Using an erg as my only/primary workout- is it viable?

Hi /rowing! tl;dr: Can I build muscle with the erg as my only (or majority) workout?

Slightly longer version: I rowed for a year in high school and noticed how in-shape it got me, and now I’ve come into the possession of a rowing machine from my wife’s dad who had one lying around unused. I do have access to a community gym, but I truly hate the feeling of being watched while I work out, at least for now while I still don’t have much to show. Can I develop muscle and/or tone by only using the erg to …read more

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