A new year, a new you. It’s time to reflect on the previous year and decide what went well and what didn’t? How will I be better this year and make every second count?
Fitness is always at the top of everyone’s New Year’s resolution, with all the enthusiasm to whip our bodies into shape. Unfortunately, no matter how much we try, things always seem to fall through the cracks after a week or two. A lot of this comes down to the lack of fitness equipment that’s readily available, especially after all that lavish indulgence over the Christmas period.
Perhaps you are preparing for a spontaneous beach holiday or would like to increase your overall fitness and health. Whatever your reasons for getting back into fitness, here are the best fitness equipment to use, both at home or in the gym.
- 1 Equipment for at Home Workout
- 2 PowerSkip Skipping Rope
- 3 TRX Suspension Training Home Kit
- 4 Adjustable Dumbbells: Bodymax Selectabell Dumbbell Pair
- 5 Resistance Bands
- 6 At-Home Fitness Equipment
- 7 WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine
- 8 JLL IC200 Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike
- 9 Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill, Track Console
- 10 KETTLER Sport Sella Cross Trainer
Equipment for at Home Workout
- Memory foam handles
- Soft grip
- Weighted speed cable
The Power skipping rope is crucial for any workout. It boosts your heart rate, tones your muscles and is perfect for using at the gym or at home. This skipping rope is equipped with a ball bearing system in the handles and polymer coated handles to give you a smooth and fast rotation, seamlessly. The cable is fully adjustable giving you more control over your workout.
Handles are lightweight and made from memory foam, providing extra comfort and more time to spend jumping. They are ergonomically shaped for easy grip and fast rotations. The best part is the rope is 100% tangle free and so is easy to store anywhere. Take it in your bag to the gym or store in a cupboard or draw, knowing full well that the skipping rope will stay untangled.View prices
- Dimensions: 15 x 20 x 20 cm
- Holds up to 180 Kg body weight
- Durable foam hand grips
- Patented balancing loop
- Weight: 600 g
- Door anchor PRO with felt covering to prevent damage
- High-quality storage and transport bag
The TRX Suspension Training home kit is a full body workout that you can do in the comfort of your own home. It brings exercise to you, increasing motivation and improving full body fitness. This TRX Suspension training home kit lets you tone and build muscle using only your own body weight. It comes with a steel sliding adjustment for easier work outs and can be hung and used the second you receive the box. The TRX training home kit comes equipped with a door anchor pro and clip meaning you can switch between hanging options fast.
It comes with durable, foam grips for comfort and patented balance loop for fast results, even when used with one arm. Build lean muscle and burn fat while strengthening arms, chest and core, along with flexibility and endurance. This is the ultimate full body workout equipment for you to try at home.View prices
Adjustable Dumbbells: Bodymax Selectabell Dumbbell Pair
- 11 – 71 lb
- 12 different weights
- Item Weight: 65 Kg
- Reaches 32 Kg
The Bodymax Selectabell Dumbbell Pair are adjustable weights for building muscle, toning and fat burning. It offers 12 different weights in just one dumbbell ranging from 11 to 71 pounds.
They are designed with quality in mind to promote fitness and overall wellbeing. These dumbbells are compact and easy to store anywhere at home, whether you have a designated gym area or use them around the house. The weight changing mechanism is simple and easy to use so you can flick seamlessly through to your desired weight. It really is one of the easiest ways to workout at home.View prices
- Premium quality
- Small and easy to store
- Talc-coated to eliminate skin burn
Resistance bands are well recognised for their toning and muscle building qualities. They are easy to use and offer flexibility for your workout that other fitness equipment does not. These resistance bands are coated with Talcum powder to prevent skin burn and injury. They are made from pure high-grade natural eco-friendly latex making them both effective and durable.
Exercise bands are perfect to use for yoga, pilates, crossfit and general fitness to sculpt the toned body you want. They are great at targeting your core muscles and increase mobility, strength, and endurance. These resistance bands are small, lightweight and easy to store, so you can take them anywhere.View prices
At-Home Fitness Equipment
- Dimensions: L211 x W40 x H54 cm
- Weight: 33 Kg (up to 53 Kg when wet)
- LCD downloadable content information
- Footrests Fixed Heart rate monitoring
- Polar compatible
- Self-generating power supply
- Rail length: 209 cm
The WaterRower Natural rowing machine is designed with quality and durability in mind. It is beautifully hand crafted in solid ash and stained honey oak for a stunning finish. The wood oozes warmth with the Danish oil finish to the wood. The solid ash and honey oak are naturally equipped to absorb sound and vibration making it quiet and smooth to use. It provides the calming sensation of actually gliding down a river with its dynamic design and uses water to create the resistance.
The WaterRower Natural rowing machine comes with a number of interesting features to heighten your rowing and exercise experience. It offers a fixed heart rate monitor during exercise, polar compatibility, self-generating power system and an LCD downloadable content information. This is the perfect machine for those looking for a full-body workout with flawless results.View prices
- 10 Kg flywheel
- Adjustable seat
- 3 piece crank system on the pedals
- Direct chain driven for a comfortable pedalling
The JLL IC200 indoor cycling exercise bike means you can get fit easily from your own home. It offers different difficulty levels, allowing a smooth ride for beginners and a more challenging workout for athletes. It comes with an adjustable seat that can be moved both vertically and horizontally to get the perfect position for you. It’s got different resistance levels accompanied by a 10 Kg flyaway wheel that replicates the forward momentum of a regular bike.
The JLL IC200 is chain driven making it quiet and effective to use in the house and easy to peddle in both directions. This bike has a precise workout routine that increases fat burning and tones muscles easily. This machine is durable and effective and well suited to those looking to increase endurance and fitness as well as tone and fat burning.View prices
- Shock Absorption Systemhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Fitness-Folding-Treadmill-console/dp/B007KMAKI8?tag=sensirevie-21
- Dimensions: L198.5 x W87 x H148 cm
- Dimensions (folded): L86 x W87 x H192 cm
- Display LCD
- Downloadable content information
- Folding machine for easy storage
- Heart rate monitor included
- iPod compatible
- 14 programs
- Polar compatible
- Mains power supply
- Running surface: 51 x 140 cm
- Free installation
The Life Fitness F3 folding treadmill is the perfect addition to any home. Its folding making it easy to store around the house when it’s not in use. It’s made from the highest quality components making it durable and sturdy. The safety lock feature locks the treadmill into place when folded and its glass-assisted springs slowly lower to an open position without any assistance. The FlexDeck system absorbs shock and reduced impact on joints.
The Life Fitness F3 comes with a heart rate monitor on the handle grips and comes with a heart rate monitor strap during use. There are 5 different work out programmes for beginners and intermediates, depending on your fitness level. This machine also comes with free installation so you can get running straight away.View prices
- Electro-magnetic brakes
- Fixed console position
- Dimensions: H153 x W58 x L115 cm
- Back-lit, LCD display
- Heart rate monitoring via hand sensors
- Heart rate monitoring (via hand sensors) Hand-grip pulse measurement
- Max User Weight 150 kg
- 19 programmes
- Mains power supply
The KETTLER Sport Sella Cross Trainer is a sturdy, well-built machine. It is well suited for those looking to improve fitness while toning and building muscle. With four different user programmes, the KETTLER sport sella cross trainer is great for shared use. This machine can support a user weight of 150 kg. It boasts a generous 19 programmes of different challenge levels and displays time, distance, speed and heart rate on the crisp backlit LCD display.
The motorised magnetic break system allows for smooth workouts and transitions between 24 stages of resistance seamlessly. The KETTLER sport Sella cross trainer comes with handy bottle holder, tablet and smartphone holder along with perspiration-resistant keys and adjustable footplates.View prices
You don’t have to spend a lot to get the body and fitness you crave. All it takes is determination, consistency and the right equipment and you will be well on your way to your new year’s resolution fitness goals. Workout at home or at the gym and whip your body into shape today. Check out our review on the best fitness trackers to help you monitor your progress and keep you motivated.
What is your favorite equipment to use when working out?