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    31 Products You Need For Your Next Rainy Day Workout

    Yoga wheels and more great equipment that'll help you exercise indoors when it's pouring outside.

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    1. A jump rope with a digital counter that'll count skips during reps. You can also time jump sessions and see how many calories you burned. If you're ready to do double-unders indoors and get your heart rate going, this small piece of equipment will be a big help.,

    Promising review: "I love how this jump rope has both a timer and a counter. This allows me to jump for a fixed length of time without having to check my phone. I usually jump for two minutes every set, and when the time is up the timer will beep to let me know, and then I rest for another minute before beginning another set. Also, it is difficult to keep counting when I am too exhausted from jumping, and I'm glad that the rope counts for me, so I don't have to worry about it. I can keep a very detailed record with these features. Overall this is a nice product, especially during the time of self-quarantine." —Lynda

    Get it from Amazon for $12.66+ (available in six colors).

    2. A waterproof jacket for cycling and running on rainy days. Breathable, water-repellent fabric will help you stay cool and dry when it's misty or drizzling outside. Other notable features include a rollaway hood, five secure pockets, *and* a packable design so you can take it on the go., Amazon

    Promising review: "I searched for a good waterproof jacket for running and walking (in the PNW) and finally found this one. I love all the features of this jacket, such as the visor hood, reflective details, and the length. I have plenty of room for layering when it’s cold and rainy. It keeps me dry and I love it!" —Kathleen Bozich-Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and eight colors).

    3. A punching bag set because you need a healthy stress outlet *and* a 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., Amazon

    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." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $54.55+ (available in two sizes).

    4. A pretty yoga towel that'll remind you of a tranquil garden while you flow from pose to pose. It has a botanical design and it's made with an absorbent material, so you won't slide or slip during your indoor yoga practice.

    white yoga towel with botanical leaf design on top of white yoga mat on floor
    XOJailynn / Society6

    XOJailynn is a small business that sells home decor, wellness products, and tech accessories. You'll find art prints, yoga towels, phone cases, and more cool products for your living space. 

    Get it from XOJailynn on Society6 for $35.99

    5. Running shoes to slip into whenever you want to give your feet sweet, sweet relief from aches and perspiration. Midsole cushioning and a comfy shape will literally leave you on cloud nine, even if you're working up a sweat on the elliptical or treadmill.,

    Promising review: "Beautiful shoes! I bought them to use as indoor workout shoes and they fit like a glove in my original size (8). I was worried the tongue would rub on my ankle because of how these are designed, but they didn’t upon multiple uses. I primarily use them for various aerobic exercises, like walking on the treadmill or elliptical." —Sarah S.

    Get them from Amazon for $42+ (available in sizes 5–13 and 24 colors).

    6. And a pair of Nike sneakers for indoor training workouts. With flexible mesh material and great midfoot support, you can enjoy HIIT, lifting, and bodyweight movements without discomfort.

    a pair of purple Nike Free Metcon 4 training sneakers

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these shoes. I use them primarily for HIIT-style workouts, but they’re also great for just lifting days where you want a flat but stable shoe. This shoe offers amazing support for burpees, lunges, deadlifts, etc. I have tried so many other shoes for HIIT classes in particular and these are my favorite by far." —Nike Customer

    Get them from Nike for $120 (available in sizes 5–15 and seven colors). 

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

    model uses black foam roller on thigh after working out

    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 $10.49+ (available in four sizes and four colors).

    8. A pull-up bar station for upper body and core movements. This piece of equipment doesn't take up too much room and targets multiple muscle groups at the same time. You can do knee raises, dips, pull-ups, and more exercises right in your living room.

    Promising review: "As the latest add-on to my home gym collection, this workout station let me do pull-ups, dips, deep and wide push-ups, and leg raises. Great for my morning warmup. Assembling it by myself is as easy as one, two, three. It comes with tools, too. It is sturdy and nicely painted. Height is adjustable although i wish the width of the side cushion and dip handles could be adjusted." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $185.99.

    9. Core sliders that look like tiny discs, but will put your abs to work while you're down in a push-up, planking it out, or doing mountain climbers on your floor.,

    Promising review: "I was really needing something to workout my abs as gyms in the area are closed. I used these discs at home for mountain climbers, sliding lunges, plank jacks, knee tucks, and other ab workouts and love it so far. Slides easily on my wooden floor and my abs are sore again so very happy with this purchase!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in five colors).

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

    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 $99.99.

    11. An interlocking exercise mat that'll give you more support than a thin yoga mat and be great for floor exercises and lifting weights. It has cushioned square pieces that'll feel comfy on your back, arms legs, and feet while you work out.

    black interlocking exercise mat on garage floor

    This mat has six cushy square pieces and 10 end pieces that don't take up too much space, so you can place it in a bedroom, living room, or garage. And when you're done, you can easily take them apart and neatly store them in a closet!

    Promising review: "This mat is really easy to put together and extremely comfortable to exercise on. I bought this mat because it was cheaper than most of the yoga mats I could find and I am very glad that I did so. This mat is way larger than a yoga mat, providing ample padding when used on hard surfaces. More over, the mat isn't too soft. You don't sink into it. It provides a steady/stable surface, much larger than other exercise mats, and is soft enough to exercise on daily. I would highly recommend this." —Spencer D.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98

    12. 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.,

    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." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    13. A pair of Powerbeats headphones because they'll actually stay in your ears and tune out annoying noise at home. Yes to crushing your workout and *not* hearing the TV or barking fur babies.

    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Emma McAnaw loves these for the gym and said: "These Beats headphones have been a real game changer for me. The sound quality is so much better than my cheap headphones, which has actually really improved my experience at the gym. I find it easier to stay motivated now that my music is *crystal clear* (and I can't hear myself wheezing on the treadmill)." Read more of her Powerbeats headphones review (it's number four).

    Get them from Amazon for $179.95+ (available in six colors).

    14. Wonder Core to target abs, arms, and legs at the same time *and* avoid buying bulky home gym equipment. Do sit-ups, bridges, push-ups, scissor kicks, and more movements with this compact device that'll make working out indoors less of a hassle.

    Model uses black and yellow Wonder Core compact exercise machine to crunch abs on hardwood floor

    Promising review: "I've been using this in combo with my regular home workouts. I use it for push-ups, thigh work, and core work. It's a keeper. The adjustable tension knobs are easy to use. There is no setup. Come all put together." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $105 (available in two colors).

    15. 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 at home., DribbleUp

    This smart-basketball comes with a lightweight phone/tablet stand that's easy to set up and safely holds a smartdevice while you work out.

    Not into basketball? No worries, because DribbleUp also offers a smart–soccer ball and smart–medicine ball you can use for your fitness routine. You can also take a quiz to determine which smart ball would be best for your exercise needs.

    Get it from DribbleUp for $99.99+ (available in Basic and Superstar varieties).

    16. 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

    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 $42.25.

    17. A weighted sports hoop because it's a sweet throwback to your PE class and you'll be able to strengthen your hips, abs, and legs in a garage corner.

    Promising review: "It's taller and heavier than I expected, but I tell you one dang thing, it freakin' works! You can only do it a few minutes at a time until you build up your tummy muscles but man oh man, will you ever build your abs with this thing. It's easy to do because the weight of it helps swing it around without falling to your knees as you swing your hips round and round." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $43.80.

    18. A tiny elliptical that doesn't even require you to get up from the couch or desk 😲: Slide your feet in and pedal away while you watch TV or catch up on emails.

    reviewer uses desk elliptical while wearing Hello Kitty slippers

    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 any time I sit because you don’t realize you’re pedaling." —Amazon Customer

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

    19. A cooling towel you'll want to keep on hand whenever you're sweaty and really, really hot after a workout. Rinse under cold water, wring it out, and drape around your bod to help prevent overheating.

    A blue cooling towel that says "ChillPal" next to protein bars, a water bottle, and black running sneakers

    Promising review: "This towel has actually kept me working out and feeling good during hot days. I normally would force myself sluggishly to finish when the temperatures climb, but the towel kept my core down well enough that I did not overheat. A great solution and makes a great gift for the fitness enthusiast!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97

    20. A mini Pilates ball so you can ~get to the core~ of your flexibility and balance challenges. This little tool will keep your abs engaged during leg lifts, spider triceps, and toe touches.


    Promising review: "I wasn't sure what to expect, especially when I saw that I'd have to inflate this ball with a straw. It was remarkably easy to inflate (although it took a few tries to seal it without too much air escaping). It has the same look and feel of the Pilates ball that's used in the studio. It comes with a 'cheat sheet' and I do about 75% of the exercises. A nice addition to my home exercise routine." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in four colors).

    21. A yoga strap to help you get a lil' more flexible while you take virtual Pilates and yoga classes at home. This little tool, which rolls up for easy storage, will get you excited about new poses sans tightness.

    hand holds blue and pink yoga strap

    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 $8.45+ (available in three sizes and 17 colors).

    22. A pack of exercise cards so you can mix up your strength-training routine with side bends, donkey kicks, and deadlifts. Whenever you find yourself in a debate about whether to work your arms, back, or legs, 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." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three volumes).

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

    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 $48.43+ (available in five colors).

    24. An interactive Plankboard so you can hit all your key body areas (think abs, 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 moves to plank position while using an interactive Plankboard on the floor

    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.

    25. 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, then 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. Cofounded 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 $44.99 (available in six sizes).

    26. A pair of high-waisted bike shorts that'll pass the squat test and let you move freely while you work up a sweat in your bedroom or living room. They hit your waist at the right spot and do not feel too constricting for high- and low-impact activities.,

    Promising review: "These are the best workout shorts I have worn in the last 20 years of running. I have a smaller waist and more muscular butt and thighs from years of playing sports and working out. Most compression or spandex shorts will roll down at the waist in the front or slip down in the back. These, however, stay in place and I don't have to worry about adjusting them during a run or weight-training session, not even during squats!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and 36 colors).

    27. A patterned yoga mat with an ultra-absorbent top layer that will help you move from pose to pose without slipping. It's cushioned to support your bod and it won't get all icky, even if you're sweating a lot during your practice.

    Model carries rolled-up blue, yellow, and purple-patterned yoga mat in a black strap across their shoulder
    CultureFit Clothing

    CultureFit Clothing is a small business that specializes in high-performance activewear. From gorgeous yoga mats to moisture-wicking capris, you'll find so many pieces of clothing and equipment for your fitness routine. 

    Promising review: "This is the best yoga mat I have ever purchased! It's thick and durable with the most beautiful design. Definitely recommend to everyone!" —CultureFit Clothing Customer

    Get it from CultureFit Clothing for $89.99.

    28. And a yoga wheel, because you'll ~wheely~ enjoy increased mobility during your flow. It's designed to help reduce tension along your spine, so you can complete poses and effectively stretch your back at the same time.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love my UpCircleSeven Yoga Wheel. Before I purchased, I researched many different wheels and decided to choose this one. Let me tell you, I am not disappointed. This wheel has assisted me in so many yoga poses and has helped me to even strengthen my inversions. I am also a private yoga instructor and this wheel even assists me in my classes; whether beginner or advanced, this wheel serves an amazing purpose every time." —Jahnee

    Get it from Amazon for $35.97 (available in two sizes and 11 colors).

    29. A set of resistance bands, so you can challenge your lower body basically anywhere indoors. Do squats, lunges, and more moves with these bands that come in five different resistance levels (x-light, light, medium, heavy, and x-heavy) and put your butt and legs to *WORK*.

    Promising review: " Where have you been all my life? LOL. These are really great bands. The intensity between each band, from light to x-heavy, is top notch. I know this will help with my body's goals and results over time. Used for a glute workout, not only were they easy to use and did not roll, but my glutes were fire! Thumbs up!" —Trudy

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three color packs).

    30. 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, making it a great option for smaller living spaces.

    Other cool features of this treadmill include a seven-layer running belt for knee and joint cushioning, a shock absorption system, and the ability to monitor your workout with the Fitshow app, where you can see time, speed, distance traveled, and calories burned.

    Promising review: "This is perfect for anyone who doesn’t have a ton of space but wants a treadmill that’s good. I’ve been a distance runner for 20 years and have had really high-dollar treadmills that took up one-quarter of the room. They weren’t easy to move around even if they did fold up somewhat. I like that I can walk on it when I’m on a call for work and it’s quiet, so no one hears it."Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $319.99+ (available in two colors).

    31. And a set of adjustable weights that'll help you gradually work on your lifting skills at home. 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 $29.99+ (available in two weight sizes and four colors).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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