The Best Home Gym Equipment to Help Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Create the ultimate fitness spot at home with these efficient workout essentials.

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January 04, 2021

While we continue to stay home and practice social distancing, exercise is a great way to relieve stress, burn off that extra slice of pizza and escape the news for a bit. While working out at a gym is a no-go for many people right now, creating one at home is a great option. Make it easier to keep up your fitness routine with our favorite home gym equipment buys that are easy to use and store — no matter the size of your space.

Enhance any workout with arm weights including walking, dancing and core training. You can easily take these with you while traveling, so you have zero excuses to miss a workout.

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$8.79

Use this childhood classic to add some variety to your cardio routine, burn extra calories, increase endurance and promote a healthy heart. It's budget-friendly and super easy to store.

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$22.90

Create some variety in your workouts. This professional-grade exercise ball allows you to do just that. It's perfect for an at-home yoga session and low-impact core-strengthening exercises.

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Starting at $31.99

Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to the whole fitness thing, there's a weighted medicine ball made just for you. Choose your slam ball by selecting from weights in a range that fits your fitness goals.

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From hot to hatha, this natural rubber mat has a grippy top layer that helps you find balance. A polyurethane top layer absorbs moisture to help you get a grip during sweaty practices, while a natural rubber base gives you cushioning and a textured grip for low-sweat practices. Plus, an antimicrobial additive helps prevent mold and mildew on the mat.

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$11.95 (Set of 5)

Prepare to feel the burn and reap results with this colorful resistance band set. Each set features five bands with various levels of resistance. They're great to incorporate into any at-home workout, proving you don't need expensive weights to reach your fitness goals.

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$29.99

These toning ropes will give your workout routine a boost of cardio and total-body sculpting. Use them as traditional battle ropes for HIIT-focused moves like waves and slams. They also feature built-in resistance, making at-home strengthening moves like rows and presses easy.

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$26.99

A foam roller helps heal damaged soft tissue, increasing flexibility and range of motion, while reducing pain and soreness. Its compact size allows you to target specific muscle groups and pain points. Enjoy the same benefits as a deep-tissue massage — smoothing knots and removing adhesions and trigger points.

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$64.99 (Set of 3)

This set of kettlebells comes with weights of five, 10 and 15 pounds to help you target all major muscle groups, and the wide and comfortable grips make them easy to hold. The included base rack provides space for easy storage and organization.

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$46 (32-Pound Set + Stand)

Add resistance training to your workouts with this dumbbell set. The set includes three pairs of dumbbells that total up to 32 pounds, so you can choose the right amount of weight for your routine, preference and number of repetitions.

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$79.99 $63

This versatile bench lets you perform a wide range of exercises to target specific muscle groups in a compact space. Engage in fat-burning, muscle-building workouts right in the comfort of your own home.

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$51.55

The Step is a great home-fitness tool for beginners to experts and is customizable for a variety of aerobic and strength exercises. The original circuit-size platform features a 28.5" L x 14.5" W x 4" H stepping surface with a grooved, nonslip surface for added safety. Burn more calories the higher you step with 4" to 6" to 8" platform height options. Each platform and riser is made with four nonskid feet to prevent sliding or moving during exercise. These sturdy risers can be used on any type of indoor flooring, from carpet to concrete to hardwood, without leaving behind scratches.

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$129.99

The Air Strike Wavemaster is a rugged inflatable punching bag system that's tough enough to stand up to your fitness needs. It's great for beginners in combat fitness all the way up to experienced enthusiasts. With an overall height of 57 inches and a low-profile base, the Air Strike has plenty of striking area.

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$49.99 $23

Just loop over a nearby door and get to work on your back, shoulders, legs, core, arms, hips and more. Change the height of your cable anchor point in seconds. Set it high for downward movements, set it low for upward movements or center it for presses and rows.

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$770

Experience a high-intensity cardio workout with this cycling bicycle that supports multi-hand grips and high-interval training. The magnetic resistance creates an unbelievably smooth and nearly silent ride, helping you achieve a better cardio and metabolic fitness routine.

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The Horizon Fitness T101 Treadmill is a solid, easy-to-use treadmill for all-purpose walking, jogging and running. Powerful motors deliver speeds from zero to 10 MPH and an incline range of zero- to 10-percent grade, while Bluetooth audio speakers allow wireless streaming of music from almost any device. Plus, it uses a hydraulic lift to fold the deck into the frame so it's out of the way when not in use.

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$499.98 $450

This water rowing machine is designed with high-density hydro blades that work to create resistance during rowing sessions. The paddles rotate and push against the water while withstanding water corrosion and damage. Hydro blades are built to endure vigorous rowing strokes and will keep up with multiple levels of water resistance. The SF-RW5713 screen display will showcase the distance and time to keep you focused on achieving any type of personal fitness goals.

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$199.99

This vertical climber is a great addition to your home because it boasts a durable, steel design and offers a low-impact exercise that you can complete while reading or watching TV. Bonus: The climber machine features easy-fold technology that tucks away until your next sweat sesh.

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