It's a great idea to have products that serve multiple functions. 1
This Dual Grip Medicine Ball Fitness Weighted Training ($42, Walmart) can help stregthen your whole body. You can incorporate this into your yoga or pilates routines, or make it part of your cardio session. The handles provide stability and can be used when performing ab or waist workouts to strengthen the core. Use this ball for weighted sit-ups, lunges, and squats. It's available in different weights, from 8 pounds to 20 pounds, depending on your fitness level.
The traditional step deck also has multiple functions. 2
This barbell is ideal if you have a little extra storage space at home. 3
This Yaheetech 55lb Olympic Barbell Dumbbell Weight Set Gym Lifting Exercise Workout Olympic Bar Curl Bar ($52, Amazon) will help you tone up from top to bottom. You can use it to tone your arms, legs and your backside, by practicing different movements like deadlifts, squats and bicep curls. The adjustable plates will allow you to go up in weight, the stronger you get, which will remind you of the progress you're making right at home.
Tone your legs faster with the help of ankle weights. 5
Snap your lower body into tip top shape with these resistance bands. 6
These C9 Champion® Exercise Round Resistance Band ($12, Target) come in three separate levels of resistance including light, medium and heavy. Wrap these around your thighs or your ankles when performing leg lifts or squats an costumize the level of intensity for each move and improve your lower body strength.
Don't forget to stretch on a gorgeous printed yoga mat. 7
Whether or not you're a yogi, these Gaiam Printed Yoga Mats ($17, Walmart) are ideal for workouts. While at least you control the cleanliness of your home's floors, it's always good to have something to lay on when performing ab work outs or something to rest on when you're doing pushups on your knees.
Having a nice set of dumbells in your house is always recommended. 8
Keep your arms toned and chiseled with the help of these BalanceFrom Dumbbell Set ($30, Walmart) that also comes with its own stand. You don't need a lot of weight to tone your arms, just do a tons of sets and target different muscles and soon you'll be showing off those lean muscles.
Get those abs bikini ready with the help of an ab wheeler. 9
This stability ball will also come in handy. 11
There's a reason why this could be found in every gym. This Everlast FIT™ Stability Ball ($13, Target) will help with your stability, your posture, all while helping you get closer to your fitness goals.
The possibilities are endless with this medicine ball. 12
Jump ropes will get your heart pumping. 13
A simple bench is always necessary. 14
If you have the space, a punching bag will help you reduce some stress. 15
Don't forget to release some tension in your muscles with a foam roller. 16
This exercise bag has different handles for you to try different workouts. 18
Try a weighted vest for an extra level of difficulty. 19
This Weider Weighted Vest ($37, Sears) can be used when doing burpees, pushups, mountain climbers or while running for an extra push.