Lifecore r88 review

The Lifecore r88 is a solid rower for building strength and stamina. Both advanced and beginners will find some great features on the machine that will benefit and help them meet their fitness targets.

It would make a great rower for home gym use and would not cost anywhere near as much as the commercial ones you see down your local gym. Users seem quite happy with their purchase for the most part.

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With a space saving design and some brilliant functionality and rowing settings this is one of the stand out lower to mid tier rowing machines on the market. A promising machine no doubt, but as always, we try to advise consumers to do their research before buying anything. In this case, why not take a look at our Lifecore r100 review, you will be able to draw comparisons easier and decide which model suits your training requirements.

But lets have a look at the backbone of the product. Below I have created a list of it’s specifications with more information. All this information has been gathered to ensure you are making an informed decision if you decide to buy a rower.

  • A excellent space saving design give this rower all the makings of a top class home gym rowing machine. It is foldable and very easy to store without taking up too much room. To give you an idea of how little space it takes up while folded it will be just 16 inches by 24 inches.
  • It runs on both air and magnetic resistance. This resistance can be changed with the push of a button on the console. There are eight different levels of resistance providing users with varying difficulty levels which make it a great choice for rowers from beginners to seasoned. Gradually work your way up the resistance and watch your strength and stamina grow.
  • A solid frame that is both durable and stable. It can hold users with weights up to 300 pounds.
  • The computer display on the front of the rower will give users an indication of how their workout is going with key stats about speed, time and distance.
  • It Runs smooth and quietly. With minimum noise distraction users can concentrate on the one thing that matters, exercising.
  • Race programs built into the rower to make your exercise session a little more exciting and interesting.
  • Comes with a cooling air vent that can be adjusted to point where the user needs it most.


When we look at the picture as a whole, the Lifecore r88 offers strength, durability, a decent amount of resistance and value all rolled into one. It is a rower which will not require users to break the bank to get their hands on it, but a reliable low budget rower which has some fantastic exercise features which will really help users meet there strength and stamina goals.

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Our rating:87%
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