Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 Review

Yet another good mid range rowing machine option to go with, the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 comes with everything you need for a great cardio workout. This model is extremely similar to the Stamina X, which is why the price is also the same.

Overview

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is definitely a cool rowing machine. If you want a little bit of an in-depth overview as well as a little instruction on it, you can check out this video.

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Main Features

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 has a few main features that are definitely worth mentioning.

  • Self-regulating wind resistance.
  • Multi-function performance monitor.
  • Oversized adjustable footrests.
  • Comfortable upholstered seat.
  • Folds in half for storage.
  • Fairly space friendly.
  • Built-in wheels for portability.
  • Floor protectors included.
  • 250-pound weight limit.

Dimensions & Weight

Like with most other mid range rowing machine options, the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 isn’t the smallest or largest. It does fold in half, but in terms of space when extended, it is fairly space consuming.

  • Length: 77 inches (196 cm)
  • Width: 18 inches (46 cm)
  • Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
  • Weight: 53 pounds

Warranty

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 comes with a decent warranty in case anything breaks. It has a 3-year warranty on the frame and a 90-day warranty on all moving parts.

Assembly

Everything you need to assemble the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is already included in the package. The parts are labeled and the instructions are fairly clear too. It should not take you more than half an hour to fully assemble it, less if you have help, which is recommended. You can pay something like 90 dollars to have an expert assemble it for you.

Why We Like The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is definitely a good option to consider. So, why do we like it so much?

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 features a reliable wind resistance mechanism which provides you with self-regulating resistance. It is pretty neat because the faster you row, the harder it becomes, and the lighter you row the lighter the resistance becomes. Some people like the fact that no manual adjustments are required. Some people also like that wind resistance mechanisms create some air flow to keep you cool while rowing.

Something else we like about the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is that it folds in half for easy storage. The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is not very small, but at 53 pounds it is fairly lightweight. The fact that it can fold in half makes the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 easy to store in a room or small closet, plus the included wheels make it easy to move around as well.

The fact that the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is very comfortable is also another big bonus. The oversized foot rests are great for even the biggest of feet, they are adjustable, and the straps will keep your feet in place without question. Moreover, the seat is built to fit the shape of the average bottom, it has an ergonomic design, and is comfortably upholstered too. Finally, the handlebars are also very comfortable to hold and feature non-slip padding so you can grip them well.

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 has a 250-pound weight limit, which is ideal for most people. Moreover, the frame of the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is pretty strong, plus the bar in the middle is angled for your convenience.

The final thing which we like about the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is that it features a fairly comprehensive performance monitoring system. Things like stroke rate, distance, pace, calories burned, and more can all be monitored on the high-quality LCD screen.

What We Don’t Like About The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399

There are of course a couple things which we don’t like all that much about the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399, so what are they?

This is something which we have already touched on, but many people don’t like how many wind resistance mechanisms (without a damper) cannot be adjusted for resistance. Some people like self-regulating resistance, but the majority prefer to be able to do manual adjustments.

A maximum user weight of 250 pounds is ideal for smaller people, but heavier people will not be able to use the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399.

Alternatives To The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399

To give you a comparison perspective, let’s just talk about some of the alternatives to the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399.

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 Magnetic Rowing Machine

Unlike the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399, the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515 uses magnetic resistance to provide you with a challenge. The thing is that many people prefer magnetic resistance because it tends to be more reliable, plus it can be adjusted manually, which is great about the Sunny Health & Fitness model, but for some reason the Sunny Health & Fitness Rowing Machine costs close to $100 less than the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399. Except for the resistance, mostly everything else is the same about these 2 models. The Sunny Health & Fitness model is a little less convenient because it is a little heavier and is a little larger too.

Stamina 35-1405 ATS Air Rower

The Stamina 35-1405 ATS Air Rower is kind of like the upgraded version of the ATS Air Rower 1399. The computer system and tracking are a little better, it looks a little better, and has a better overall build quality. The Stamina ATS 1405 Air Rower is close to $70 more expensive than the ATS 1399, but many would consider the price to be worth it considering that it is a little better in virtually every way. It’s not all that much better, but a little bit for sure.

Final Thoughts On The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399

The Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 is a fine mid range rowing machine to consider. It comes with everything you need for a comprehensive rowing routine. It can fold in half, isn’t way too big or heavy, it has self-regulating resistance, a decent fitness tracking system, and even more. For the price which the Stamina ATS Air Rower 1399 comes in at, it is definitely worth the investment.

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