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

    A rolling desk bike, motivational water bottles, and more fitness products that'll be a big help for indoor workouts.

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    1. 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., Amazon

    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 $11.98.

    2. A FP Movement tank for basically every type of home workout: Yoga? Check. Treadmill? Check. Virtual barre class? Check. Ribbed material and light compression will help your chest stay comfy and supported while you exercise.

    model in light yellow v-neck workout tank and yellow skort
    Free People

    Promising review: "I wear this tank to bed. I wear this tank under my scrubs at work. I wear this tank at the gym. I wear this tank everywhere. I haven’t worn a bra for months because this tank is so comfortable. I just can’t take it off!" —Free People Customer

    Get it from Free People for $40 (available in sizes XS/S and M/L and in 16 colors).

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

    Reviewer pedals feet on black 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 Cubii 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).

    4. Or a rolling desk bike because you can squeeze in some cardio while you work from home. It has a stand for your laptop, so you can pedal and type emails at the same time.

    white stationary desk bike with laptop on top in front of plant stand

    This rolling desk bike has eight resistance levels, so you can easily customize your workout while you sit and complete work-related things.

    Promising review: "I bought this desk because I have been working from home and it's freezing outside, so I haven't been able to walk as much. This is perfect for me! You can adjust the resistance level from extremely easy to where you don't even notice you're pedaling to way more resistance where it feels like a workout. If you have it at -1 it almost feels like you're coasting. I keep it between 2–4 (goes up to 8+) while working for some resistance but to where I can still concentrate without thinking about pedaling. I have also used this while journaling, online reading, and watching TV." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $459.99

    5. 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.,

    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 $9.95+ (available in five colors).

    6. 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

    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 $29.99 (available in 40 designs).

    7. Or 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.

    8. 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., 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." —KB

    Get it from Amazon for $55.65.

    9. 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 in dark purple leggings and matching sports bra

    Promising review: "These leggings are so comfy! I like the stretch — they don't get stretched out. They don't fall down. Working out is not interrupted by me having to pull up the leggings! They wash and dry well. With staying at home all the time, I wear them all day long." —Everlane Customer

    Get them from Everlane for $68 (available in women's sizes XXS–XXL, two lengths, and five colors).

    10. 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"

    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 $21.96 (available in two sizes and 19 colors).

    11. Nike training sneakers so great for indoor exercise, you'll probably ditch your other athletic shoes. Traction-friendly outsoles, a cushy interior, and a secure gore strap will ensure your feet are comfy during your next virtual class.

    navy blue Nike training sneakers with slide-on design and pink logo
    Academy Sports

    Promising review: "Love it so much because it is very comfortable and also conforms to my feet and adds support. Also I can wear it for running or just everyday wear." —Academy Sports Customer

    Get them from Academy Sports for $74.99 (available in sizes 6–11 and four colors).

    12. 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.

    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 $28.89.

    13. 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.

    Promising review: "The shipping took a little while but the company was very responsive. The treadmill is everything I was looking for in a small foldable treadmill to have in an apartment. It works for my girlfriend and for me to be able to either walk while watching TV or if we use it for full workouts to walk and jog. It is very quiet and has been a lifesaver during a time when we are not able to use a public gym." —George

    Get it from Amazon for $399.99 (available in seven colors).

    14. 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. 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 sizes S–XXXL).

    15. 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.,

    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.

    16. Fleece shorts to help you avoid chafing issues and stay comfy while you exercise at home. No more irritated skin or tight compression whenever you ~work up a sweat~. Plus, they double up as great loungewear when you're not working out.

    model in gray fleece workout shorts, gray socks, and gray athletic sneakers
    Under Armour

    Promising review: "These shorts are terrific. They are very versatile. Great for exercise and great for casual activities. I wish I ordered three instead of one." —Under Armour Customer

    Get them from Under Armour for $35 (available in men's sizes S–4XL, regular and tall lengths, and four colors).

    17. A ball balance trainer because it'll help your core (and arms — thanks to the two attachable resistance bands) get quite the workout. Plank and do push-ups, squats, and lunges on this compact piece of equipment, which basically fits anywhere at home., Amazon

    It also comes with a foot pump to help inflate it!

    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 $61.99 (available in five colors).

    18. A pack of bodyweight 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 $17.99 (available in 13 volumes).

    19. 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 $39.99.

    20. An Ab Roller Wheel to strengthen your core and target other muscle groups. Grip onto the handle bars, roll forward and backward, 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

    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 $19.99.

    21. A Ubarre weight that'll add a little more oomph to your outdoor 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.


    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 $149+ (available in four weights).

    22. 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 16 colors).

    23. 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., Amazon / Via

    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 $24.99 (available in three colors).

    24. 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 in dark red crop tee and gray 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 nine colors).

    25. 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 at each session on this and you really feel it strengthening your core." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $92.79.

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

    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 $254.99.

    27. 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.


    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 $24.94 (available in six colors).

    28. 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 wood chops. 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

    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 $119.98.

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

    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.

    30. 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 $23.95 (available in five colors).

    31. 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-sized 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 $89.99.

    32. A matching sports bra and leggings set 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.

    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).

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


    You can trim it to a custom length with wire cutters, so you don't have to worry about it being too long or too short for you.

    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 $13.64 (available in nine colors).

    34. And 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.,

    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 $17.95 (available in two sizes and four colors).

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