It gives you the realistic touch of rowing on water, and the comfort and smoothness like no other! It also comes with a purposely oversized LCD computer that displays and tracks your progress.

Product Specs

  • Uses both air and magnetic resistance, providing realistic rowing experience
  • 16 stages of intensity; optional preset program: 6 pre-programmed, 4 controlled the user, 4 pulse rate adjustable, and a watt program
  • Computer automatically level up or level down resistance based on the program shown
  • Perfectly contoured seat that glides smoothly with the help of its rollers; additionally, it prevents dirt from accumulating
  • Properly turned foot supports
  • LCD computer displays the time, 500-meter split time, stroke oars per minute, total stroke oars, distance traveled, watts, calories burned, and another column for HR; displays time, alarm, date, and temperature whilst not in use
  • Can hold up to 280 pounds
  • Assembled dimensions: 96 x 31 x 19 inches (W x H x D); 100lb


  • Very realistic

It doesn’t make you feel that you’re operating a machine, but instead it really makes your body thing that you’re rowing on water.

  • Utterly smooth

Expect to have a smooth sail with this equipment; you’ll have no problem gliding with its seat. Plus, it’s very comfortable that you could workout for hours, even if your have joint problems.

  • Easy to store

You can store it in any cabinet or maybe just lean it on a wall; its fold system makes it all possible. You won’t worry about it taking much space!


  • Vague manual

This is probably the only downside of this rowing machine. The manual lacks detail and make take hours for you to figure out.

Proteus PAR-5500 Commercial Club Series Rowing Machine
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent

  • Product Quality
    Editor: 85%
  • Durability
    Editor: 81%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 78%

Review Summary:

Proteus PAR-5500 Commercial Club Series Rowing Machine is a fusion of air and magnetic resistance with a wide range of intensity levels.

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