Rowing Machine | Fight The Fuse

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Rowing Machine[1]

Benefits of exercise:

  • Helps improve general health and cardiovascular fitness.

Repetition recommended:

  • Not more than 10 minutes.


  • Keep pelvis and back moving together.
  • Keep elbows close to the body.
  • Don't let your back round forwards when sliding backward.
  • Move from your hip joints.
  • Use your legs.
  • Don’t push yourself; you should be mildly breathless but able to hold a conversation throughout.


  • If you experience dizziness, stop the exercise and contact your doctor.

Ask your Rheumatologist for biologics that slow down spinal fusion.

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  1. Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: Accessed on 7 May 2019

Disclaimer: This is a graphical representation of an Ankylosing Spondylitis patient. Always seek medical advice from your Rheumatologist/Physiotherapist before undertaking any physical activity. The content on this website is not a substitute for any medical advice.