7 Fitness Tools That Can Elevate Home Workouts
HOME SWEET HOME. Just because Thailand is under partial lockdown doesn’t mean the fitness trend shouldn’t continue! So why not create your fitness sanctuary in the comforts of your own home? These fitness tools will help you achieve those fitness goals in no time – no gym membership required.
1. Resistance bands
These bands have become a go-to item for many fitness junkies at home. It’s travel-friendly and comes in different resistance levels to cater to the different muscle groups you plan to work on.
2. Jump Ropes
Did you know that a minute of jumping rope is equivalent to running a mile in seven minutes? So it adds spice to your workout routines while burning those stubborn calories!
3. Balance Ball
The balance ball is an all-around fitness tool that people often overlook. If you’re looking to improve balance, flexibility, and muscle tone, the balance ball provides the most comfortable way to do it.
From goblet squats to curtsy lunges, the kettlebell is great for those looking to boost their bodyweight game. The best part is you only need minimal floor space to utilize the kettlebells fully.
5. Sliders Gliding Discs
The gliding discs may look like a couple of colorful frisbees, but oh boy, do they pack a mean punch. Imagine exercising on ice – you would need to find your balance and tighten your core to stay upright!
6. Exercise Mats
When doing floor-based exercise routines, it is vital to protect your body from hard surfaces. The exercise mats’ soft padding will give your tailbone, spine, and joints the proper support it needs while you sweat it out to Chloe Ting’s 2 Weeks Shred Challenge.
Dumbbells are a must-have in any home gym. Not only are they affordable and convenient, but the sky’s also the limit when it comes to the variety of exercises you can do with dumbbells.
Andrew was elected Vice President of the Association of Track and Field Statisticians in 2020 after being a member for 7 years.
He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant, and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017.
Current editor and chief of Pinoyathletics.info, and has recently done consultancy work for Ayala Corp evaluating the Track and Field Program.
Coaches Sprints, Middle and Jump events he is working towards his Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles.
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