If you are looking for the best at home workout equipment and accessories to get in shape and start the new year right, this top 15 list will be a huge time saver. Listed are 15 items worth considering for your home gym.
#1 – Resistant Loop Bands
Want to tone your body without expensive equipment? Resistance loop bands are definitely the answer. This Resistance Loop Exercise Band bundle includes 5 resistance bands, instruction manual as well as a carry bag. Resistant bands are a great addition to any workout regime because they are so versatile
#2 – Bosu Balance Trainer
Want 2 tools for the price of one? Get the Bosu Balance Trainer.
BOSU actually is an anagram for Both Sides Utilized or, originally, Both Sides Up his gives you 2 unique ways to exercise with just one piece of equipment. Which is why this became one of the most successful training products in the world. Take an exercise ball and cut it in half. Then use it with the dome facing up as an exercise ball. Turn it over and use the flat platform as a balance board.
#3 – SPORTBIT Jump Rope and Trainer
Remember jumping rope as a kid? I loved double dutch. That was one way to stay active and a jump rope and trainer provides massive benefits for staying in shape. This is practical piece of at home workout equipment.
The SPORTBIT Jump Rope is portable and lightweight as well as being suitable for any height due to the adjustable cable. It has a 100% lifetime warranty.
#4 – Yoga Exercise Mat by BalanceFrom GoYoga+
From yoga, pilates to any floor exercise, a yoga and exercise mat will cushion knees, hips, and elbows on hard surfaces. This particular brand comes in a variety of colors. A knee pad and mat strap are included.
#5 – Weighted Hula Hoop
Remember the Hula Hoop? You can use now as a fun part of your fitness regime. Of course, the weight makes it much more challenging. Use a weighted hula hoop to strengthen and tone the core and waist line.
#6 – Dumbbell Pairs and Sets with Stands
Weightlifting can be an integral part of your exercise regime. You definitely need different dumbbells of varying weight. The compact dumbbell set comes with a stand and 3 pairs of weights in 1, 1.5 and 3 pound units. The weights are covered with Neoprene for a comfortable grip. I love the various colors!
#7 – Flat Weight Workout Exercise Bench for Home Gym
Along with your dumbbells, you may want a weight bench. This workout bench is compact in size so that it can easily fit in your home. It is durable with high density foam pad.
#8 – Fitbit Heart Rate & Fitness Tracker
A fitness tracker is a must have and the Fitbit name is synonymous with tracker. There are many Fitbit trackers depending on your requirements and price. The best selling Inspire HR keeps track of steps, calories burned, sleep patterns. heart rate. It is even water resistant.
I have personally own a Fitbit Alta which is an older model. You can read my review at Fitbit Alta Review.
#9 – JumpSport 250 Rebounder Trampoline
This rebounder trampoline by JumpSport is fun and provides a great cardio workout. This product is rated very highly for quality and durability. A music workout video is included.
Read Why a Mini Rebounder Trampoline Makes You Jump For Joy for more information on mini trampolines for home workouts!
#10 – Exerpeutic TF1000 Walk To Fitness Treadmill
A treadmill is a must have piece of at home workout equipment because you can walk, run or even jog on it. This is a folding model and supports up to 400 pounds. The treadmill belt is wider and it also has longer safety handles.
Read Exerpeutic TF1000 Treadmill Review for more information.
#11 – Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike
I personally enjoy a recumbent bike because it is more comfortable and easier on my knees than an upright. The Marcy ME-709 comes with 8 resistance levels and is compact. It is affordably priced, if you do not want to spend an arm and a leg on a bicycle.
For a full review, read the full Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike Review.
#12 – Exerpeutic Folding Magnetic Upright Exercise Bike with Pulse
Others may choose an upright bike. This Exerpeutic upright bike is a best seller for many reasons.
- Its folding compact design makes it perfect for home use
- Has a large cushioned seat making it very comfortable
- Supports up to 400 pounds
- Affordably priced
#13 – ANCHEER Elliptical Machine
The debate continues – bike vs elliptical
This ellipitcal trainer is sturdy and gives a total body workout. The maximum weight capacity is 330 pounds. It targets not only your arms and legs, but your calves, hips, abdominal muscle and waist as well. It has 8 levels of resistance and comes with 2 sets of handlebars. One set tracks your heart rate and the other works out your upper body for a full body workout.
This elliptical is portable and can easily move from room to room due to the front transport wheels.
#14 – Sunny Health & Fitness Adjustable Resistance Rowing Machine Rower w/Digital Monitor
A rowing machine provides an effective aerobic workout. It strengthens your upper body and lower body while giving a low impact cardio exercise.
The Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW1205 features 12 levels of resistance, anti-slip pedals, is compact, has a digital monitor and is affordably priced.
#15 – Bowflex Home Gym
For a full-body workout, a home gym is the solution. Bowflex home gyms offer over 25 different exercises with one machine. The PR1000 contains a built-in rowing station.
#16 Bonus – Deskercise – Get Fit While You Sit!
You may not consider active sitting equipment for your home gym, but exercising while sitting is still exercising and can burn the calories if you do it right. There are different types of sitting (under desk) exercise equipment from steppers, pedals and ellipticals.
Please read what is the best under desk exercise equipment for more information.