Step Up Your Fitness Game with These Crazy-Cheap Amazon Products

Step Up Your Fitness Game with These Crazy-Cheap Amazon Products

If you feel like you’re stuck in a workout rut, some new fitness gear can help you beat boredom and change up your workout routine.

Don’t worry — we’re not talking about a cardio machine that costs more than your rent or a power rack that takes up half your living room. These inexpensive-but-effective gadgets and accessories can help you step up your home workouts without breaking the bank.

For workouts you can do at home with your new equipment check out Openfit’s workout programs for free today! 

 

Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands

With five levels of resistance, these heavy-duty, latex-free loops can be used for stretching and strength training— and they come with a storage bag that’s small enough to easily stash in your backpack when you’re traveling.

 

SPRI Exercise Dice

Roll these foam dice and do whichever exercise lands face-up — either jumping jacks, crunches, squats, push-ups, lunges, or a wild card — for the amount of time shown, then rest and repeat. Voilà — an instant workout that keeps you guessing!

 

URBNFit Gliding Discs Core Sliders

Gliding discs can be a fun addition to your home gym and a great way to work your core. With a rounded plastic side and a soft cloth side, these sliders can be used on both hardwood and carpet.

 

Tribe Single Resistance Band

Resistance bands let you get a strength training workout anywhere. This band comes with a door anchor for overhead exercises, and it’s available in five different levels of resistance — from 5 pounds to 35 pounds — so you can choose a band that’s just challenging enough.

 

WOD Nation Pull-Up Assistance Band

If you haven’t quite mastered pull-ups yet, this assistance band can help take some of the load off. Depending on which thickness you choose — there are five different options — these bands can offset your weight by anywhere from 10 to 175 pounds.

 

Gymboss Interval Timer and Stopwatch

Whether you’re running intervals or doing a HIIT workout, this interval timer lets you set two different interval lengths (for example, a sprint interval and a rest period) and repeat for up to 99 cycles. When the interval is up, it can beep or vibrate (or both) to alert you, so you can stop watching the clock and focus on your workout.

 

DEGOL Skipping Rope

jump rope workout can be a quick and efficient way to burn calories, and this tangle-free rope can make the learning curve a little less stressful. As you get better at jumping rope, the PVC-coated wire and ball bearings make this rope a smooth and fast option for speed training.

 

Trideer Exercise Ball

Get all the benefits of stability ball exercises — like stretching, core training, strength training, and (of course) improving stability — with this anti-burst, BPA-free ball, available in five different sizes.

 

Pro-Tec Athletics Orb Massage Ball

Love foam rolling, but need a more portable option? Relieve tightness and knots with this massage ball — at just five inches diameter, it’s easy to store in a drawer or gym bag.

 

Camelbak Chute Mag Water Bottle

Staying hydrated is key whether you’re doing yoga in your living room or hiking through the woods. This insulated 20-ounce stainless steel bottle keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours — and with a half-turn cap and angled spout, it’s easy to gulp on the go.

 

Gaiam Essentials Thick Yoga Mat

This thick, all-purpose mat can give you a little extra cushioning while doing floor exercises like planks, push-ups, crunches, and V-ups.

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Kara Wahlgren is a freelance writer, editor, and producer specializing in health and fitness. She may or may not be eating green tea ice cream as she's writing this.