28 Home Fitness Items That Take Up Minimal Space
Balance ball trainers, resistance bands, and more equipment that'll give you plenty of room for indoor workouts.
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1. A portable strider that you can use while sitting down or standing up indoors. Move forward or backward with this piece of equipment, which comes with padded resistance tubes and a fitness monitor showing exercise time, calories burned, and the number of strides per minute!
2. A compact foam roller, because you can provide sweet, sweet relief to sore muscles after working out in your bedroom, living room, or den.
3. A reversible yoga mat for your at-home Vinyasa flow that won't slide when you move from pose to pose. It also easily folds up and fits under your bed or on a closet shelf.
4. A weighted sports hoop, because it's a sweet throwback to your P.E. class and you'll be able to strengthen your hips, abs, and legs in a garage corner.
5. A DribbleUp smart basketball, so you can enjoy a fun, interactive workout indoors. It directly connects to a smart device, comes with live and on-demand classes focused on reps, drills, and form, and you'll love feeling like you're on the court, when IRL, you're just working up a sweat in your living room.
6. An exercise ball that'll help strengthen your core and easily fit under your desk when you're not using it. Yes you can totally hit all those ab muscles while you binge-watch your fave shows or movies.
7. A set of resistance bands, so you challenge your upper and lower body basically anywhere in your house. Do squats, lunges, and more with these bands that come in five different resistance levels (x-light, light, medium, heavy and x-heavy).
8. And a thicker pair, if you're ready to activate your hips, thighs, and glutes during your next lower body session. Slip these babies on if you want to take your deadlifts and squats to the next level. 🔥
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Promising review: "These are the perfect booty bands! They are thick and do not slip or roll like cheap, thin bands I’ve used in the past. Great for a ton of different leg and glute workouts— squats, donkey kicks, glute bridges, you name it! Package arrived quickly too! Would definitely recommend!" —Ju’Nae Fit Customer
Get a set of two from Ju’Nae Fit for $30.
9. A TRX Suspension Training System for doing push-ups, pull-ups, planks, and more bodyweight moves. All you need to do is anchor it to a beam and give yourself a couple of feet to move around.
10. A speed jump rope to improve your double unders and get a killer cardio workout in your bedroom or backyard.
11. A two-tier dumbbell rack, because your weights and kettlebells need a compact storage spot that's not your bedroom floor, closet, or stairs.
12. An ab roller wheel, so you can work on your core muscles in the living room without slamming into the couch or TV stand.
13. A doorway pull-up and chin-up bar that's so space-friendly and lets you ~feel the burn~ in your upper and lower bod muscles.
14. Adjustable ankle weights, because you can make your floor exercises a little more challenging. Slide these on whenever you do crunches, sit-ups, or leg lifts and you'll be sweating in no time.
15. A nonslip yoga mat towel with a gorgeous tie-dye pattern and microfiber material that'll absorb sweat during indoor or outdoor hot yoga. For such a small workout essential, it doesn't take up too much room and it's machine-washable (win).
16. A Ubarre weight that'll add a little more oomph to your boring Pilates session and double up as a chic piece of home decor. Use it while you do lunges, twists, and more toning exercises on your balcony or driveway.
17. 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.
18. A foldable treadmill with walking *and* running modes, so you can do some cardio in any corner of the house. Storage-wise, it doesn't take up a lot of room under a desk or bed.
19. A deck of exercise cards to shake up your indoor fitness routine. Whenever you find yourself in a debate about whether to work your core, arms, or back, let these cards determine your next sweat sesh.
20. A balance ball trainer that'll help you squat, do leg lifts, and stabilize your core, even if you don't have room for a gigantic home gym.
21. And a pair of core sliders, so you can give your abs some love with push-ups, planks, and other core-friendly moves that don't take up a lot of space.
22. An agility ladder that you can set up in your garage, backyard, or basement, in case you want to work on your body movements without knocking anything over.
Promising review: "Yes4All has never let me down and this agility ladder is no exception! A great addition to my fitness routine, this ladder is sturdy, a great size and I love that it comes with a carrying bag." —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in four colors and two lengths).
23. An interactive Plankboard, so you can hit all your key body areas (think core, legs, arms, and back) and boost your balance abilities while you play games on your smart TV or phone.
Promising review: "I love it! The design is clean and simple. The games are basic, but still keep me in a plank longer than normal. I like the workout part, basically 30-second intervals of different exercises, you pick how many 30-second segments you want to do at a time. There is a daily challenge too. I would be bored to tears after one 40-second regular plank, I do over six minutes plus at each session on this and you really feel it strengthening your core." —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $119.
24. 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.
25. A soft kettlebell with a handle, so you can build your upper body muscles and have a lil' cross training session indoors.
26. Push-up bars, because you can still put your deltoids and triceps to work *without* straining your wrists. Use them whenever you want to exercise on your carpet or patio.
Promising review: "These push-up bars are a good addition to my home gym and are great for basic strength and body weight training. Each bar came as two individual pieces; however, they clip together easily and form a very sturdy base. The rubber end caps keep the firmly in place on most surfaces and the handles are cushioned and wide enough to alleviate my mild wrist pain." —Amazon Customer
Get them from Amazon for $9.99.
27. And a stationary bike that'll take you straight to the studio with comfy seating, adjustable resistance, and a multi-functional display. You may not be in class, but you can have your own sweat session at home.
Promising review: "This bike is easy to assemble, which works out good for a person like me who is not very patient. I like the color too, it sort of adds an accent in my house with this black and red color, but it is not too big to take too much space in the house (that was my worry before we assembled it). It is comfortable to ride on, enough padding on the seat, and definitely an excellent tool to work out and burn some extra calories!" —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $299.99+ (available in two colors).