Most everyone has aspirations of getting in better shape. Gym memberships can be costly and there’s the problem of getting to the gym every day.
A home gym is an efficient way for many people to achieve their goals at a far smaller price, and you don’t even need expensive home workout equipment to get there. Check out the top picks for affordable and effective home gym equipment according to CNET.
Manduka Pro Yoga Mat
The Manduka Pro Yoga Mat may seem a bit pricey, but you can’t beat it as far as functionality and comfort go. Whether you’re using this mat for simple stretching or getting into some serious yoga poses, this mat’s gripping surface will keep you and itself in place, all while providing plenty of cushion for direct floor-based work.
CanDo Black Composite High-Density Roller
Though the CanDo Black Composite High-Density Roller may look simple at first, that’s what makes it a staple for any home gym. This roller is not only great for working out discomfort and tenderness in the shoulders, legs, neck, and back but is also nearly unrivaled in its endurance. It’s also available in three varying lengths to fit any height.
Yes4All Vinyl Coated Kettlebell Weight Sets
Not only do the Yes4All Vinyl Coated KettleBell Weight Sets boast a price far below equivalent at-home sets, but they also offer a vinyl coating that not only elongates the life of the product and creates much less noise on those not-so-planned landings. They’re perfect for the at-home gym in an apartment or a house where you’re on the second floor or higher.
Bowflex SelectTech 552 Dumbbells
The Bowflex SelectTech 552 Dumbbells are a powerhouse for any home gym. They feature weight ranges from 5 pounds to a maximum of 52.5 pounds each, and switching between weights is a breeze. Not only are they a space-saver for a small area, but their adjustability makes them a must-have for anyone looking to pump iron at home.
Black Mountain Products Resistance Band Set
Resistance is not futile. This resistance band set includes a starter guide for beginners to make learning the ropes simple. It also offers a vast range of different resistances for even the most experienced athlete who requires a more intense workout. The set comes with a door anchor and travel case for working out on the go.
TRX All-in-one Suspension Training System
With an exercise guide and an online workout list, the TRX All-in-one Suspension Training System is great for beginners and professional gym junkies alike. You can attach it to almost any doorway, tree, post, or anything else your mind can come up with, making it as versatile as it is effective.
REP Fitness Adjustable Plyo Box
While setting up this box can be a bit of a process, once it’s done, it’s a box jump and step-up workout dream. Adjusting the height is quick and easy, and it’s as durable as it is compact. You can rest assured that the REP Fitness Adjustable Plyo Box will stand up to whatever you can give it.
Triple Door Gym Ultimate 3-in-1 Doorway Trainer
Whatever you can dream up, this doorway-mounted frame can make happen. Do pull-ups, dips, rows, push-up variations, leg raises, and many other workout variations with this all in one system. It’s durable, secure, and versatile, and assembly and takedown are a breeze.