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    31 Things From Walmart To Help You Actually Enjoy Working Out At Home

    These can change up your routine so your workouts stay as energized as you.

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    1. A set of resistance bands to build that booty, leg, arm, and even ab strength. Use these to squat-walk around your house, with or without an audience, and feel the burn.


    Promising review: "Excellent quality and value! Very sturdy!" — Rtrnmac

    Price: $8.79

    2. A mini stair-stepper with resistance bands that'll help you to get in a full-body workout quickly at home with its compact, three-in-one design. We're feeding all the birds with one scone here.


    Promising review: "This is perfect if you want to get some exercise inside your own home or office. It's easy to just slide it under your bed or desk. Exceptional bargain for the price. Sturdy and quiet. Great workout and you can keep track of your steps, time and calories burned." — tattooLu

    Price: $40.95

    3. A quality (and sustainable!) yoga mat, because this can make or break your practice, especially if you tend to slip while in downward dog. This one's cork upper is there to prevent it from shifting around, making yoga at home something to actually look forward to.


    Promising review: "If you are looking for a non-slip cork surface, this Life Energy cork yoga mat is the absolute best! I've been looking for a mat like this for so long. I am a big fan of hot yoga classes and I always find myself slipping in class and trying to use towels in order to get rid of sweat, but the absorption of this mat is the best I've seen. Plus, this mat is so great for the environment and is so much more sustainable than other mats on the market." — Jane

    Price: $28.99

    4. A rowing machine to replace the one at the gym, which always seems to have an impossibly long line in front of it (for good reason, though).


    Promising review: "I bought this because it's the only type of exercise I actually enjoy at gyms! The price is amazing and the workout is great. It was super easy to put together, and it stands nicely in a corner when not in use." —Price cautious

    Price: $141.43

    5. An adjustable weight that'll be a reliable and versatile tool for your at-home workouts. Keep them interesting and challenging with this compact set without crowding your space or having an eyesore.


    Promising review: "Adjusts quickly and easily. It racks nicely and looks sleek. The handgrips are slightly cushioned and don't slip or become uncomfortable during workouts." —Jo

    Price: $39.44

    6. A foam plyo box trainer, because what's better than a one-stop *box* when it comes to upping your cardio, agility, and ab and leg strength at home?


    Promising review: "The exercises that my sons use the box for are already paying off...they are quicker off the ball and more explosive on the field. It makes them unstoppable on the football field." — linesREADlines

    Price: $123.14

    7. An Everlast freestanding reflex bag so you can be sure your workouts are as dynamic as you deserve, training everything from eye and footwork coordination to core, leg, and arm strength.


    Promising review: "I like this reflex bag. I was looking to add some cardio to my life in the winter and this product fits the bill. I don't like gyms or classes, I prefer to work out at home at my leisure. I live in a small condo and this product is good because it does not take up much space and it is very durable by my standards. Overall, I'm very happy with this and getting some good workouts/cardio." —TomG

    Price: $49.99

    8. A weighted training vest like this one from Everlast to get you closer to achieving your at-home training goals faster by upping the ante with an extra 10-20lbs of weight.


    Promising review: "I have worn several different weight vests, and this one is the best. It is very comfortable, stays in place when I run, and the weight is distributed perfectly. I love the design and functionality." — Chris

    Price: $31.29 (available in two weights)

    9. A pair of adjustable ankle weights to easily add to the workout routine you already have perfected...or an easy way to turning household chores into an impromptu gym sesh.


    Promising review: "Just what I was looking for. They can go to 10lbs, 5 on each foot. They are comfortable and easy to use. If you are looking for some additional weight for your walks I would recommend these." — r347

    Price: $9.42

    10. A cast-iron kettlebell that'll last a lifetime and can be integrated into a variety of energizing space-conscious workouts.


    Promising review: "This piece will hold up well into the future and, at a reasonable price, allow you to continue progressing forward without spending unnecessary money. If you modify your workouts with more difficult exercises and less weight this will hold up well enough to allow you years of use." — pvicweiss

    Price: $9.99+ (available in 12 weights)

    11. A body ball to take your Netflix workouts to the next level. It'll be gentler on your joints, take up little space, challenge your balance, and add resistance to moves with even the smallest range of motion.


    Promising review: "Great product. It comes with its own air pump, but you can use a compressor with the adapter. I used it after knee surgery. It's good for strengthening your core and gaining flexibility in the joints." — Lymey2

    Price: $5.99+

    12. A Pilates resistance ring, because this can be stored under your bed or in your closet in-between increasing the challenge of a variety of pilates moves that work everything from your core to your legs, chest, and arms.


    Promising review: "This is a must-have for your core! It's very durable, easy to use, and made very well! It's the perfect size — not too big and not too small. It doesn't slip and there are so many different ways to use it! I love the way it makes my arms and core feel sore from working out. I highly recommend, thank you!" —Whitann

    Price: $13.99+

    13. An Everlast six-piece speed bag kit that'll become your best friend after long days that deserve stimulating and agility-centric workouts.


    Promising review: "This really is the best option for a good starter speed bag kit. I shopped around quite a bit and this was by far the best bang for the buck. With this kit, you not only get the platform, bag, and swivel but they also include hand wraps, a basic jump rope, and speed bag gloves. Overall very happy with what I got for the price. I would definitely recommend to a friend." — CALIFORNIABUYER

    Price: $55.99

    14. A pair of rolling workout dice to change up your routine, add something unexpected, and take the monotony out of your at-home training sessions.


    They include a variety of home-friendly workout moves accompanied by times in which to complete them. They're a perfect way to take the guesswork and planning out of your workouts and make them as exciting as they should be.

    Price: $6.92

    15. A yoga set that'll change up your at-home fitness game by adding more low-impact and flexibility training, whether you're new to the practice or just need a cute, cohesive collection of the necessities.


    You'll get a mat, straps, and a block.

    Promising review: "Whether you are new to yoga or not, this kit would be helpful to EVERYONE! For the price, you can't beat it. The mat, block, strap, and DVD are all excellent quality and I'm just really impressed with the entire purchase. Not to mention the shipping was SO FAST. Happy Customer!" — sparisi

    Price: $24.46+

    16. A reformer four-way band for an all-in-one reformer machine alternative that takes virtually no room to store and can be used in countless ways to strength train right in your living room.


    Promising review: "This product has proved to be an excellent addition to my collection of home fitness gear. I can also take the Core Reformer with me when I travel for work, which is quite frequent. I love the portability and the challenge of this product. An excellent choice." —KarenCT

    Price: $27.65

    17. A medicine ball you can bounce against a brick or cement wall or the floor for releasing pent-up energy from a long workday and helping you sweat out the remnants of a long night.


    Promising review: "The 10lb medicine ball is perfect for any workout. And since I found a great medicine ball workout online, I am hooked on using this after every regular workout I do! Cannot beat it either for the price!" — HypeDawg

    Price: $15.38+

    18. A pair of non-slip yoga socks that'll be like a portable yoga mat for your feet, so you can replace bulkier yoga accessories if you're working with a smaller home or apartment.


    Promising review: "Very nice yoga socks. Well-made, comfy, and fit well. They keep my feet from slipping during poses. Very pleased with this purchase. Fast shipping." — ektope

    Price: $3.91+

    19. A 16-ft trampoline for your backyard to get your heart rate and adrenaline going. Make yourself some lemonade beforehand, practice your backflips, and relive childhood.


    Promising review: "I am very impressed with the quality and sturdiness of this trampoline. It was very easy to assembly. I would recommend this trampoline to everyone I know." —anonymous

    Price: $339.00

    20. A mini trampoline to give you more compact and precise jump-based workouts (and as an alternative to a larger trampoline if you've got more of a public park/community garden situation happening than a backyard).


    Promising review: "This is great for a home workout. I considered a treadmill but decided they were too big, bulky and expensive. Now I can get a workout at home while I'm watching my shows! It's also low impact, different, and fun. I like the stability bar also. Overall very happy with the product and delivery." — akalrisa

    Price: $59.99

    21. A squat machine for building glute, arm, and core strength with one simple movement. It's time to step up (puns) your Netflix-and-squat routine.


    Price: $102.99

    22. A pair of push-up bars so you can add a wide range of motion to this classic workout while also taking some stress off of your wrists, and focus on the gains without as much pain.


    Promising review: "Great comfortable grips, really has taken my pushups to another level, looked at Perfect pushup, didn't want anything twisting my wrists while doing reps." — EXENC

    Price: $8.77

    23. A pair of grippy yoga gloves, because especially when paired with the yoga socks, these'll improve any at-home workout by removing any risk of slippage during push-ups or downward dogs.


    Promising review: "I was looking to resolve the problem of my hands sliding on the mat when I was sweating during yoga. These gloves were the cure. I love them as I am now able to hold poses with more ease and comfort because of the grips on the gloves. " —Carebear13

    Price: $7.99

    24. A bar-and-resistance band combo that'll introduce a variety of new moves into your at-home workout routine. And it stores easily and unassumingly in a closet or cabinet.


    Promising review: "I purchased the Xercise Bar and Xercise cords a few months ago and absolutely love them. They are perfect for use at home or on the road." —DerekInBoise

    Price: $39.00

    25. A bumpy massager ball to add intensity to floor-based moves and aid in your recovery post-workout by giving your muscles a bit of a massage.


    Placed under your back or between your knees while doing sit-ups or other Pilates moves, this ball challenges balance and add resistance so you can feel your moves working faster.

    Price: $12.97

    26. A trigger point massage ball that'll tend to tight or sore muscles while you work or watch TV in-between workouts so you can get better results from your training.


    Promising review: "This is great for working out my tough-to-reach areas. I had the lighter firmness ball but it just wasn't enough pressure. This is great for getting the job done on my rotator cuff muscles and glutes." —Javier

    Price: $24.95

    27. A terry cloth yoga mat to prevent slipping while you sweat, so don't be afraid to work hard — you'll have very little to clean up or wipe down afterward.


    Promising review: "When I was newer to yoga, I purchased this as a mat topper for my new hot yoga classes. This towel is thick, heavy and has a superior non-slip bottom. Other brands have leave me adjusting my towel throughout class, but this one stays perfectly put. I'll definitely be buying more of these in the future!! Tip: Spritz with water before you use — it helps get the traction started before you start sweating." —Julie

    Price: $16.00

    28. A pair of resistance band ankle cuffs for adding a challenge to workouts that require a small range of motion. They're so easy to use, you could even turn walking from room to room into a workout.


    Promising review: "I bought this product and absolutely love it. I can get my workout done much quicker because the resistance band works the muscle better." —Reginaoffries

    Price: $15.56

    29. A dual-grip medicine ball that allows you to replace your weights, regular medicine ball, and maybe even your kettlebell with one do-it-all workout accessory.


    Promising review: "I'm a physical therapist who bought two of these for my practice. The feel and grip are great. They hold up to throwing, bounding, and catching. The handles make them ideal to use in the functional simulation of real-life activity." —Malcolm

    Price: $40.99

    30. A pull-up bar to train your arms, either sporadically or in-between circuits, or even begin your own month-long pull-up challenge.


    Promising review: "Very good equipment that can fit almost every door. I have a blast working with my new fitness bar." —Jeanroby

    Price: $19.99

    31. A Pilates box that'll level up your floor practice by challenging your range of motion, balance, as well as strength. This kit has all you need to get the best of a reformer class at home.


    This comes with a padded box, strap, and pole.

    Promising review: "My big mistake was not getting this sooner. The exercises using the box and pole are wonderful." — Happy Reformer User

    Price: $129.00

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