing all the body weight from the ankles, knees and hips.
The WaterRower also moves the limbs and joints through a full range of motion, form completely extended to completed contracted.
Working the joints in such a way enhances joint lubrication and can help relieve joint ailments.
Rowing and the WaterRower is totally non impact and hence does not put any unnecessary stress on the joints.
"One of the main advantages of rowing outdoors or using a WaterRower machine is the sitting position of rowing which removes the exerciser's body weight from the injury-prone hip, knee and ankle joints and therefore reduces the potential of impact injury to these joints commonly associated with aerobic exercise."