One of the most useful pieces of homework kit, you don’t need to do yoga to use a yoga mat. They’re ideal for doing calisthenics as well because you don’t get bonus points for hurting your back on a tiled floor. However, if you want a yoga mat, then you should buy a good one.
There’s nothing more annoying than a yoga mat that moves all over the place. But Gaiam’s mats have two-sided non-slip coating so you don’t need to worry about that. They’re also extra-thick making your workout more comfortable. As a bonus, they come in a number of attractive designs. Worth the investment.
Most people want a Caddy instead of a Bentley when they’re buying home workout machines. It doesn’t have to be the prettiest tool, but it has to work for a long time. Sunny’s magnetic rower is a perfect example of this. While it’s not the sexiest piece of equipment, it’s definitely very efficient.
Rowing is great as a full-body workout. It burns fat all over your body and helps you to improve your cardio. With its LCD monitor, it’s easy to track your progress. As a magnetic rower, it’s also a lot quieter than many of its competitors in the market.
For most people, space is the first thing you have to consider when you’re buying workout equipment. That’s why many people go to the gym because they have literally everything that you need. But Bowflex has made life easier with these unique and very useful dumbbells.
Going from five lbs to 52.5 lbs, it literally has 15 sets of weights in one. Yes, they are bulky, but far less so than an actual rack of weights. Made of plastic, they are also surprisingly durable and easy to use, so don’t worry about them breaking. A fantastic piece of equipment.
Made by Suples, the Bulgarian Bag is a perfect option if you want a piece of equipment that works everything. Designed by Coach Ivan Ivanov, the only limit it has is your imagination. For example, you can do swings, snatches, deadlifts, curls, or even just run with it on your shoulders.
In short, the possibilities are endless, which is why this is so great for working out at home. You can get different weights from six lbs to 84 lbs., so there’s something for everybody. To sum up, this tool could change your conditioning forever because it’s just so versatile.
The Airbike is a brilliant piece of equipment that has revolutionized home workouts. Basically, it provides unlimited resistance to your upper and lower body based on wind blowback. There are a number of different products in this category, but the Classic is Airbike’s best value option.
Easy to assemble, it’s a sturdy machine that even provides a number of different options for workouts. The display offers the likes of Tabata and interval training so that there’s something for everyone. It’s also compatible with Polar chest straps so you can monitor your heart rate.
Kettlebells are often more useful than dumbbells because you can improve functional strength with dynamic movements. Reactor are one of the biggest names in the world of kettlebells, with some of the highest quality products on the market today. Made of rubber, these weights won’t put a hole in your floor if you drop them.
Coming in a variety of colors, they have literally every weight you could possibly want. The price reflects the quality as well. These kettlebells will add instant credibility to your home gym. But just be careful that you warm up properly before you use them. You don’t want to injure yourself.
Yes, it’s a jump rope with actual rope. Stick with us because this could be the solution to your problem. You want to do cardio and running is out of the question. Maybe you live in an apartment with very little space to move around. If that’s the case then this is for you. Trust us, it works.
The CyberDyer has weighted handles that mimic the sensation of a jump rope. While it won’t help you build the same coordination as a regular jump rope, you can still get sweaty and burn off some calories. It’s a perfect tool for right now when everybody has to stay at home as much as possible.
One of the most versatile and overlooked pieces of equipment out there, resistance bands are amazing for home workouts. You can do almost any exercise with them, all you need is your imagination. Anything from stretching to bicep curls, and even deadlifts, the possibilities are endless.
Of course, you do need the right resistance for it to work. Check out the Rubberbanditz bands above. They’re a standard pack coming in different colors. In short, you can mix and match depending on the exercise. Even better is that they’re very light so you can bring them on work trips in the future or on vacation when we can finally leave the house. Invaluable.