Working out at home is more common than ever right now, and everyone is on the hunt for space-efficient gym equipment that doesn't cost a fortune. To help you upgrade your exercise routine, Bustle reached out to fitness experts who offered their recommendations for the most effective home fitness products on Amazon. Best of all, each of these items costs under $40, so you can break a sweat without breaking the bank.
So, what kind of products do the experts rely on? For starters, items that are easy to use and won't take up much space in your home. Take, for example, a thick and supportive yoga mat and an adjustable dumbbell set, both recommended by Andrea Rogers, founder of international brand Xtend Barre. Meanwhile, Maddy Ciccone, master SoulCycle instructor, favors a pair of best-selling Bala Bangles that can be used as weights on your wrists or ankles, depending on your goals. And those are just a few of the ways you can upgrade your at-home workout routine — below, you'll find so many more products that are challenging, effective, and affordable.
Also great? Because these products are all available on Amazon, you can check out reviews from other fitness enthusiasts who've already used them. As you'll see, these are the most effective home fitness products that have earned high ratings from shoppers and experts alike.
Heather Jeffcoat, physical therapist and owner of Fusion Wellness & Physical Therapy, is a fan of this yoga stretching strap — and thousands of Amazon reviewers agree, having awarded it a 4.7-star overall rating. The durable strap helps you stretch and warm up before workouts, and it provides stability during yoga poses. There are six colors to choose from, including green, black, and purple, and a storage bag is included for easy portability.