A pack of resistance bands
This pack of resistance bands will take your home workout up a notch by helping you strength train with ease, and without adding a set of bulky weights into your small apartment. They’re also only $12.89 on Amazon right now.
A book of no equipment workout ideas
This book of no equipment workout ideas might be the single best investment you make into your home workout routine because it will save you hours of sitting on your phone googling workout ideas and having to sift through all of the ones that require a home gym. It’s only $16.99 on Amazon and has tons of ideas to keep you from feeling bored of your workouts.
A set of weights
If you don’t mind having physical weights in your home, this set of low-weight dumbbells is the perfect set for beginners, and make great additions to most at-home workout plans you’ll find in books or online. The set is also only $11.48 on Amazon and, at the time of writing this, is one of the rare weight options actually in-stock on Amazon.
A foam roller
This foam roller is perfect for stretching out sore muscles, and it also feels good on your back. It’s $17.99 on Amazon right now.
A fitness stepper
The secret to doing tons of added workouts without much of an investment at all. Pick it up for $56.99 on Amazon.
An ab roller
Ever wanted a really killer ab workout from home? This is it, trust us. It’s $35.99 on Amazon and worth every penny.
A different type of resistance band.
Put these resistance bands around your ankles and do leg lifts, squats, and other exercises to make your legs much stronger while you workout from home. It’s the perfect amount of added challenge to take your at-home workouts to another level without investing a ton of money into equipment. These ones are $13.99 on Amazon and come in a variety of strengths and sizes.
A Sonos speaker
No workout is complete without music to keep you from going nuts while trying to stay fit. This speaker from Sonos is the best that they come, and offers a ton of great specs like Bluetooth capability, portability, and even voice control. It’s $149 on Amazon.
A Hydro Flask
This is how you’re going to get yourself to drink more water throughout the day. Trust us. This Hydro Flask is $49.95 on Amazon and comes in tons of colors.
A good yoga mat
That yoga mat you’ve kept in the hall closet for years is just not going to cut it anymore. Instead of suffering through slippery downward dogs and crow poses that hurt your wrists on an old mat, upgrade to a thicker one meant for regular use that won’t get slippery and provides the right amount of cushion that your joints need when practicing. We love this one from Amazon, and it’s only $41.99 for the best investment your enlightened self could ever ask for.
Going insane being cooped up indoors during the coronavirus shutdown? Luckily it’s getting nicer outside, and even the coldest parts of the country are beginning to thaw out for the warmer months. Still, doing a workout from home or on your own, without a gym, is quite the task for those of us dependent on ClassPass late penalties and gym memberships to hold us accountable.
Here is a list of 10 at-home workout essentials to both keep you motivated and keep you from going insane after your tenth day in a row of doing push ups and jumping jacks. Obviously you don’t need all of these things in order to get a good workout in, but we’ve found that each and every one of them are essential in their own way.
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