Spending a little can go a long way when you choose the right products for your fitness journey. If you’re on the market for tried-and-true fitness essentials, all of these products will help you achieve your goals, and each will cost you $15 or less. You can use these products to stay hydrated, target your core, and help your muscles recover after a hard workout.
1. Dimok Running Belt Waist Pack
dimok Running Belt Waist Pack – amazon.com
Don’t put your phone in your pocket before going on a run, unless you like watching your phone shatter on the ground. Running armbands can be pesky and move around. This running belt will stay in place during your workout and it doesn’t look as cheesy as a fanny pack.
2. SB SOX Compression Socks
SB SOX Compression Socks (20-30mmHg) for Men & Women – amazon.com
Getting your blood pumping during a workout is critical, but if your blood isn’t circulating properly, you might not feel like your workout was a success. These compression socks are meant to help circulation and aid in muscle recovery.
3. Synergee Core Sliders
Electric Lime Green Core Sliders – amazon.com
The saying goes “abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym”… so, use these sliders in your kitchen to really target your core. Corny jokes aside, you can engage your core with a number of workout moves with these.
4. Letsfit Resistance Loop Bands
Letsfit Resistance Loop Bands – amazon.com
Make those squats count double when you use a resistance loop band. It’ll feel harder, but the pay off will be even more rewarding.
5. BLUERISE 2 Styles Ab Roller Wheel
BLUERISE 2 Styles Ab Roller Wheel – amazon.com
Sit-ups and crunches aren’t the only way to get a strong core. Your abdominal muscles will be screaming after you practice getting your balance in check with this ab roller wheel.
6. DEGOL Rapid Speed Jump Rope
DEGOL Skipping Rope Tangle-Free – amazon.com
Jumping rope is easy and effective cardio. You can kick your heart rate up and won’t even need to spend $10 on a product to do so.
7. Workout/Fitness and/or Nutrition Journal/Planners
Complete Fitness and Nutrition Journal – amazon.com
Keep track of your workouts, your nutrition and your progress all in one place. With helpful illustrations, this planner was made by experts to help you stick to your fitness goals.
8. BlenderBottle Just for Fun Classic 28-Ounce Shaker Bottle
BlenderBottle Just for Fun Classic 28-Ounce Shaker Bottle, Avo Cardio – amazon.com
Working out is great for your overall fitness, but water consumption is critical to your overall health. Having a cute bottle for water and post-workout shakes makes a world of difference.
9. Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Pink – amazon.com
If you’re not only looking to work out, but also want to become stronger and more balanced, getting a stability disc should be in the cards for you.
10. LuxFit Foam Roller
LuxFit Foam Roller – amazon.com
After a hard workout, you shouldn’t just clap your hands together and call it quits. Avoid muscle aches and pains when you use a foam roller post-workout to relieve muscle tension and increase muscle reflexology.
Since COVID-19 shut down many gyms across the country, we’ve been steadily covering ways to build your own fitness routine at home, with product recommendations. If your budget has room for things outside of that $15 range, you can explore our previous articles.
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10 ways to upgrade your at-home workout gear if you’re cancelling your gym membership – sfgate.com
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