On the surging market of at-home fitness equipments

With adjustable dumbbells, skipping ropes and yoga blocks flying off shelves, the market for at-home fitness equipment is going strong even in 2021

In the summer of 2020, partners Rhea and Raunaq Singh Anand watched their friends and family dive into a new-found rigour of daily workouts. Behind the frantic endeavour was the belief that being fitter than they were meant the better their body’s chances of contracting COVID.

They decided to make space for and build a home gym in their Delhi house. It was then that a business idea took shape. Close to a year later, the partners have launched Flexnest, one of India’s first personal fitness brands selling 12 essentials solely for home use.

Rhea and Raunaq have identified that though home gyms were all the rage in June 2020 when we believed that the cure was just one magic vaccine away, the big picture is that

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Avoiding the gym? Here’s the best equipment to build your home workout space

Although gyms have reopened, you still may be hesitant to return to the facilities due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But, that doesn’t mean you have to throw away your fitness goals for the new year — especially when it’s possible to exercise at home.

At-home workout equipment sales have been booming, especially with machines such as Peloton stationary bikes.

Whether you’re aiming to burn fat, build muscle or just remain in shape, we found equipment to help you build your own home workout space.

Bowflex and Walmart

(Photo courtesy of Bowflex and Walmart)Bowflex and Walmart

It’s recommended to do moderate-intensity exercise about two or three days a week for at least 30 minutes, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Here are some cardio machines to consider, along with some deals:

Bowflex C6 Bike for $999

EUROCO Elliptical Trainer Magnetic for $370, instead of $499

Stamina Magnetic Rowing Machine

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High Tech Fitness Equipment: How to Buy and What Features to Look For

Mirror, Tonal, Tempo, Jaxjox…If you’ve heard of these brands, then you’ve heard of the newest workout trend: high-tech fitness. These high-tech systems help create a workout studio experience in the comfort of your home. From streaming live workouts right on your wall to digitally adjustable weights, these setups might be the closest replacement we have to IRL fitness classes.

The at-home tech equipment space has grown in popularity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic—many of the products are space saving, have adjustable weight settings, and offer varied workout content, Chris Howell, C.S.C.S., founder of SPX Gym Design, tells SELF. The ability to bring all of that right to your home can be attractive to those who want to avoid a crowded gym.

Some of these smart systems even include all the necessary equipment, which takes the guesswork out of having to shop around for the right tools for your workouts, Ava

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STRONG Nation Workout Class | POPSUGAR Fitness

As the weather gets colder, it can be difficult to push yourself to go on daily walks, let alone complete a full-body workout. Finding a routine that checks all the boxes — effective, no-equipment, upbeat — is key to getting over the mid-winter workout slump. That’s where STRONG Nation™ comes in.

STRONG Nation™ is a high-intensity, total-body workout that will give you the confidence you need to get up and get moving. The high-energy routines tone every muscle group by combining plyometric movements like high knees with isometric movements like lunges. But unlike traditional HIIT classes, this one motivates you through the music. Every move is synced to the beat of original tunes, so you can stop counting reps and focus on the training.

Whether you’re a beginner who wants to incorporate some strength training into your workouts or someone who is looking for a new physical challenge, STRONG Nation™

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