Hydrow’s cutting-edge technology is designed to give you more than just a full-body workout — it’s designed to give you direct access to all of the incredible physical, mental and emotional benefits rowing has to offer, right from the comfort of your home.
The Hydrow app is built to help you to stay in touch with the Hydrow community no matter where you are. The app allows you to:
• Track your workout progress
• Explore the community feed and cheer on other Hydrow users
• Manage your profile
Hydrow elevates the indoor rowing experience by combining a state-of-the-art rowing machine with the innovation of live outdoor reality™ (LOR) to create a completely immersive experience. Where traditional rowing machines allow you to simulate the physical motions of rowing, Hydrow’s multisensory approach transports you to the water and into the moment, bringing everything from the sights and sounds, to the synchronicity and camaraderie you could otherwise only experience in a boat, directly to you.
• Enhancements to Invitations allow you to select who to send an invitation to from your followers
• New and improved connection to Strava allows you to automatically share all workouts to Strava via the connections settings in your profile
• Detailed data for each workout sent to Strava, including pace, watts, cadence, and heart rate
Ratings and Reviews
No Ability To Filter Classes
First and foremost, this app is fantastic. There are hundreds of options ranging from a beginner “Learn How To Row” series to advanced series designed to push you to new PRs. The fitness instructors are all high-energy, friendly, and knowledgeable as well as diverse in gender, body type, and background. As I mentioned before, there are hundreds of classes and it seems like Hydrow will continue to add to their already impressive library.
My only criticism (and the reason I docked the app a star) is that there are no search or filter options. I’d love to be able to find way classes by time, location, class type, class level, max stroke rate, etc. As I am a n00b, I am mostly interested in 20-minute beginner classes with a 28 max stroke rate. Hydrow has tons of these classes; however, I have to spend a good 5-10 minutes scrolling scrolling scrolling to find them. Hopefully, this will be fixed soon in a future update.
Great classes poor app
This review is written by someone who doesn’t own a Hydrow but spends $20 a month on the classes through the app for use with my water rower. Many hydrow classes are great - that is where my 3 stars come from, but the app isn’t polished and is frustrating to use during a workout. It doesn’t have native streaming to a television. It’s possible to mirror through an Apple TV but that does t work reliably. There’s also no way to filter classes, forcing you to scroll through all classes to find what you’re looking for. There are no options for on screen metrics like instructor stroke rate or elapsed time. Most frustrating, if you do want to touch the screen to pause or check elapsed time, the class will often just end and ask how you to rate the class. Forcing you to restart and scroll to where you were. Hydrow needs to study the peloton app which is a perfect example of good app design and functionality. Peloton has a small button that says end workout and that doesn’t come up until you’ve touched the screen. Please Hydrow - add filtering , screen casting and make it more difficult to end a workout.
Developer Response ,
Hello there and thank you for your feedback. We just launched Hydrow deliveries in May of 2019 and just recently offered the companion app. There is a 30-day trial for the app (only available currently on iOS). Although this will give some knowledge of our content, the LIVE rows and experience through our technology behind the only Live Outdoor Reality™ (LOR) Rower may be realized more fully on Hydrow itself. We are certainly looking to improve and expand upon the app and experience when and where we can through your feedback. Many of our users utilize the app when they have to be away from their Hydrow or when they want to utilize "On the Mat" content of yoga, pilates, stretching, etc. Thank you again!
Hydrow Customer Care
Engaging App (you can filter now!)
I do not own a Hydrow Rower so was looking for something to keep me more engaged and focused while rowing. This app hits the spot. My only criticism so far is it does not seem to be iPad compatible. I downloaded it on my iPad but the screen size does not get larger than that of a phone. Otherwise, I’ve tried a few rowing apps and this one is it. Very excited to get a Hydrow rower at some point.
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- Hydrow, Inc.
- 77.1 MB
- Health & Fitness
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
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- Digital Basic $19.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.