Crafted from hardwood, the WaterRowerNatural is distinctive looking. But the rower really separates itself from the pack with an enclosed water tank with a flywheel that simulates the experience of actually rowing a boat. The water provides smooth, natural resistance, and the S4 Monitor displays intensity, speed, stroke and heart rate, distance, and duration. [$1,095; waterrower.com]
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