Stick To Your New Year's Resolution With This Home Gym Equipment—On Sale Now!

Save on everything you need to stay on track with your fitness goals this year and beyond.

January 11, 2018
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Now that it’s 2018, you’re probably well underway with your New Year’s resolutions. And, it’s pretty likely that getting in shape is at the top of your list. The good news is most retailers are here to help you out, by offering amazing discounts on popular fitness equipment you can use at home.

So, if 2017’s common excuse was “I don’t have time to get to the gym,” you’re in luck! There’s no getting around meeting your goals and fitting in a sweat session when you can do so at your convenience, in the comfort of your home.

MORE: 6 Ways Nutritionists Actually Stick To Their New Year's Resolutions

“As a busy [woman], you can have every intention of getting to the gym, but life gets in the way. Kids get sick; sitters cancel; cars need to be serviced. But, if you have gym equipment at home, then you can improvise and not miss a sweat session,” says Rebecca Gahan, certified personal trainer, and owner and founder of [email protected] Fitness in Chicago.

However, getting equipment is just the first step—you’ll want to learn how to maximize your workout with your new gear. And here, you’ll learn to go just that. Read on for 12 great pieces of equipment to keep in your home (all on sale now!), plus exactly how to use each item to get a great workout.

(Get fit at home! For dozens of 10- to 20-minute routines you can do in your living room, check out Salty Cat Workouts—the all-new site that features the world’s best video workouts for free!)

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Weider 2980 Home Gym with 214 Lbs. of Resistance

“The Weider 2980 is ideal if you want to target muscle groups individually with one inexpensive, space-saving, and multifunctional piece of equipment, Gahan says. “You have the ability to perform leg extensions, lat pulldowns, chest flys, bicep curls, and more.” Think of this piece as your go-to if you're trying to improve your strength and get toned.

Buy now: $193.99, walmart.com

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Weider 200 lb Rubber Hex Dumbbell Weight Set, 10-30 lb with Weight Rack

“If you have a set of light to heavy dumbbells, you can perform an entire lower and upper body workout in your living room,” Gahan says. For a full body workout, try doing lunges, squats, deadlifts, military presses, renegade rows, hammer curls, and Russian twists. Tired yet? (You can also use your new dumbbells to complete these 3 quick sculpting moves that will torch calories.)

Buy now: $240, walmart.com

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Best Choice Products Elliptical Bike 2-in-1 Cross Trainer Exercise Fitness Machine

This elliptical can provide an efficient total body cardiovascular workout with minimal impact on the knee and hip joints, says Gahan. “The addition of movable arms and a cross ramp [for resistance] increases caloric burn,” she explains. (Be sure to avoid these 10 mistakes you’re making on the elliptical.)

Buy now: $119.94, walmart.com

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Zelus Cast Iron Vinyl Coated Kettlebell Set

Those colorful little bells can be a major calorie torcher. “Kettlebells are ideal ways to break down muscle and shock the body since the weight is unevenly distributed,” says Gahan. “The kettlebell swing, for example, engages the glutes, the core, hamstrings, and upper body muscles, like arms, shoulders, upper back, and chest, says Gahan.

Buy now: $8.28, walmart.com

Check out this video to learn how to safely do some must-try kettlebell moves:

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BOSU Home Balance Trainer

“If you want one piece of equipment to enhance your cardio and strength, the BOSU is it,” says Gahan. Here’s why: The BOSU provides you with an unstable surface, forcing your body to recruit additional muscle groups to hold you steady. This makes exercises more challenging. “For example, you can have one foot on the BOSU as you laterally lunge side to side. Or you can use BOSU, turned upside down with rounded part touching the ground, to complete burpees,” she says. (Find out what happened when one woman did 30 burpees a day for two weeks.)

Buy now: $103.96, walmart.com

 
 
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ProForm Treadmill With EKG Monitor & Ab Machine Bundle

There’s a reason the treadmill has been a gym staple forever. Running or walking on a treadmill is the quickest and easiest way to burn calories, says Gahan. “Add to your intensity by increasing the incline but keeping your speed consistent. Even a 1% incline will make a significant difference,” she says. (Looking for a less expensive treadmill option? Check out the Confidence Power Trac. It’s only $200 on jet.com and is perfect for walking and light jogging. It even folds up so you can store it in an extra room or large closet.)

Buy now: $699.99, walmart.com

To ward off injury, do these cool-down exercises after your walks:

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Exercise Latex Tube Resistance Bands

If you’re creating an in-home gym with only a tiny bit of space, heavy or large exercise equipment might not be an option. The solution? Resistance bands. “If space and money are issues, resistance bands are a great alternative to challenge muscles and helping to lean and tone,” says Gahan. (Try these 10 exercise band moves that will sculpt your entire body.)

Buy now: $6.88-$6.99, walmart.com

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Fuel Pureformance Textured Medicine Ball

This medicine ball is a great addition to a home gym. “You can hold the medicine in both hands to perform Russian twists, woodchoppers, and sit-ups with a chest press,” Gahan suggests. With just one medicine ball you can work several muscles groups, especially the core and upper body.

Buy now: $9.99-24.99, walmart.com

 
 
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Yes4All Dual Grip Pilates Resistance Fitness Ring

If you prefer lower-intensity workout, like Pilates, a fitness ring or magic circle should be your go-to. It's easy to keep in your home and can help you shape your inner thighs and arms. “The resistance ring is the perfect complement to hip abduction and adduction exercises” Gahan says. (Try these 4 ways to tone your inner thighs with a magic circle and these 5 ways to tone your arms using a magic circle to get a full body workout right in your living room.)

Buy now: $9.99, walmart.com

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Fuel Pureformance Olympic Bench with Squat Rack, 2-Piece

“If you have an Olympic bar, bench, and squat rack, you can load up a barbell heavier than normal because the rack minimizes the workload when picking up and returning the barbell,” Gahan explains. In turn, this single piece of equipment allows you to lift more weight with every squat deadlift, lunge, and chest press, she says. The more you're able to challenge your body, the faster your goals can be met, making this rack a must-buy. (Psst! Here's how to do squats and lunges without killing your knees.)

Buy now: $149.99, walmart.com

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Gold's Gym Total-Body Training System Suspension Trainer

Looking to make your bodyweight training more challenging? A suspension trainer is just what you need. “This suspension trainer allows your body to decline and incline to a greater degree during common exercises like push-ups and bicep curls, thereby increasing the level of difficulty and elevating the heart rate,” says Gahan. “When pulling the body up, the more horizontal your body is lying, the more difficult the exercise, and the more the core region engages,” she explains. The best part: You don't need a ton of room to use one. You can anchor the trainer to a door or hang it from your ceiling.

Buy now: $17.99, walmart.com

 
 
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Fitness Reality S275 Exercise Bike

Love Spinning? Sneak in a workout at home with this affordable piece of cardio equipment. “This indoor training bicycle is portable and lightweight, which is ideal if you have small kids and need to move from room to room with them during your fitness routine,” says Gahan. It also doesn’t make a lot of noise, so it won’t upset the neighbors at night or make noise if people are sleeping in the house.

Buy now: $119, walmart.com