NordicTrack RX800 Rower Review

NordicTrack RX800 Rower - woman working out
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Nordic Track RX800 Rowing Machine – The Best from Nordic?

Nordic is a well-known company in the fitness world. It has a rigid lineup of rowing machines, and NordicTrack RX800 Rower happens to be the best of them.
This product had a solid reputation, and I wanted to see it for myself. So I tried in my gym before deciding I need one for my home. I have been using this product for a few months now, and I am going to share my experiences in detail with you guys. So read on!
This is a fitness tool that offers you a bit extra. It offers exceptional programming with 20 built-in working apps. These apps are designed by certified personal trainers. This RX800 rowing machine is a part of the NordicTrack Space Saver series. You can fold and store this device without any issue.
I found this lightweight machine is well built and comes laced with every feature you need for daily exercise. It has a digital display to show your stats, air resistance soundproofing and much more.

 Following, I am going to give you an overview of its specs:

• LCD Display
• Advanced Console
• Magnetic Air Resistance
• SoftTouch Ergonomic HandlesWoman adjusting monitor dispaly of Nordic Track RX800 rowing machine
• Cushioned Seats


• Adjustable Damper
• Great Build Quality
• Comfortable Rowing
• Easy to Fold and Store
• Easy to Assemble


• Air Resistance not ideal for every user
• Basic Monitor (No advance Functions)

With Pros and Cons listed above, this Rower is still a great choice. Below are 4 other very popular air resistance rowing machines that we think are worthy to look at:
Concept2 model D indoor rowing machine
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V Fit air rowing machine
JTX Freedom air folding rower

 Detailed Specs

I have been using this machine for a few months now. I am more than satisfied with it. Following, I am going to explain its features in detail before I reach the verdict.
Fluid and Silent Air Resistance
The air resistance system has a fan which produces almost no noise while it sends out a cooling breeze. The intense you row, the more air resistance is generated. You can choose between 21 different programs, 20 pre-set programs which even includes 10 watts and ten calorie workout.

Full and folded view of Nordictrack RX800 rower
Comfortable User Experience
The NordicTrack RX800 integrates several technologies that improve the overall user experience. Oversized steel seal rail helps for smooth movement and adds stability. The seat rail is wide and steady. This product comes with an extended warranty of 5 years.
I found the SoftTouch Ergonomic Handle useful. The oversized pivoting pedal assures stability while working out. Overall, I think this is a well-built product made with user experience in mind. Paired with Ergonomic moulded seat, the user won’t have any issue using it for hours.
Performance Monitor
I found this rowing machine comes embedded with some fine tech. It comes with a nice looking monitory which shows watts, strokes per minute, total strokes, time, calories and even distance. I had no issue rotating the fiends. The watts member shows energy expenses as you continue to exercise.
Pivot Pedal
The footrests a bit large than usual. I found these pivots can support a wide range of motions and kept me from straining. Their large size makes them comfortable. The pedals have adjustable nylon straps and are textured for stability.
High Profile
The seat is positioned a bit higher from the ground. I found it made rowing easy for me. Now I had no limits on how I can and want to move. I can easily do whatever I want.
NordicTrack RX800 rower - Man working outEasy to Store
Do you know why most people don’t buy training equipment for their home? They don’t have a clue where they are going to put the equipment since its complicated to store. Well, this is not the case with Nordic track RX800 rowing machine. It comes with easy to store design. The whole contraption folds down and doesn’t take much space around your home. I found it quite useful. I fold and store it in a storeroom when not in use. I believe most training equipment companies should keep easy storage in mind when designing their products.


I believe this Nordic rowing machine offers great value for people who want to work out in their home without spending a fortune. For a mere price of 450 Pounds, it delivers excellent value for your money. Don’t worry; you won’t have any issue storing this thing in your home. It is a well-built product with the latest and greatest features.

Nordic Track RX800

The Nordic Track RX800 is a space-saving solution. It offers a full cardiovascular workout with smooth air resistance and adjustable seats. It features an advanced centre console that shows your workout states including strokes per minute, watts, total strokes, calories burnt, and time spent.

The rower keeps your training varied with its 20 in-built workout programs. It is a comfortable solution thanks to moulded seat with oversized steel seta rail and ergonomic soft-touch handle which relieves strain.

Adjustable Air Resistance System
Inertia-Enhanced Flywheel
Backlit Centre Console with Real-time tracking
Ergonomic Seat with Moulded and Oversized Steel Seat Rail
20 different in-built programs

How is it Different?
NordicTrack has a record of designing excellent products; The RX800 is no exception; it’s a mid-range rower that competes with premium rowing machines. [Read full Review here…..]