Many people dread the thought of the gym, worrying that it could be an embarrassing experience. Not only that, but gym memberships rarely come cheap. Because of this, swathes of people now choose to keep fit at home, using a variety of machines, weights, and gadgets to tone up and keep the fat off. With fitness gadgets , it’s possible to keep fit without needing to head out to the gym every day. This will save you both time and money, thereby making fitness goals all the more accessible.
With that in mind, we found seven of the hottest new fitness gadgets to help take your home gym to the next level.
Top Fitness Gadgets you Should Buy
Fit Viva Barbell Squat Pad
Let’s face it, sweating it out in the gym isn’t always comfortable, but can be made that little bit better with the Fit Viva Barbell Squat Pad. This non-slip barbell pad is perfect for anybody who squats on a regular basis, since the thick protective layer makes resting a barbell on your shoulders and neck a far more comfortable. The Fit Viva Barbell Squat Pad fits both standard and olympic size bars, and doesn’t deform after use, no matter how heavy you lift, so go wild!
Move It Beat Smart Dumbbells Set
Described as the world’s first intelligent dumbbell, the Move It Beat Smart Dumbells set uses a built-in sensor to track your workouts. This allows you to compete with your friends and move up the leaderboard in your community. Available in 1.65lb or 2lb sizes, these smart dumbbells are the perfect weight for toning up, cutting fat and building endurance. Download the Move It App to take your fitness to the next level and access all your performance data and follow a whole range of courses! Who said keeping fit couldn’t be fun?
GD Hand Grip Strengthener
Feeling like your grip strength has gone down the pot recently, or simply looking to push your limits? Check out the GD Hand Grip Strengthener, a device that can help you develop your grift strength in a simple, gradual way. Unlike other wrist and grip strengtheners, the GD Hand Grip Strengthener features adjustable resistance, ranging from 55lb to 176lb. Almost all women can close the device on the first level of resistance, but few men can handle the highest level of resistance.
Heavy Duty PRO Metal Lifting Steel Hooks
If you’re looking to lift heavy, then you will almost certainly need to take a look at the Heavy Duty PRO Metal Lifting Steel Hooks. These simple neoprene wrist wraps are attached to an extra-strong hook. This allows you to lift practically any barbell or dumbbell without worrying about your grip. This means you can focus more on your form, and less on whether you’re going to drop the bar—perfect!
The Original Bodylift Headstand Bench
This quirky contraption might look strange, but it’s actually a rigorously tested product designed by one of the United States’ oldest and most respected fitness companies; Evolution Health. The concept is simple. With the aid of the Original Bodylift Yoga Headstand bench, you can perform the now-famous yoga headset without actually needing to balance on your head! This has a huge range of benefits. This ranges from improved circulation, posture and digestion, to decongesting most major organs by working against gravity.
CrossGrips Pull Up Bar Handles
Always wanted a pull-up bar, but couldn’t find one that would fit your door frame? Well, CrossGrips have got you covered with their unique split pull-up bar handles. These fit door frames between 4.5″ and 7.5″ wide, and use a secure clamping system to stay right where they are put. No worrying about it coming loose mid-pull-up! You can use the CrossGrips on the floor for dips, push-ups, making them deceptively versatile.
SYL Fitness LAT Pulley System
Lat pulldowns are one of the simplest, but most effective back training exercises around. However, few people actually perform them at their home gym, since lat pulldown machines are typically big, expensive beasts. Fortunately, SYL Fitness has effectively solved this problem, by making a lat pulldown system that can be hung from any bar, or drilled straight into the ceiling. Because of this, the SYL Fitness LAT Pulley System is arguably the cheapest way to pulldowns to your workout routine.