The multifunctional fitness monitor tracks workout time, stroke count during current workout, total strokes accumulated on the machine and calories burned during your workout to keep you motivated and on track to reach your fitness goals. In scan mode, the monitor continually rotates from one function to the next displaying each function for six seconds. Rowing is widely known to be one of the best all around activities for cardiovascular fitness and strength. Rowing is a total body workout that is efficient, effective, low-impact and utilizes all major muscle groups including the back, legs, arms, abdominals and buttocks. It is one of the best exercises for building a strong back, as well as one of the most effective low-impact aerobic exercises for increasing your metabolism for more efficient calorie and fat burning without the impact on your joints.