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Exercise equipment designed for home use

If you are in the high risk category, at home exercise equipment may be a better alternative to going to gym or yoga class. As some countries are experiencing not only third waves of mass infections of COVID-19 but infections from various variants like the “Brazil variant” or the “UK variant”, it would seem like the virus will be with us for quite some time.

So going to the gym, or even the routine morning jog is currently no longer an option with social distancing protocols currently in place. The next best solution would be a home gym designed to suit your specific needs. A home gym that comprising the right exercise equipment, that would accomplish your specific fitness goals.

Affordable exercise equipment

Professional exercise equipment can be expensive, but there are products designed for home use that can give the benefits of a gym with out the hefty price tag. Staying physically fit has almost become a life and death matter, as obesity has been linked to complications related to COVID-19 infections. Not only is it considered in some circles as a comorbidity, but it lengthens the time it would take for you to recover should you become infected. If you are already in shape this would mean you would have to stay in shape. If you are overweight, this would mean that you would have to lose the weight.

Even though the news cycles have been saturated with what seems like only COVID-19 related news, we must forget that lifestyle diseases or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) not only affect your survival rate where this virus is concerned but can impact on your quality of life or even end it prematurely. NCDs refer to diseases like Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease and Cancer. All of these diseases can be prevented through positive lifestyle changes through a healthy diet and exercise. At the end of this article we have included links should you like to read more on the topic.

Yoga Exercise Equipment

Anself 5pcs Yoga Equipment Set Include Yoga Ball Yoga Blocks Stretching Strap Resistance Loop Band Exercise Band

5pcs yoga kit include:

1*Yoga ball, 1*Yoga block, 1*Yoga stretching band, 1*Resistance loop band, 1*cotton strap.
Yoga ball: PVC constructed, free of BPA, for pilates, yoga, back and abdominal training or sports relaxation.
Yoga block: Lightweight foam block provide stability and balance needed in practice to help with optimal alignment, deeper poses and increase strength.
Yoga cotton strap: Two D-rings provide great assistance for holding the poses longer and with comfort to increase flexibility of your body.
Stretching band: 59in long latex band for men and women to tone, strengthen and core, upper body, lower body, leg or arms.
Resistance loop band: Help squats, warm up the muscle of hip and legs before fitness and have a stretch of muscle after yoga and other sports.

Cycling Exercise Equipment

Schwinn Magnetic Resistance Bike Trainer

Schwinn Magnetic Resistance Bike Trainer:

  • Indoor bicycle trainer with magnetic resistance
  • Fits most bikes ranging from 26″ to 700c/28″
  • Collapsible Bike Trainer
  • Magnetic resistance
  • Steel, quick-release rear skewer included
  • Schwinn bike trainer comes with leveling feet for stabilizing
  • Heavy-duty frame
  • Offers 5 levels of resistance

Now $69.00 Was $109.99

Feedback Sports Omnium Rollers


  • Progressive magnetic resistance
  • No assembly required€“simply unfold and mount bike
  • Bearings are greased and sealed, requiring no maintenance
  • Includes heavy-duty tote bag for transport and storage


  • Total weight: 13.2 lbs. (6.21 kg)
  • Folded dimensions: 25.75? x 7.25? x 8?
  • (66 cm x 18 cm x 20 cm)
  • Accepts forks w/ standard QR, 12 x 100, 15 x 100 & 15 x 110 (boost) thru axles
  • Accommodates wheel sizes 600c €“ 700c, 26?-29?
  • Aluminum drums: 4.0? diameter, double-wall

Low impact exercise equipment

Weider Ultimate Body Works with Adjustable Resistance

Adjustable Bench

  • Target different muscle groups by changing the bench’s incline with a pulley on each side

Rolling Seat

  • A rolling seat allows you to glide back and forth for smooth, fluid movements. Similar to a pilates reformer.

Cable and Pulley System

  • Experience improved versatility and a greater range of motion

Resistance Bands

  • Increase weight resistance up to 50 lbs with the addition of the 4 resistance bands
  • Increase weight resistance beyond the user’s own body weight

SpaceSaver Design

  • Your Total Body Works bench conveniently folds up for easy storage


  • 48” H x 27.5” W x 59” L

250 Lb. Weight Limit

Home Gym exercise equipment

Marcy Home Gym Cage System Workout Station for Weightlifting, Bodybuilding and Strength Training MWM-7041

Marcy Cage System:

  • High and low pulley positions for upper and lower body exercises
  • Lat and tricep bar
  • Wide-grip pull-up handles
  • Adjustable-height chromed dip handles
  • Adjustable, commercial-style Olympic barbell catches
  • Adjustable, commercial-style safety catches
  • Olympic plate loaded trolley
  • Foot plate for seated row exercises
  • Kettle weight and weight plate storage organizer
  • Open, full-cage design for safe training
  • Heavy-duty, high-quality construction
  • MWM-7041 cage system for a variety of workouts
  • Based on the classic power rack design found in most health clubs and gyms
  • Ideal for strength training in the comfort of your own home


ManufacturerImpex Fitness
Resistance MethodPlate Loaded
Fitness GoalBuild Muscle
Recommended UseTotal Body
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)56.00 x 61.00 x 85.00 Inches

Interactive exercise equipment

Commercial S15i Studio Cycle

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