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    26 Products For Anyone Who Prefers To Work Out While Staying In

    Because the best way to work *out* is by staying *in*.

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    1. A pair of lattice leggings, because the easiest way to encourage yourself to start a home gym is with some comfortable lounge (I mean, EXERCISE) attire.,

    Get them from Target for $36.99 (available in two colors and sizes 1X–4X).

    2. A weighted workout bar — you've set a high bar for yourself and this can help you live up to it.

    Promising review: "These are thick, comfortable, heavily padded, with a soft grip, and colorful coding system. I have several of these and have found them to be of excellent quality and use them often. These colorful padded weight bars were a wonderful addition to our family exercise room, and having the lighter weight bars make it easy for the whole family (with varying fitness levels) to join in. They are so easy and comfortable to use! I can't wait to finish my collection with the addition of the heaviest bars!" —KanzessBunnyRae

    Get it from Amazon for $26.15+ (available in nine colors and sizes 4–28 pounds).

    3. A set of resistance bands that'll keep your legs—and your workout routine—tight.,

    Promising review: "I never knew that elastic bands could help me feel so much burn! I was very surprised by how durable and elastic these bands are. Even after prolonged and rigorous workout sessions, I have noticed absolutely no wear or tear whatsoever! These are extremely good quality for the price. I love the strength ladder too. Each band has a different weight estimate. There are online videos for you to watch too! I 100% recommend this product to any fitness enthusiast — beginner or expert! I would give these10 stars if I could! Purchase this product! You won’t regret it!" —Matthew C.

    Get them from Amazon for $10.95.

    4. A yoga dice game, so you won't have to bend over backwards to find a fun way to work out (unless the dice tell you to).

    Each box comes with a dice for each chakra, seven in all!

    Get it from Amazon for $14.30.

    5. A set of colorful dumbbells that are a seriously smart way to start simple lifting at home.,

    Promising review: "I love this little set. It's small enough to not get in the way in my small apartment but colorful enough that it gets my attention. I wanted to keep some weights around since I hate going to the gym, and figured if I see it while watching TV or something I would pick it up and work out a little. So far so good!" —jbird

    Get them from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in 12 weights).

    6. A high-density foam roller so you can get your ~working out at home~ lifestyle on a roll.

    Promising review: "My chiropractor recommended I buy this for some daily routine back stretching to do at home. This product has been amazing for stretching and massaging sore muscles throughout my back and shoulders. I feel very supported by this roller and have had no issues with it thus far. I weigh 200 pounds and have yet to damage this roller after weeks of use. I am very pleased with this product. And at such a great price, I honestly can't find a single negative remark to note about it." —Luke Marrs

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four sizes).

    7. A cooling cloth to keep you from sweating it when your AC is out, but your push-up game is on.

    Promising review: "This is so refreshing and SO MUCH better than those other foam-like towels! I use this during my workouts and it's awesome!! I originally bought it to see if it would work for a trip we planned for Disney (Florida — land of the extreme humidity) and after using it I'm extremely confident that these will. I'm going to buy several more very soon so that everyone in the family can have one. We experience quite a bit of humidity in the summer here in Ohio, so I think these will get a lot of use even before the Disney trip!" —DrBlueFrogPhD

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 17 colors).

    8. An indoor climber sure to help your fitness goals reach new heights.

    Promising review: "This thing is stable and gives a great cardio workout (I'm just over six feet and 225 pounds). I feel this in my biceps, triceps, lats, gluts, and my legs — all this with no knee problems!" —Scuba Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99.

    9. A stretching poster that'll make the spare bedroom look like a workout room without being too much of a stttttttttretch.

    Promising review: "I purchased this poster as a visual aid to go with my home gym set up. The poster is made out of medium thickness paper, the size is ideal, the print looks like it was printed on a commercial printer with quality colors, and the laminating has no bubbles between the sheet and paper." —William Terrill

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    10. An incline bench for anyone who would be ~inclined~ to start working out if they could do it at home.

    Promising review: "I have such great things to write about this. Everyone, this machine is a must. If you are a beginner or even if you are more advanced, you WILL get something out of this machine... RESULTS. Since I started using this, I've found that my muscles are stronger. I look more toned. My core is stronger. An issue I had with my knee is now healed (I think strengthening my quads supported my knee, which is what I needed all along)! I am telling you, this machine is just awesome for a host of different reasons. My endurance is better and working out with this has helped to lift my mood as well. You can adjust the resistance with the bands from hardly no resistance to the maximum pull. Again, great for beginners all the way up to advanced. And you get to work out in the privacy of your own home! I have nothing bad to say about this machine. I am so happy I finally purchased it!" —Skylarmor

    Get it from Amazon for $116.99.

    11. A grippy yoga sock so you won't ~slip up~ and forget to go to the gym... because your home is the gym now.

    Get them from Free People for $18 (available in three colors and sizes XS–L) or get a pack of similar ones from Amazon for $15.99.

    12. An ab wheel so you'll finally realize why people were so hyped about the invention of the wheel in the first place.

    Promising review: "This was easy to put together and very sturdy. I like the rubber traction on it. The rubber makes it easier to use the roller anywhere, especially with the foam knee pad. I took it to work and can use it on the tile floors in the office without a problem. The knee pad is great, even on tile. It came with two comprehensive eBooks — one on nutrition and one instruction guide. It has great instructions on proper use so you don't hurt yourself." —Applebreeze

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    13. A sports bra and matching set of leggings so you can coordinate your outfit while working on your coordination.,

    Get them from Asos for $19 (bra, available in sizes 4–18) and $30.50 (leggings available in sizes 4–18).

    14. A hand strengthening band that'll help you get a better grip on your rock climbing routine from the comfort of your couch.

    Promising review: "This is a great way to build finger and hand strength. I would say these levels are on the lower side and are great for beginners. I use them for rock climbing and I've noticed a significant improvement in my grip strength. It's fun to do as a side workout when you're watching a movie or traveling." —Kevin S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or get a similar one from Walmart for $4.99.

    15. A workout bar perfect for every(upper)body.

    Promising review: "I love this! I've had this for a while now and use it regularly. Besides pull-ups, I put in on the floor and use it for push-ups, which is actually my favorite thing to use it for. The bar is sturdy, it feels like it will hold up, and the materials are strong. This is a great product that I would recommend to anyone!" —CG2009

    Get it from Amazon for $125.54.

    16. A yoga map that might encourage you to give it your best with each workout.

    Get it from for $24 (available in seven styles) or get this highly rated yoga mat from Amazon for $17.97 (available in seven colors).

    17. An inversion table that'll fold flat into your closet as easily as it folds your body over.,

    Promising review: "I have never written a review for anything before but this one deserves it! I am a 30-year-old female with pretty bad lower back pain and sciatica. My husband suggested we buy an inversion table, so I started researching. I chose this one because of all the amazing reviews. Assembly took less than an hour. I set mine at 30 degrees and go on for three minutes. Seriously y'all, this gives immediate relief! This purchase was worth every penny! I have a few friends and family members that are now wanting to purchase one after hearing my review. This is one of the best purchases I have ever made!" —Mrs.Phillips11

    Get it from Amazon for $97.13.

    18. A pair of Pumas so your legs look stylin' when they start up the 30 day squat challenge.

    Get them from Asos for $64 (available in sizes XXS–XL).

    19. A set of handheld resistance bands that'll make you so strong you'll wanna give them a hand.


    Promising review: "These bands are excellent in quality and versatility. I have owned other resistance bands in the past and they were so-so, but these are awesome. The set comes with two very well-made handles, ankle straps (very easy to switch out and also very comfortable), and a door anchor. These have a lifetime guarantee and are anti-snap. There are so many options to use for exercises so you can get creative! I am planning to take them on my vacation with the handy little carrying case. Buy these, you will not be disappointed." —Keri

    Get them from Jet for $25.99.

    20. A pair of pocketed leggings so your phone can track your workout instead of sitting on the counter.

    Read this BuzzFeeder's full review (#2) to find out why these are the leggings you'll want on your body.

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in five styles and sizes 2–12).

    21. An abdominal mat for full range of motion and a full set of abs.

    Promising review: "I use this mat every day, twice a day. It's much more effective than just doing sit-ups on the floor. It keeps me aligned and gives me great control over a full range of motion (targeting lower abs, upper abs, or both). My core and back strength has improved immensely. Doing sit-ups on the floor hurt my back more than helped it. I've gone from 50 a day (struggling) to at least 200." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 or get a similar one from Walmart or Jet for $14.99.

    22. A pair of ankle weights that'll help you get a leg up on those bicycle kicks.

    Promising review: "These are the best ankle weights I’ve ever had! They aren't bulky. In fact, they're super comfortable. I can’t even tell I’m wearing them. I even wear them when I'm just walking during the day because they are so discreet no one would notice them. I can’t say enough on these! I'm so happy I found them." —PinkboutIt

    Get them from Amazon for $13.39 (available in seven colors) or get a similar pair from Walmart for $5.99.

    23. An exercise ball, which is a multi-use tool that you can use over and over again. And you will, because you're sure to have a ~ball~ working out with this thing.

    Promising review: "This is perfect for working the core, back, and leg muscles, as well as doing modified pushups. The exercise sheet that came with the ball is a great starting point for exercise examples. I like to experiment with my own variations. The pump works okay and the ball retains good pressure after being inflated. I like the heavy-duty construction of the ball and appreciate the fact that it does not have a strong synthetic odor." —P.J.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in seven colors) or get a similar one from Walmart for $7.97.

    24. A weighted jumprope that'll have you feeling sky high from some incredible cardio.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    25. A desk peddle you can throw under your desk to workout while doing homework.

    Promising review: "This is easy to put together. It fits nicely under my desk and allows me to pedal while I'm working." —Patty Pixley

    Get it from Amazon for $42.

    26. And a rowing machine, because after using this thing consistently, your bod is gonna make some serious waves.

    Promising review: "As a 43-year-old mom, I have definitely let my workout routine slide over the years. I was looking for a way to get back into my groove when I started researching the 'best' machines for weight loss/toning. I found this one with a little research. It has good ratings and the price was right so I quickly purchased it. The parts are nicely packaged and the instructions are the EASIEST I've ever seen — it took me 15 minutes to get it fully assembled. I hopped on immediately and was thrilled with how my rowing experience felt. It was just like being at the gym. You can adjust the tension to your liking. There is great range of motion. The display — with time, calories, etc. was displayed immediately (no batteries required). Each of my family members has used this multiple times and we LOVE it. It doesn't take up a lot of space, it has rollers on it so you can move it easily, and it's not too loud." —Rebecca Richards

    Get it from Amazon for $209.99.

    I'm glad these products exist, because this is what I look like at the gym.


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