Fitness gear is like the icing on the cake. You can certainly get your workouts done without the items listed below, but they can sure make your workouts more enjoyable, more effective, and you might even look forward to your workout because you get to “play” with your new gear! In the long run, any type of fitness gear that gets you motivated to keep working out is worth the money.
I’ll take a look at a wide variety of gear, from heart rate monitors to hydration packs to yoga mats, and let you know which items are the best value. I’ll also include links to items so you can do more research on your own, or purchase the item if you think it looks like a winner.
If you’re in the market for a treadmill or elliptical trainer for your home, be sure to check out the Fitness Equipment Reviews. And don’t forget to check out my reviews of iPod apps for you iPod Touch or iPhone, as well as info on workout music and workout songs that can make your workouts more enjoyable as well. Now, on to the gear!
Body Back Buddy: A unique self massage tool for your back and more.
Body Fat Analyzers:
Bodyglide Antifriction: Prevent chafing and blisters with this handy twist-up stick.
Exercise Bands: Perfect for strength training, exercise bands provide the same resistance as dumbbells, but without the cost. And they take up a lot less room!
Fitbit Tracker: This brand new device (available August 2009) tracks your exercise expenditure and the quality of your sleep.
Gymboss Interval Timer: A great little gadget that makes interval training a breeze!
Headphones and Earbuds:
Heart Rate Monitors:
Hiking Poles and Walking Sticks:
Ipod and MP3 Players:
Pilates Home Workout Gear:
Portable Workout Kits:
Water Bottles and Hydration Packs: