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    35 Things You'll Probably Love For Indoor Workouts

    A full-body training system, adjustable weights, and more equipment that'll step up your indoor workouts.

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    1. A set of resistance exercise bands so you can strengthen your arms and legs for days. Use these babies during push-ups, Pilates, and squats for a killer at-home workout.

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    Each band is marked with a resistance strength level (X-Light, Light, Medium, Heavy and X-Heavy), so you can customize your exercise routine!

    Promising review: "I got the bands as a way to do things at home for strength building and flexibility. I love these bands. I love that they tell you the pound equivalent for the type of band you use (light vs heavy) and the bands are marked with the strength size so you know which one you are using. The bands are made of good quality material but still have a great amount of stretch." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in five different sets).

    2. A yoga strap to help you get flexible during yoga poses: Slip it around your feet or knees to stretch and get the most out of your practice.

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    Promising review: "Nicely woven yoga strap. It's relatively soft, but durable and strong. The rings are a good thickness, and it works well for me. I've only been using it for a month for at home beginner's yoga, but its perfect for getting into and/or holding poses I wouldn't be able to otherwise." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.26+ (available in three sizes and 27 colors).

    3. And a nonslip yoga mat, because you don't want to slide around while you move from pose to pose. It's also cushioned to give your wrists and knees extra support during your at-home flow.

    model in plank position on red yoga mat in studio

    If you're looking for a shorter mat (24 inches x 69 inches x 5mm), this lightweight one can also work for your indoor yoga sessions!

    Promising review: "I was going to buy an $80 yoga mat for my boyfriend because he has trouble fitting on standard mats. He's tall and he can lay on this crown-to-foot without hanging off at all. Also does not have a chemical smell that mats sometimes have." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two colors).

    4. P.volve's Ultimate Kit so you can level up your indoor strength workouts. It comes with a p.ball, gliders, 2-lb. hand weights, 1.5-lb. ankle weights, 3-lb. ankle weights, p. band, light ankle band, heavy ankle band, a three month membership to P.volve's digital platform, *and* 30-day unlimited access to P.volve's Live Virtual Studio. Try new classes while you tone and sculpt your body at home.

    P. volve

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this equipment for a couple of weeks now and it’s opened up a world of workouts for me. I feel like it’s taken a lot of the workouts up a notch and helping me feel more muscle engagement and strength in the best ways! I’m still getting used to it, but loving the burn so far and can’t wait to finish off my equipment collection soon. In the meantime, this is a great start because of the diversity of equipment included in the set." —Georgie R.

    Get it from P.volve for $204.99 (available in two colors).

    5. A sturdy foam roller to help soothe tight muscles after virtual kickboxing, running on the treadmill, and more indoor workouts. It has triple grid massage zones that'll get to work on all sore areas, so you can enjoy your post-workout recovery time.

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    Promising review: "Nothing has been helping. From running, to walking uphill both ways to work (yes, this is possible), to wearing heels all day, my calves were tight. Nothing has been working. This roller was a godsend. I actually have more mobility after using it than traditional stretching, and I think there was a knot in each calf that it worked out. This is a must-have." —Raven

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A Ubarre weight that'll add a little more oomph to your indoor Pilates sessions and double up as a chic piece of home decor. Use it while you do lunges, twists, and more toning exercises in your living room.


    Equipt is a woman-founded small brand known for their pretty and functional exercise equipment. You'll find weighted bars, wrist weights, and more gear that'll help tone your body and look great in your workout space.

    Promising review: "Ubarre is wild! It targets every area of your body. I have been using it daily and have had the best workout in seven years. I cannot believe how quickly it tones your body." —Ubarre Customer

    Get it from Equipt for $129+ (available in four weights) or from Bandier for $129 (only available in black in 4 lbs).

    7. A balance ball trainer for boosting balance *and* core strength anywhere at home. It also comes with removable resistance bands, just in case you want to work on your upper body at the same time.

    model planks on a gray and black balance board

    Promising review: "I've used this for all sorts of physical therapy exercises as well as for simple things like squats. It targets all of your stabilization muscles, so it's a great way to improve balance and strength at the same time. For anyone wanting to tone up their legs or improve their balance, I would heartily recommend this." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A compact, foldable treadmill so you don't have to cancel your workout on rainy days. Run with the riser up or switch it down if you want to walk. It also doesn't make a lot of noise, so your neighbors won't hear every step you take.

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    Promising review: "Bought this about a month ago, been running on it at least three times a week, about two hours each time. It is relatively quiet and very good value. The speed is more like a fast walk, but I can break a sweat with 30 minutes. Great for snowing or raining outside, but allows staying in the house for convenience." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $429.99+ (available in seven colors).

    9. A pack of dumbbell exercise cards that'll mix up your indoor training routine with weighted planks, thrusters, and shoulder presses galore. You'll never know what's coming up next in the deck and your arms, legs, and core will be like "hello, where have you been all my life?"

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    Promising review: "I bought these to get some new ideas to mix up my gym routine. I got a lot of new ideas from these cards. Some were reminders of ones I already know, but there are a bunch of really interesting ones that I've been mixing in. The countless combinations you can create is making my workouts more fun and motivating." —Paisley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in three volumes, also available in bodyweight exercises).

    10. Compression socks, so you can keep leg-swelling at bay and run comfortably on the treadmill. They're also made with a breathable material to prevent moisture from getting in the way of your sweat session.

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    Promising review: "You guys I love these! I'm a runner and for the past year, I have been suffering from shin splint pain not during my 5-mile runs, but right after, so I decided to buy a couple of these and give it a try! I started to wear a pair during my runs and a pair to sleep, man did this make a huge difference! The swelling has gone down and I feel amazing! I really do recommend these for runners!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in five sizes and nine colors).

    11. A weighted hula hoop that'll remind you of P.E. class *and* give you a fun way to workout in your garage. It's officially time to wake up those abs and hips.

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    Promising review: "I've been using this three to four times per week for over two years now. It stays together, shows no signs of wear, and I still love using it! I bought this because I wanted to tone my abs without doing crunches. Using this hoop, I saw noticeable results within the first month. It has improved my overall core strength. I started out at just a few minutes per day and did experience some bruising while I was getting used to it." —sl

    Get it from Amazon for $46.20.

    12. A pair of fitness gloves because your hands need a little protection from blisters and calluses. Slip these babies on for weight training and pull-ups and crush your workout with ease.

    Model slips on gold and black fitness gloves on their hands

    Powerhandz is a Dallas-based company focused on athletic training and rehabilitation products. Co-founded by entrepreneurs Danyel Surrency Jones and Darnell Jones, Powerhandz aims to help fitness enthusiasts improve their workouts.

    Promising review: "I've had my gloves for four months now. They offer a superior fit, help protect my hands while working out whether I'm doing pull-ups, or intense dumbbells or kettle bells training sessions. If you're working out, it is time to invest in some Powerfit Training Gloves." —Powerhandz Customer

    Get them from Powerhandz for $42.99 (available in sizes S—XXXL).

    13. A tiny elliptical that doesn't even require you to get up from the couch or desk 😲: Slide your feet in and pedal away with eight resistance levels while you watch TV or write emails.

    Reviewer pedals feet on black desk elliptical while wearing Hello Kitty slippers
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    Promising review: "I’ve been working remotely and spending more time than I like on the sofa. With the Cubi Jr, I pedal constantly while working and watching TV, and feel my legs, thighs, buttocks, and ankles are at least being active. I pedal anytime I sit because you don’t realize you’re pedaling." —Marion

    Get it from Amazon for $249+ (available in three colors).

    14. A set of adjustable dumbbells so you can gradually work on your lifting skills this spring. With multiple weight levels (from 2.3 pounds to 4.5 pounds), you can give your biceps and deltoids the ultimate treatment during exercise sessions.,

    Each dumbbell weighs 2.3 pounds alone and comes with four weight blocks (each weigh 0.55 pounds). If you want to increase weight, it's so easy: just add a weight block to each side of the dumbbell and you'll be good to go!

    Promising review: "I had been looking at these weights for a while. I wanted something adjustable because I don't have the room for much. One side of each handle has one big weight and eight small ones. You can add or take away whatever you want and they don't flop or slide around. I haven't weighted them but I think you can definitely make more weight combinations than they listed. Well worth the money!" —ErinR

    Get them from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in two weight sizes and four colors).

    15. Or heavier adjustable dumbbells, if you're ready to level up your strength training sessions. Lift between 2.5 pounds to 15 pounds with this set that'll be great for arm-focused workouts and easily fit in your home gym. No more using multiple sets anytime you're ready to break a sweat.

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    Promising review: "These are a cleverly designed set of barbells that lets me easily adjust the weight. The weights increase in 2.5-pound increments from 2.5 pounds up to 15 pounds. They come with a tray for both storing the weights when not in use and also holding the plates that are not being used. I like not having to have individual bar weights in each of these sizes. It is a real money saver and space saver. They are comfortable to use and generally really terrific weights." —Eagle

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $169.99.

    16. A matching top and bottom set that'll be comfy to wear for yoga, strength training, and basically every type of workout. It's seamless (buh-bye underwear lines) and made with mesh fabric, so you won't feel like a sweat puddle in between reps.

    model in blue matching crop top and leggings set
    Lydia Endora

    Lydia Endora is a Black woman-owned company known for their stylish accessories, activewear and clothing. You'll find so many cute pieces for your wardrobe, including midi skirts, comfy leggings, and sports bras.

    Get it from Lydia Endora for $39 (available in sizes S–L).

    17. An ab roller so you can ~roll~ your way to a stronger core on your bedroom floor. If you need a break from your go-to crunches and sit-ups, this compact gadget will put your muscles to work in less time than a typical ab circuit.

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    Promising review: "Normally I'm not one to go out and buy the latest fitness product. I had a 'classic' ab wheel I used but wanted something sturdy with resistance and safe. Additionally, I was seeking a product that would give me me a quick ab workout with minimal risk of injury. Here is where the Ab Carver Pro steps in. It has resistance, is safe and stable to use, and is versatile in terms of different directions of movement." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.34.

    18. Adidas Ultraboost 21 sneakers that'll provide amazing energy return and support when you're running at the speed of light. Boost capsules and a Torsion System will elevate every step you take. Topping off this great shoe are comfortable footbed, heel, and toe areas.


    These sneakers contain a sustainable material called Primeblue (a.k.a. a high-performance recycled material partially created with Parley Ocean Plastic).

    Promising review: "This is my second pair of Ultraboosts and I absolutely love the new design of the 21s. The Parley plastic makes me feel even better buying these shoes as I know they're helping to recycle plastic. The shoes are very comfortable and the extra boost in the heel provides more spring when walking/running. I would say that the uppers are narrow, which isn't an issue for me personally but I thought I'd mention that." —Adidas Customer

    Get them from Adidas for $180 (available in sizes 5–11 and 17 colors).

    19. A punching bag set so you can do a fast workout that'll get your arms in great shape *and* help you relieve some stress. It even comes with gloves, so you can easily create your own boxing setup indoors or outdoors, and pretend like you're the star of your very own Rocky.

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    Promising review: "This boxing machine is durable. It took me literally seven minutes to put together, it was so quick and easy. Gloves are an awesome added bonus. They are durable and comfy as well. This is a great buy for people who are looking for a nice workout but don’t want the gym. I live in an apartment. My neighbors can’t hear it below me so overall I say this is good quality for the price." —Brittany L.

    Get it from Amazon for $53.77.

    20. A portable rowing machine because your arms and back will *feel the burn* while you enjoy an upper body workout anywhere indoors. Use the digital monitor to keep track of stats (count total, time, and calories) and fold it up when you're done.

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    Promising review: "This is very lightweight and portable. It fits nicely on a runner rug next to my bed and doesn't move around when I use it. The settings are easy to adjust, and it is quiet. I use it in the morning while I catch up on the news. I was reluctant to get a piece of exercise equipment but am very glad that I did!" —Caren S.

    Get it from Amazon for $84.99.

    21. An anti-chafe balm to keep your body safe from skin rubbing issues like redness and irritation that may happen after exercising. Your thighs, arms, and neck will thank you for the sweet, sweet relief.

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    Promising review: "This stuff really is awesome. It really works and I don't know where it has been all my life. I started looking for something for thigh chafing after running into a few issues (not fun). It is super easy to use, just slide it on like you'd use deodorant." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8+ (available in three sizes and packs of two).

    22. A Brrrn board that'll be perfect for exercising in your small living space. It's adjustable from five to six feet, lets you complete workouts via sliding movements (more on that below), *and* fits under a couch when you're not using it.

    model performs a plank sliding movement on the Brrrn board

    It comes with a pair of Slide Mittens, a pair of Slide Booties (fits sizes 5–11), and one pack of ArmorAll Board Wipes for post-workout cleanup.

    The Brrrn board requires sliding movements (watch this tutorial video for a detailed demo) and it works multiple body areas, including arms, legs, and the core.

    You can also subscribe to Brrrn's on-demand workout classes (Bootcamp, Cardio Sculpt, Yoga, Recovery, Intro To Slide, and so much more!) for $14.99 per month. Sign up for a subscription here.

    Promising review: "The Brrrn board is very well made and a great workout. I live in a small apartment and the board is easy to store, which was a big selling point for me. I am still getting used to sliding, but the Brrrn app is a wonderful tool that will guide you on the basics of sliding. I really enjoy the motion of sliding and it is low impact, great for those times when you need to be kind to your joints. Don't let the low impact aspect fool you. Sliding on the board will get you in the sweat zone quickly and you will work multiple muscle groups." —S.P.

    Get it from Brrrn for $229+ (available in two lengths).

    23. Geometric-print leggings with medium compression *and* a deep pocket that'll hold essentials (including your phone) during your sweat sessions. You can squat your heart out and not worry about fabric sagging down, because they will stay in place.

    Melt Fit

    You can also get the matching sports bra to complete the look!

    Melt Fit is a size-inclusive athleisure company based in Detroit, Michigan. If you want to find activewear in bold colors and fun prints (like the geometric-print leggings above!), they have so many pieces that are perfect for working out or lounging.

    Get them from Melt Fit for $60 (available in sizes S–3X and two styles).

    24. An exercise bike to cycle your heart out indoors. It comes with eight resistance levels and a screen that displays time, distance, speed, and calories burned.

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    Promising review: "It's so easy to get in a workout without leaving home. In fact, I've been looking forward to my workouts. I watch TV or read or listen to music and the time flies. I'm an occasional bike commuter with strong legs and this machine definitely gets me a good workout." —CP

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99+ (available in two sizes).

    25. A nonslip yoga towel for your hot yoga sessions at home: It not only comes in cute colors, but helps absorb sweat and prevents sliding. Flowing from one pose to the next will be a breeze with this workout essential.

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    Promising review: "I practice hot yoga approximately two times per week. I bought this towel because beach towels just weren't working. They didn't fit correctly and they would always bunch up. Then I tried this towel and I'm in love! It absorbs all of the sweat, it fits my mat perfectly, I love the color, and it's actually affordable. Get this towel, you won't be disappointed." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95 (available in seven colors).

    26. And a yoga workout chart that'll help you learn a bunch of poses, even if you're taking virtual classes in your bedroom.

    model performs yoga pose in front of yoga pose poster on wall

    Promising review: "I've been wanting to start a home yoga practice for a while. This poster is the perfect aid. I attached it to the back of a bedroom door with poster tape. There are enough poses to keep me practicing without having to look through a book or DVD. I can take my time and stay with the pose as long as I like. I love it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in two sizes).

    27. An adjustable weight bench for various dumbbell exercises. With seven back positions and three seat positions, you can comfortably sit and lay on your back while you're completing bicep curls or chest presses.

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    It folds up for compact storage!

    Promising review: "I live in a studio apartment and had a full bench that I couldn’t stand looking at anymore. I wanted something just as functional but easy to store. This bench is perfect! I was afraid it wouldn’t be as sturdy as my other bench and that I may not be able to do step-ups safely on it. I could not have been more wrong. This bench is high quality and extremely sturdy. Folds down easily and comes fully assembled. It honestly has blown me away. Worth every penny. Slips right into my closet. With this, my power blocks, and resistance bands I can have a fully functioning gym set up available to me right in the closet of my studio apartment! Wish I would have purchased sooner." —Breanna

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99.

    28. A Fitbit Inspire HR, so you can monitor your heart rate, daily steps, calorie burn, and more workout stats. You can also synch your data up with the Fitbit App to keep track of your exercise progress.

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    Promising review: "The Fitbit HR is feather-light and very comfortable. The battery charge lasts me five or six days then can be quickly recharged using the included magnetic induction-type charger. I especially like the attractive weekly summaries of my activities sent into my e-mail box and the usefulness of the cell phone app. It's fun to use even if you're a lazy exercise buff (like me)." —Howard Woodward

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95+ (available in three colors).

    29. A TRX Elite System for doing push-ups, pull-ups, planks, and more bodyweight moves in your basement, den, or garage. All you need to do is attach it to an overhead anchor point, lay down a mat, and give yourself a couple of feet to move around. It's so easy to set up and lets you exercise on the spot.

    Dick's Sporting Goods

    You'll get a suspension trainer with accessories, simple a moves chart, three anchoring possibilities (door anchor, suspension anchor, and extender), and a mesh carry bag.

    Promising review: I bought this TRX strap system and attached it to the ceiling in my garage. This works amazing and I am very happy with my purchase! Great workouts, sturdy equipment, easy and fun to use. I recommend this to anyone who wants to get a great workout in the comfort of their home." —Dick's Sporting Goods Customer

    Get it from Dick's Sporting Goods for $199.99.

    30. Adjustable Bala Bangles that'll add a lil' resistance (not to mention style) to your barre or Zumba sessions. These bracelet-like babies weigh one pound each, but they'll help boost strength whenever you're doing cardio or strength training. Just slide them on your wrists or ankles for a little workout pick-me-up.

    model wears light pink Bala Bangles while exercising

    Promising review: "I got these for the days I am just going to Zumba and not weightlifting. They are as comfortable as they can be for wearing weights on the ankles or wrists. They are adjustable which is great because my wrists are small and these fit and can be tightened or loosened. They stay in place when I'm dancing which is what I wanted and why I got. They definitely increase the intensity of a Zumba style workout and I see an improvement in muscle tone since I started using them. Excellent product and worth the price." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pair from Amazon for $49 (available in five colors.)

    31. Core sliders for days when you want to give your abs the ultimate treatment. Your transverse abdominis and obliques will be *on fire* after using these helpers for planks, push-ups, and mountain climbers.

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    Promising review: "These gliding disc core sliders have been working out great! They are definitely taking my workouts to a new level and making me use my core like never before! You can definitely feel the burn while working out with them and target muscles that don’t normally get as much attention!" —Coleen

    Get them from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in five colors).

    32. A Pilates ball to help you ~get to the core~ of balance and flexibility challenges. Crunches aren't the only exercises you can do with this small tool: It'll engage your abs during bridges, leg lifts, and spider triceps and make your indoor core routine less boring.

    model completes various ab exercises using a pink Pilates ball

    Promising review: "Love how easy, portable, and affordable these are. They're super easy to inflate by removing the air plug from the ball, then blowing air quickly for a few seconds to inflate. They're very portable and sturdy for doing Pilates, yoga, and barre. It's upped my Pilates practice as a great prop!" —Cammy Zhang

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.88+ (available in four color combinations).

    33. A Core Max 2.0 because you'll get to work your abs, arms, and legs with this versatile piece of equipment. You can do crunches, push-ups, and more bodyweight movements with this compact device that'll help you exercise when it's raining outside.

    Model moves up to crunch while using green and black Core Max 2.0 machine in their kitchen

    Promising review: "I didn’t expect to love this thing so much! It has a spring like resistance on the foam back, so it makes working out — especially curl-ups — fun and if you put it on the tallest setting, the sit ups get so easy that you don’t even realize how much you are working out! Did this for half and hour while watching TV and didn’t have to take any breaks. I love this thing." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $53.98.

    34. A Kettle Gryp that'll give your sweaty hands a *lift* during strength training workouts. Place it around a dumbbell, close it up, and bam, you're good to start working out. Dropping weights will be the least of your worries now.

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    Promising review: "Love this for my home gym. Dumbbells are expensive and kettlebells are even more expensive, so I was intrigued when I saw this attachment. It's hard plastic and feels good in the hands, it's what I expected. I use this grip to do kettlebell swings, squats, Romanian and straight-leg deadlifts, and other basic exercises. Happy with my purchase and glad I can use the dumbbells I already have." —Lauren J.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    35. And the The Mirror workout, because you can take live and on-demand classes *and* get a next-level studio experience straight from your living room. There are thousands of classes you can take spanning from bodyweight movements to barre to those with other equipment, including dumbbells and kettlebells, if that's what you enjoy doing.

    model completes a workout in front of The Mirror

    Let's just talk about this cool device for a sec: It syncs with the Apple Watch, so you can monitor heart rate levels and it gives you access to so many classes (Bootcamp, Boxing, Ballet, Tai Chi, and Yoga Flow to name a few ) at different levels ranging from beginner to advanced. It's kind of like having your own digital personal trainer at home.

    Note: You'll need the Mirror All-Access Membership ($39/month) in order to access workout classes. With the membership, you (and up to six people in your household) can do unlimited live and on-demand workouts. (Your first 30 days will be charged once your Mirror is delivered).

    Promising review: "My wife and I started using The Mirror about a month ago, after years of boutique studio classes and we can already see that The Mirror is a game changer and a giant leap forward for anyone who wants to get or stay fit. It's extremely convenient and a huge time-saver mainly because it's at home, but also because it offers 15 to 60 minute sessions, so we can almost always fit in a class; and it's well-designed, sleek, and simple and fun to use." —Mirror Customer

    Get it from Mirror for $1,495+ (you can try it for 30 days, and if you don't like it they pick it up for free and you'll get a full refund).

    That feeling when you're killing it on the treadmill:

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