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    31 Things Anyone Who Loves To Work Out At Home Probably Needs

    Fitness gloves, stationary bikes, and more great products that'll help you work your core, arms, and legs indoors.

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    1. A colorful yoga mat that'll take your practice to the next level. It's made with a nonslip material, so you can actually stay in poses instead of slipping and sliding around.

    Reviewer flexes foot on peacock-print yoga mat indoors
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    Promising review: "I've always had problems with various mats. It has been a goldilocks problem. Either it is too thin and my knees hurt from too much contact on hard floors or it is too thick and don't make good contact for standing poses or I feel 'caught' in the mat as I'm doing flow. The 5-mm thickness is just right. It provides enough padding to save my knees or even my hands in downward dog but not too much to inhibit my practice. After six uses I can say I highly recommend this mat." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.76+ (available in 21 designs).

    2. 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 $39.99 (available in sizes S—XXL).

    3. 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 two colors).

    4. 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).

    5. A pair of performance leggings that pass the squat test *and* are made with a moisture-wicking material. If you're over pulling up pants or feeling like a sweat puddle, they'll help you stay comfy and dry during workouts.

    Model wears high-rise red leggings with a light pink sweater and white sneakers

    Promising review: "These leggings are wonderful! They are soft, stay in place, and support you where and when you need it. I use them for dance cardio, yoga, and body weight workouts, and have fallen in love. Definitely going to order another pair shortly!" —Everlane Customer

    Get them from Everlane for $58 (available in women's sizes XXS—XXL, two lengths, and seven colors).

    6. Resistance bands so you can give your legs and butt one heck of a workout and wake up major muscles. They come in five resistance levels (X-Light, Light, Medium, Heavy, and X-Heavy) if you're looking for challenge and want to *feel the burn* while you're squatting and lunging away.

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    Promising review: "These are a nice add-on to my exercise routine. I primarily use the black and red bands which are the most resistance. The two lightest bands offer almost no resistance at all. I use these bands during my squats and lunges, but I love using them to exercise while doing other things like house cleaning. Basically anything I'm doing now can become an exercise once I add a couple bands." —Heph N.

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $9.95.

    7. A punching bag set because you need a healthy stress outlet *and* workout that'll get your arms in amazing shape. It even comes with gloves, so you can easily create your own boxing setup at home.

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    Promising review: "This is great for stress relief and I get a good cardio workout. I don’t think heavy hitters would get a good workout from this, however my husband did punch it will all his might and the bag did not fly off, so that’s good. I’m going to try using it as a target during my cardio boxing classes instead of just punching the air." —KB

    Get it from Amazon for $57.10.

    8. A motivational water bottle to remind yourself to drink plenty of water on workout days. With time markers and words of encouragement, you'll stay hydrated and not be thirsty in between reps.

    Ombre pink and blue motivational water bottle with time marks and phrases that say "Remember Your Goal" and "A Little Bit More"
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    Promising review: "Buy it and thank yourself later. Even if you don't get through a gallon a day, chances are you will drink significantly more than you usually do. Do yourself a favor and get this huge bottle. You won't be disappointed." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.96+ (available in 23 colors).

    9. Push-up bars that'll feel way better than dumbbells or bare hands when you're doing push-ups on the floor. Each handle gives you a solid grip and rotates as you go down, so you're not slipping and sliding. Doing push-ups on your knees? No problem, these small helpers will be great for those too.

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    Promising review: "The first time I used them, I felt burn (the good kind) in the back/neck area. I looked up a diagram of musculature online, and it corresponded precisely with the trapezius muscles. I know that a product can't cure lazy, but knowing that I'm doing push-ups the right way and being able to feel the results makes me want to do more push-ups." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $26.46.

    10. A medium support sports bra because your chest will be comfy with sweat-wicking fabric, adjustable front straps, and sewn-in cups. Bouncing and sweat will be the least of your worries while you have an indoor cardio session.

    Model wears gray and black sports bra with criss crosses on the back and black leggings

    Promising review: "I really like this! I was looking for a sports bra that had a clasp in the back for easy escape out of the sweaty thing. You know, to avoid: the post-workout, this thing is so wet and sweaty I may have to shower in it—struggle. This one does the trick! It's cute with the x cross straps in the back though it's a little tighter than I had expected, it is giving support. I plan to buy again!" —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $24 (available in women's sizes S—4X and also in black).

    11. 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: "This treadmill is very easy to operate. I use it for walking, my husband uses it for jogging and my son uses it for running, it is perfect for each of us. Now we can work out anytime even if the weather is bad. I like the foldable design and with small wheels, make it easy to move and store the treadmill under our couch to save space. It feels sturdier than expected and it is very quiet." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $379.99+ (available in seven colors).

    12. Graphic running shorts to help you stay cool, avoid chafing issues, and have something lightweight to wear for indoor exercise. No more overheating or irritated skin whenever you ~work up a sweat.~

    Model wears green Under Armour shorts with light gray sneakers
    Under Armour

    Promising review: "These shorts stretch and flex with you, but are loose and comfortable, so they never cling to you. They're super lightweight, cut just an inch below the knee on me so they don't feel like baggy basketball shorts. The waistband and drawstring are perfect, and don't pinch or roll under like some shorts do." —Under Armour Customer

    Get them from Under Armour for $18.99+ (available in men's sizes S—5XL and five colors).

    13. 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.

    14. An adjustable stepping machine with resistance bands and a space-saving design, so you can have a mini cardio session even if you don't have room for a big elliptical.

    Reviewer places white sneakers on black stepping machine
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    Promising review: "I just received my stepper and it's super easy to assemble and it's sturdy. I tested it out and I am super excited for my first workout. This is the perfect machine, while we stay at home we can still work out and stay healthy." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    15. A pack of exercise cards so you can mix up your fitness routine with planks, push-ups, and burpees galore. Whenever you find yourself in a debate about whether to work your core, arms, or back, let these cards determine your next sweat sesh.

    Model goes into push-up position with weights in front of a stack of exercise cards

    Promising review: "These cards are *amazing.* I love that I can schedule my workout week sensibly and safely, I really appreciate the tips on the backs of the cards! The HIIT and Core cards are such a nice bonus, too! My favorite part of this item is that I can do my workout at my pace without any annoying outdated music or chatting from a trainer, like you'd find on a DVD." —Lori McCarthy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in three volumes).

    16. New Balance sneakers with great cushioning and a lightweight design perfect for working out. Wear them whenever you go on a run or walk and your feet will be so comfortable.

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    Promising review: "Seriously the most comfortable shoes ever! I bought these because they look cool and the price is right but wow, they are so comfortable! It’s a joy to wear these. I wore them all night at work, and every time I had to walk somewhere, it felt really exciting and fun. I can’t wait to run in them!" —Ahna Kolts

    Get them from Amazon for $38.18+ (available in sizes 5—12, two widths, and 28 colors).

    17. A ball balance trainer because your core (and arms) will get quite the workout. Plank, do push-ups, squats, and lunges on this piece of equipment, which basically fits anywhere at home.

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    Promising review: "I recently went to a couple classes at my local gym and the instructor let us use these exercise balls. I couldn’t believe how sore I was the next day! It was a good sore! I was hooked and immediately started searching for one on Amazon to have in my own home. This one seemed like a good price point and I liked that it also came with the resistance bands. I’ve used this exercise ball for the past several days in a row now and I have to say, I love it!" —Kayla

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

    18. An ab roller wheel to strengthen your core and target other muscle groups. Grip onto the handle bars, roll forwards and backwards, and feel your obliques get to work while you binge-watch TV or listen to a podcast.

    Reviewer rolls black ab roller behind back before prepping for a crunch
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    Promising review: " I love how versatile this piece of equipment is! There are so many great exercises you can do with it, not just abdominal conditioning. I really love to use it for shoulder mobility and the hamstring exercise is a killer! Excited to keep playing around with it to see what else I can use it for!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    19. 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. You'll be so dang good at planks in no time.

    Model in plank position while placing wrists and elbows on a gold interactive Plankboard

    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.

    20. A wall mount to stash your foam rollers, yoga mats, resistance bands, and other equipment that you always trip on. You can finally keep your workout essentials in one place and *not* have a messy floor when you exercise indoors.

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    Promising review: "I love this! It was the perfect addition to my home gym and saves me precious floor space. I have loaded this thing up to the brim. I have my 4-foot foam roller, my *two* yoga mats, knee support mat, my stretching ropes, and my resistance bands on this thing and it could probably handle more weight if I hadn't run out of room." —Holly Holcomb

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A crop tee that'll be *the* top you'll always wear for everything from barre to kickboxing. This 100% biodegradable tee is incredibly breathable, so you won't have to worry about overheating during workouts.

    Model wears green short-sleeve crop top with black workout leggings
    Girlfriend Collective

    Promising review: "I love the color, it's a really pretty green to transition through all seasons. The sleeve length is just right, and the cropped cut pairs great with high-rise leggings. The fit is slightly smaller than other Girlfriend tees, not tight, but less flowy. Still, a great tee for exercise and casual wearing!" —Girlfriend Collective Customer

    Get it from Girlfriend Collective for $32 (available in women's sizes XXS—6XL and five colors).

    22. A stationary bike because it has comfy seating, adjustable resistance, a multi-functional display, and a space-saving design. You may not be in the studio, but you can have a solo cycling session indoors.

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    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 workout and burn some extra calories! " —Elaine

    Get it from Amazon for $284.99.

    23. A unisex running shoe that'll make you feel like you're running on clouds, thanks to lightweight cushioning and mesh detailing. ~Go the distance~ sans blisters and pain with this gem.

    Model wears blue, red, and neon green Nike CruzrOne unisex running shoes

    Promising review: "So comfortable. I work in sales, if you are on your feet this is the perfect balance of comfort *and* structure for your feet. I wear these for running as well, and wow does it absorb impact! I tried so many different shoes and always had pressure points on my foot or would feel uncomfortable somewhere up in the leg. I have no issues with these." —Nike Customer

    Get them from Nike for $68.90+ (available in men's sizes 7—12, women's sizes 8.5—13.5 and four colors).

    24. A Pilates ring to wake up your core and target muscles in your arms. You can strengthen your abs and biceps at the same time with squeezing and rotating movements. Toned muscles? Yep, they're on their way.

    Three models each squeeze a black Pilates ring while attending a class

    Promising review: "In particular I like ProBody Pilate's Ring. The foam and padding are comfortable and there are no signs of early wear and tear yet. It doesn't make any weird squeaking, creaking, or crackling noises and it feels sturdy. The resistance isn't comparable to a weighted piece of equipment but, compared to a metal product, the fiberglass ring still provides an ample workout, especially for a beginner like myself. " —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in five colors).

    25. A strength training device for on-the-go workouts. This small gadget, which syncs with the free Activ5 Trainer App, targets upper and lower body muscles with low-impact isometric movements, including chest presses and woodchops. Just place it in your hand or under your foot, launch the app, and get movin'. It's that simple.

    Model uses Activbody Activ5 Training Device under their foot while working out at home
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    Promising review: "I received my Activ5 a few weeks ago and I have been using it regularly at work, home, and when traveling. I try to make it in to the gym at least two to three times per week, but this is a great supplemental way to get a quick workout in when I can't get to the gym. The games are entertaining and the workouts are approachable but challenging. It's working out muscle groups I have neglected before!" —Dan B.

    Get it from Amazon for $108.99.

    26. A sturdy foam roller to help soothe tight muscles after kickboxing, running, and cycling. 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 six colors).

    27. Athletic tape because sore muscles can be a *pain* after a strenuous workout. This tape won't feel uncomfortable on your skin and help aid the recovery process.

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    Promising review: "My husband has played sports his entire life and as a result, has a lot of muscle damage which can affect his day to day life as an adult. The wraps from physical therapy just don't cut it! They are sticky and fall apart after a few hours so we gave this tape a try. He loved it. He said he felt so supported, it wasn't sticky, and he could wrap the tape many different ways to find his perfect comfort level." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $13.99.

    28. Matching sports bra and leggings that'll solve the problem of "I don't know what the heck to wear" when you're trying to squeeze in an at-home workout. This coordinating set will make dressing for stationary biking, HIIT, and treadmill running so dang easy.

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    Promising review: "Wow this is my new favorite workout set!! It’s stretchy but is also form fitting and flattering! The material is great quality and the leggings stay in place when you run! I’m going to order in every color!" —Alex Rinna

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes S—L and 12 colors).

    29. A Core Max 2.0 because you'll basically have a home gym without having to buy so much equipment. You can do crunches, push-ups, and multiple bodyweight movements with this compact device that'll help you exercise in your apartment or studio.

    Model gets ready to complete a crunch with a green Core Max Smart Abs and Total Body Workout device

    Promising review: "I've turned my dining room into a gym and this perfect size piece of equipment is the right size. First thing I liked is there is no assembly! It comes with a guide on different exercises you can do. I have already used it and I'm headed back down to use it again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    30. 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.

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    You can order this exercise ball with or without a pump!

    Promising review: "I have a hard time doing sit-ups on the floor because it hurts my tailbone so I ordered this. I now use it for not only sit-ups, but also back extensions and since I don’t have a weight bench I use it for other exercises like dumbbell chest presses. I also got a workout airing it up the first time, haha." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in four sizes and nine colors).

    31. And a speed jump rope to improve your double unders and get a killer cardio workout in your bedroom.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this rope being new to CrossFit style workouts and looking to improve on my single under skills with the hopes of working up to double unders. I'm no expert (have not picked up a jump rope since elementary school), but I love having a rope at home to practice with that I can size to my needs. This feels like a quality product and I prefer it to the ones available at my gym." —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98 (available in nine colors).

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