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Best Home Fitness Equipment?

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So far my "best buys" include:

*Pull up bar

*Stability Ball

*Perfect Pushup

*Adjustable Bench

*Dumbbells

I'm looking to pick up a heavy resistance cable soon too (those rubber tubes with handles).

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atomicbliss

I'm loving my stability ball, too.  It's affordable and really gives me a good workout (the feet on ball pike kills me!)

The dumbbells are also great, but I was extremely suprised how expensive they can get and have resorted to buying 1 of various weights. 

I'm also looking into resistance bands.

Posted by atomicbliss on Jan. 13, 2009 at 02:17PM

jasonryer

Home Fitness Workouts by FitDeck

I often use no equipment for my exercise but definitely use FitDeck as a guide.

 

If you have a cell phone (especially BlackBerry), you'll have to check out our FitDeck app at

http://www.fitdeckmobile.com

 

If I am using equipment, I typically use a pull-up bar and/or stability ball.

Posted by jasonryer on Jan. 15, 2009 at 05:16PM

sewblue

resistance bands

resistance bands are a must have for me. You can do so many exercises with it, and you really feel your muscles working if you do the exercises correctly. I also love my stability ball.

Posted by sewblue on Jan. 20, 2009 at 09:44PM

kevin_2

I agree the perfect push up is definitely a great pick up

Posted by kevin_2 on Mar. 17, 2009 at 08:27AM

Tlamb

A VKR Station with pull-up bar is a good item to have for about $100.

Posted by Tlamb on Mar. 18, 2009 at 09:32AM

aheath

I love my TRX. Tons of things to do with it. I made my own.

I also use:

  a step (for strength training not step aerobics)

  balance ball

  ab roller

  hand weights

 

Posted by aheath on Mar. 24, 2009 at 07:41AM

haleyestes

Kettlebells

My husband introduced me to kettlebells when we 1st met, and I was hooked.  I HATED lifting weights, but the compound kettlebell movements make my workout more enjoyable.  Plus, they make for a great workout!

Posted by haleyestes on Apr. 26, 2009 at 07:44PM

TiagoDM

Wii

Hey, I don't use any equipment at home... i have a few weights and a rope, but wii balance board would be "the thing", 'cause you will be burning without even notice.

Posted by TiagoDM on May. 18, 2009 at 06:07PM

stooboy

resistance bands?

ive got some of the equipment mentioned I was thinking of adding a medicine ball, also anyone have links to good resistance band exercises, i only know about 2 and would like to vary it up a bit.

Posted by stooboy on Jun. 10, 2009 at 06:59AM

jasonryer

Bodylastics and FitDeck

Here's the perfect combo for resistance band workouts:

Bodylastics has durable bands - www.bodylastics.com

and FitDeck has the Resistance Tube exercises - www.fitdeck.com/boosters_resistance_tube.php

Enjoy!

Posted by jasonryer on Jun. 11, 2009 at 09:38PM