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14 Inexpensive At-Home Workout Products That Will Turn Any Living Room Into A Home Gym

by Ileana Paules-Bronet
Ileana is the Senior Editor of Branded Content at Wild Sky Media. She grew up in upstate New York and Oregon and now lives in Queens, NY. Ileana graduated from Skidmore College with a degree in sociology. After graduating, she attended the Columbia Publishing Course in New York City, then worked as in marketing at Oxford University Press. Since transitioning to editorial, she has written for BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and Woman's World. She has also worked for local newspapers and magazines in upstate New York. In her free time, you can find Ileana watching Law & Order: SVU, eating ice cream, and spending time with her dog.

Being stuck at home means there is more time to focus on you. Have you considered making regular home-workouts a part of your daily routine?

Getting exercise during this time is important for one’s mental and physical health.

If you are always trying to exercise more, now is a great time to start. Now is definitely not the time to think about joining a gym or signing up for workout classes, but there’s good news: You can start your new exercise regime at home!

With just a few inexpensive and useful products, you can turn your living room or spare bedroom into your very own home gym. Plus, there are a ton of online exercise videos and fitness apps out there, which can help keep your workouts fun and exciting.

These 14 items are all made to help you improve your fitness, and they’re wallet-friendly! In fact, they’re all under $60. No time like the present to start getting fit!

1. Neoprene Hand-Weights

target hand weights

Some of the best workout products to buy are simple dumbbells. Weights like these are versatile and can be used to strengthen a number of different muscles. Start off with a set of light weights, then buy some heavier ones as you get stronger.

Buy them at Target starting at $3.49.

2. Fila Sport Fitness Mat

fila fitness mat

Another key home workout product is a fitness mat. Mats like these are similar to yoga mats, but they’re typically a little bit thicker. Looking for some good workouts to do on a mat like this? Search for some online Pilates classes!

Buy it at Target for $24.99

3. Resistance Toning Bands

booty bands

Want to tone your legs and boost your butt? Get some simple resistance bands! Like weights, these are super versatile. And the best part is that these take up hardly any room at all, so if you don’t have space for more extensive workout equipment, these are a perfect solution.

Buy this two-pack at Target for $9.99.

4. 3-in-1 Kettlebell

kettle bell

Other great at-home workout products are kettlebells. This one is ideal for keeping at home because it’s three weights in one, making it a space-saving multiuse fitness tool.

Buy it at Target for $31.49.

5. Fitness Circle Toning Rings

fitness Circule

If you enjoy yoga and Pilates-like workouts, these fitness toning rings are perfect for upping your game. Again, they don’t take up much space, and they can bring your workouts to a new level.

Buy this 12-inch one at Target for $41.99.

6. Mini Pedal Exercise Cycle

mini cycle

One of the most difficult things to do at home is getting a good cardio workout. Unless you have a treadmill or exercise bike, you’re basically stuck running in place or doing jumping jacks. This exercise cycle will bring some variety to your cardio workouts and can fit under your desk, in front of your couch, or at your dining room table.

Buy it at Target for $24.99.

7. iTouch Slim Fitness Tracker With Interchangeable Bands

7. iTouch Slim Fitness Tracker With Interchangeable Bands

Working out is great, but it’s even better when you can track your progress. Using a fitness tracker can help keep you motivated and push you to exercise even when you don’t feel like it.

Buy it at Kohl’s for $39.99.

8. Gaiam 65cm Textured Balance Ball Kit

8. Gaiam 65cm Textured Balance Ball Kit

If you really want to improve your core strength, you should buy yourself a stability ball. Not only can you use it to exercise, you can also use it in place of a desk chair to help you work your core all day long.

Buy it at Kohls for $19.99.

9. Nike 4-Piece Training Kit

9. Nike 4-Piece Training Kit

One of the best ways to improve your strength is with resistance bands. This kit comes with one of those, a jump rope, a resistance circle, and a mesh bag.

Buy it at Kohls for $35.

10. Segmented Jump Rope

jump rope

Many people write off jumping rope as a children’s activity, but using a jump rope to exercise can improve your cardio. (Plus, it’ll make you feel like a kid again.)

Buy it at Target for $10.99.

11. Ignite by SPRI Adjustable Hand Grip Trainer

11. Ignite by SPRI Adjustable Hand Grip Trainer

If you ever notice your hands getting tired after writing a handwritten note, it might be because your hand is more used to using a computer than doing old-fashioned handwriting. Strengthen your hand with a grip strengthener like this one!

Buy it at Target for $17.49.

12. Perfect Fitness Ab Carver

ab roller

To really challenge yourself, try using an ab wheel like this one. It’s double-wide construction ensures stability while working on your abs of steel!

Buy it at Target for $17.99.

13. Wooden Balance Board

balance board

Most people don’t think much about balance, but it actually requires a lot of tiny muscle movements. Using a balance board like this one will help you work out all those small muscles!

Buy it at Target for $28.49.

14. Electronic Stepper With Accessories

stepper

If you want a single all-in-one workout device, get yourself an electronic stepper! This one comes complete with a variety of accessories, like resistance bands and handles.

Buy it at Target for $55.99.

Psst: If you choose to purchase an item on this list, LittleThings may receive a small cut. Each item and price is up to date at the time of publication; however, an item may be sold out or the price may be different at a later date.