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    25 Products You Need For Your Next Rainy Day Workout

    Get moving with boxing sets, desk ellipticals, and more indoor workout essentials.

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    1. 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 9, even if you're working up a sweat on the elliptical or treadmill.

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    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 $33.42+ (available in women's sizes 5-12 and 43 colors).

    2. A tangle-free jumprope so you can squeeze in a cardio session in your bedroom or living room. Yes, you *can* do double unders and not have to think twice about tripping on the floor.

    Reviewer holds red jump rope in hands before completing a workout
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    Promising review: "I am always looking for durable high quality products that can withstand my workouts. I have been using this jump rope as part of my workout and it has not disappointed. The handles have a nice well balanced light weight feel and the rope spins freely. The jump rope comes with two cables, the handles, and a bag inside of a quality box." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $31.86.

    3. 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." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $58.73+ (available in seven sizes and styles).

    4. 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 purple foam roller on the side of their 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 five colors).

    5. 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.

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    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 warm up. Assembling it by myself is as easy as 1, 2, 3. 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 can be adjusted." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $185.99.

    6. Resistance bands so you challenge your upper and lower body basically anywhere indoors. Do squats, lunges, and more with these bands that come in five different resistance levels (x-light, light, medium, heavy and x-heavy).,

    Promising review: "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 colors).

    7. 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.

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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.

    8. Neoprene-coated dumbbells to put your biceps and triceps to work. Better yet, buy a set (or two) that'll give you a little variety for indoor strength training sessions.

    Model holds pair of pink 5-pound dumbbells in their hands while working out on a mat

    Promising review: "No complaints with these dumbbells! I needed a lightweight, durable set for prenatal barre workouts at home and these were perfect. They're very easy to grip due to the neoprene coating. I love the fun colors, the price, and that I can use them for years to come." —KS

    Get a pair from Amazon for $18.97.

    9. A gorgeous yoga mat that'll remind you of a tranquil garden while you flow from pose to pose. With latex-free material and a botanical design, you'll be thinking of greenery in Downward Dog and Cobra.

    White yoga mat with a gray and black botanical leaf print

    XOJailynn is a small, woman-owned brand that sells home decor, wellness, and tech products. From laptop stickers to mugs to yoga mats, you'll find goods with gorgeous botanical designs.

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    10. An adjustable workout bench because you need a sturdy spot for crunches and dumbbell exercises. With four seat positions and six back positions, you can customize it for the right fit *and* work all your muscles sans wobbling.

    Reviewer shows black and red workout bench in front of a stack of black dumbbells in their living room
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    Promising review: "Given that I live in an apartment, I cannot afford to have a lot of equipment. I finally decided to go for this bench to help me keep up with at least a few dumbbell based exercises. I must say in the last few days of usage, I am quite happy with the bench. I was surprised by how light it was. It came pretty much all assembled with only a couple of keys that need to be inserted/ tightened. Within a couple of minutes this was all set up and ready." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.97.

    11. Core sliders that look like tiny discs, but will make you *feel the burn* while you're down in a push-up, planking it out, or doing mountain climbers.

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    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).

    12. 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 $104.99+ (available in two colors).

    13. A washable mat towel that'll prevent you from creating a slip-and-slide during your yoga practice. Nothing kills a workout mood more than a sweaty, wet surface when you're trying to shift from Warrior I to another pose.

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    Promising review: "It seriously has made me improve so much more during my practice, because I'm able to focus on my actual poses instead of getting slightly anxious that my yoga towel won't stay in place during what is supposed to be one of the most relaxing parts of my day. Plus, the Cush Gummy towel is thick enough where if I wanted to travel with it, I wouldn't have to lug my actual mat with me on my trip. I have a lot of yoga products I bring with me to class, but this is the most vital one!" —Anna Kopsky, BuzzFeed Community Strategist

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in six colors).

    14. 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 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.

    15. 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 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 (available in three colors).

    16. 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 small black 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." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $249+ (available in four 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 $37.66+ (available in five colors).

    18. 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.

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    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 $7.97 (available in three colors).

    19. 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." —Amazon Customer

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

    20. 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." —Amazon Customer

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

    21. A soft kettlebell with a handle to help build your upper body muscles even if you don't have a lot of weights at home.

    Reviewer squats with 30-pound black kettlebell in their home gym
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    Promising review: "I use this kettlebell very heavily during my workouts. I mainly bought it over the iron kettlebells so I could drop it without ruining my flooring. It’s an excellent product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in seven weights).

    22. 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.

    Reviewer uses rainbow-toned weighted sports hoop in their home garage
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    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 $33.30.

    23. 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 $51.27.

    24. An exercise bike that'll take you straight to your fave cycling studio in the comfort of your living room. With an adjustable seat and LCD monitor that shares your speed and time, you'll be ~going the distance~ without heading outdoors.

    Reviewer cycles on blue, white, and black indoor exercising bike in their home
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    Promising review: "This is a great bike, it was easy to put together within 15-30 minutes of unboxing. The ride itself is quite smooth and quiet. The seats and posts adjust for the perfect fit, making it an optimal choice for in-home cycling. The bike is easy to move with adjustable floor levelers to adjust for uneven surfaces. The included timer is also simple and reliable or if you use an alternative device for tracking workouts, the tablet/phone dock attachment for the handle bars is quite secure." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $249.99+ (available in three styles).

    25. 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.

    Reviewer uses pink yoga strap while sitting in a yoga pose on the floor

    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 26 colors)

    That feeling when you complete your workout of the day:


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