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First Degree Fitness FluidRower Viking 2 AR Plus Reserve Rowing Machine
The Viking 2 is designed with simply the best and most gorgeous wooden frames made from solid American Ash, metal fixtures, and precision components to deliver guaranteeing lifetime service.
The molded seat and adjustable water-based fluid resistance can accommodate users of different fitness levels in comfort even during longer workout hours.
The Viking 2 comes with a multi-functional performance monitor that tracks workout time, stroke count, total strokes accumulated on the machine, and calories burned to keep you motivated and on track to reaching your fitness goals.
Done for the day? Simply lift it on its end and lean it against a wall or hide it away in a closet.
Order today and we'll add a heart rate chest strap/transmitter for free with your order!
FluidRower Viking 2 Reserve Features
Viking 2 Reserve Tank
Adjustable Fluid Resistance, from feather-light to Olympic sprint at the turn of a dial.
No dead spots. Unique triple bladed impeller and baffled tank internals deliver instant catch and consistent resistance throughout the whole stroke.
Viking 2 Reserve Monitor
Multi-level computer complete with USB port. Display shows: time, distance, 500M split time, strokes per minute, calories per hour, watts and heart rate.
Viking 2 Reserve Footboard
Height adjustable footplates and straps to ensure optimal foot placement and comfortable rowing position.
Viking 2 Reserve Handle
Durable belt drive – smooth, clean, quiet and again maintenance free.
Deluxe ergonomic design allows comfortable grip and minimised strain on forearms, wrists and hands.
Viking 2 Reserve Frame
Ethically produced from solid American Ash construction.
Simplified assembly and virtually maintenance free.
Viking 2 Reserve Specs
Upright Storage – 55 x 54cm (22 x 21″)
Product size – L 2135mm (84″) x W 550mm (22″) x H 540mm (21″)
Max User Weight – 150kg (330lb)
Product Weight- 72lbs
How Does FluidRower Twin Tank Technology Work?
At the core of all FDF FluidROWERS is our patented Twin Tank technology, providing several distinct levels of Fluid Resistance regardless of the speed you row at. Our Twin Tank technology comprises the inner, passive (or holding) tank and the outer, active (or resistance) tank.
When you select a high level, water will flow from the passive holding tank to the active resistance tank as you begin to exercise, and you will experience the smooth fluid resistance, no matter what your speed.
Conversely, if you select a low level, the water will be transferred away from the active resistance tank and back into the passive holding tank, lowering the resistance. You can even make adjustments on the fly to find a load that is just right for your fitness training.
Depending on the FluidRower model each will incorporate either a 4 or 5 level adjustable Fluid Resistance Horizontal Tank. The Maximum resistance on Level 4 or Level 5 is the same; the only variation is the resistance increments between the levels. Level 4 or 5 FDF Horizontal Twin Tanks each has 17 litres of Fluid Resistance available.
Level 1 – 25% / level 2 – 50% / level 3 – 75% / level 4 – 100%
FDF’s patented adjustable Fluid Resistance technology creates a challenging rowing workout for any fitness level. It allows the user to change the rowing resistance by a simple adjustment of the lever to your desired level, even mid-workout. The level of resistance can vary from feather light to Olympic challenge. Whether you are just starting your fitness journey or you are a professional athlete, our fluid resistance rowers have been designed and engineered to provide a challenging, smooth, full body workout that can be adjusted to suit your training requirements.
The water in our active resistance tank acts as a brake to hold back the multi-bladed impeller, the more water in the active resistance tank the higher the braking effect. The water in the active tank isn’t all staying in the active tank during the exercise (at any level), some of it is always being cycled through the passive holding tank. As you attempt to generate more power by increasing your speed, the water cycles faster between the Twin Tanks at a greater and greater rate to maintain a consistent amount of water in the tanks. This creates such a unique smooth action and at virtually any speed.
Air resistance works in a similar way, however, the variation in the load that is possible by restricting airflow to an impeller does not create distinctly different levels of resistance, this is very obvious at low speeds.
At high speeds, the two mediums, water, and air start to feel similar except for one very crucial difference that makes adjustable Fluid Resistance so unique. When rowing, the drive phase is followed by a recovery phase, during the recovery phase air does not provide the braking force that the water in our tanks does. At the catch or beginning of the next drive phase, the air machine impeller has higher momentum and that creates the soft or no-load pick up that you feel at the catch.
Essentially the resistance on an air machine can not be felt again until your speed catches up to the flywheel and you start to apply a greater force against which the air will resist. These differences are so easy for you to test for yourself, compare and FDF FluidRower against any air or water-based rowing machine and you will quickly see why our patented Twin Tank Fluid Resistance system is so different; the firm catch, the smooth stroke, and the consistent load, that all come together in the FluidRower.
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