The 45 Best Fitness Products on Amazon, Based on Reviews
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For those who prefer to do their shopping from the comfort of their own homes, Amazon is a total lifesaver. You can truly buy just about anything on the website, from clothes to food to household essentials to plants. It's quite possible to never leave your house, especially when free shipping via Prime is involved.
One thing we like buying on Amazon is fitness gear—including equipment and activewear. But one of the most convenient things about the retailer (that is also the most overwhelming part) is that there are just so many options. We've rounded up some of the best fitness products you can buy on Amazon, based on reviews and our own editors' picks. Take a look below.
1. AmazonBasics Neoprene Dumbbell Weight Pair, Set of 2
Having some weights at home is pretty much a necessity, especially if you can't make it to the gym some days. The affordable set comes with three different sizes so it's easy to customize your workout routine. And it's well-rated on Amazon, too, with over 73,000 ratings and 5 stars.
2. Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands
Resistance bands are a must for strength training exercises, but they can also help with recovery and stretching. This pack comes with five bands of different resistance levels. Plus, it has over 114,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
3. 321 Strong Foam Roller
I have this particular foam roller at home, and I love how compact it is yet still very effective. I use it after workouts and also when my back and shoulders are aching after being hunched over my computer at work.
4. BalanceFrom GoYoga All-Purpose 1/2-Inch Extra Thick Mat With Carrying Strap
With over 85,000 ratings and 4.5 stars, this is the best-rated mat on Amazon. It's extra thick and provides some added cushion, which is good for your knees, elbows, hips, and spine. Plus, it comes with a carrying strap so you can easily tote it to class or store it in your closet.
5. AmazonBasics Medicine Ball
Use this top-rated medicine ball for exercises that work on your core strength and balance. It comes in different sizes, from four pounds to 12 pounds.
6. Yes4All Vinyl Coated Kettlebell
I have a love-hate relationship with kettlebell squats. I love that they definitely do something to my body, but I hate the actual act of doing one. They're tough! This kettlebell has over 16,000 ratings on Amazon and 5 stars and is labeled as an Amazon's Choice product.
7. UrbnFit Exercise Ball
You can do a lot with an exercise ball. Use it for ab workouts, stretching, yoga, even for sitting at your desk. One Amazon reviewer wrote, "This stability ball is far better quality than the one I already had. The material seems thicker and sturdier. It comes with a great hand pump (quiet, and no chirping like the cheaper models, and it inflates the ball very quickly)."
8. Synergee Core Sliders
I know I said I dread kettlebell workouts, but I think I might dread anything to do with sliders more. Ouch, I can just feel my abs getting sore by looking at them. No pain, no gain, and all that jazz, I guess. One reviewer wrote, "I would hands-down buy these again! They work great on both carpet (even my longer-ish carpet) and my hardwood floors. They're exactly as described, the perfect size... Nothing negative to say (except that my abs are killing me!)"
9. Degol Jump Rope
The adjustable jump rope works for both adults and kids. Maybe the best part is the ergonomic handles that will give you a comfortable grip as you're working out. It's a dependable basic, with one reviewer commenting, "A great jump rope: Does not tangle, is weighted just right, [and the] cord spins freely inside the handle, allowing for fast jumping."
10. Gaiam Essentials Yoga Bock
Practice those poses without worry about losing your balance or hurting yourself with these non-slip blocks. They're also helpful for deep stretches, too. One Amazon customer gave a rave review, with one caveat: "I really like these blocks. They are firm but have enough give that they don't hurt. I've even been using them in place a bolster until I get one and they're working great. I will say they 'dent' very easily so if you leave them on a textured surface, they'll take on that texture even if you don't have any weight on them."
11. BalanceFrom GoFit Fully Adjustable Ankle, Wrist, Arm, Leg Weights
If you want to add an extra challenge to your workout, try some ankle or arm weights. These come in different sizes, from two pounds to 20 pounds. They're an Amazon's Choice, too.
12. Gaiam Yoga Mat
Another high-rated yoga mat, this one from Gaiam is affordable and high-quality. It's lightweight yet thick and has a non-slip surface so you can flow with ease. One reviewer wrote, "A very cute mat. I have had expensive mats which are great, especially for balance issues (a denser/slightly thinner mat will actually be more supportive)—but this Gaiam mat has always been a good 'all-around' mat for me. Very good for basic yoga classes and I don't have to worry if it gets damaged."
13. TRX GO Suspension Training
You're probably already familiar with TRX, so there's not much else new that can said about this set. It makes it easy to work out at home with little to no other gear needed. Plus, when you buy this product, you get six months of free access to the TRX app so you can try a bunch of different recommended workouts. It's got over 10,000 ratings and five stars on Amazon.
14. UrbnFit Mini Pilates Ball
Use this smaller exercise ball for Pilates, barre, and core exercises. You can also use it for lower back and lumbar support, too. Many Amazon reviewers also say it comes in handy for exercises recommended by their physical therapists, so it's a truly versatile piece of equipment.
15. Stamina Mini Fitness Trampoline
Because sometimes it's fun to mix things up with your workouts, why not try a trampoline? They can be a lot of fun (and challenging, too).
16. ProBody Pilates Pilates Ring
Pilates rings look simple enough, but they can do so much. You can tone your thighs, abs, and legs with this unassuming piece of workout gear. One reviewer said, "I purchased this one to keep at the office. I like it because I can quickly do exercises by putting it between my ankles, above the knees, or in my hands. I can do a few quick exercises throughout the day to energize myself. This circle is sturdy, but not overly difficult to press… The cushioned pads feel nice on the palms and above the ankles where skin is sensitive."
17. Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Weights
With over 19,000 ratings and 5 stars, a lot of Amazon reviewers think these adjustable weights are worth the splurge. It comes with various sizes from five to 52.5 pounds. Plus, since it's just one pair, it won't take up too much space.
18. AmazonBasics High-Density Round Foam Roller
For another foam roller option, check out this one from Amazon's in-house brand. It comes in different sizes from 12 inches to 36 inches, so you can choose one based on your needs and body type. It's an Amazon's Choice with 92,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
19. OPTP The Original Stretch Out Strap With Exercise Book
When you just need a good stretch that makes you go "ahhh" in relief, you've got to get one of these straps. It comes with an instructional book for ideas on how to use the strap for stretching and exercise. It has over 22,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
20. The Step Original Aerobic Platform
This step aerobic platform has over 12,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. It has a non-slip top, and you can adjust the height from four inches to six inches, depending on your workout.
21. SPRI Exercise Dice
This isn't exactly a fitness essential, but it's a fun way to vary your workouts and try something different. Roll the dice to see what kind of workout you should do. It could be anything from jumping jacks for 90 seconds to crunches for 30 seconds. One reviewer wrote, "Bigger than expected but not too big that I wouldn't travel with them, great for those days you don't have a workout plan but want to get moving. Great to do alone, with a friend, or a group. The travel bag is a great storage tool."
1. NordicTrack T 6.5 Si Treadmill
If you're ready to take the plunge and invest in a treadmill, this one is a good option. It's a best seller on Amazon. This model comes with a 10-inch touchscreen, EKG grip pulse sensors, and a 30-day iFIT Family membership (virtual personal training). Plus, it folds up pretty easily, so it won't take up too much floor space when not in use.
2. Sunny Health & Fitness Mini Stepper With Resistance Bands
Another best seller, it's amazing that this piece of equipment is only about $60. Work your whole body out with the resistance bands and stepper, so you can give your chest, back, and shoulders a workout too. It has over 24,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
3. Marcy Weight Bench
For full-body workouts and weight training, this bench is super durable and affordable at just $75. One reviewer wrote, "This bench is pretty much as advertised. You will need to assemble it, but it was pretty easy to do... It seems lightweight, but it is pretty sturdy when using."
4. Exerpeutic Folding Magnetic Upright Exercise Bike With Pulse
If you don't want to splurge on one of those fancy exercise bikes, this one will do. It has over 22,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. Plus, it folds up to half of the assembled size, which is a pro for small-space dwellers.
5. Concept2 Model D Indoor Rowing Machine With PM5
Rowing can really give you a full-body workout and might even have a positive effect on your posture. This rowing machine has over 11,000 ratings and five stars on Amazon, which are pretty impressive stats. It has a performance monitor to track your progress and is adjustable for all different heights. And if you need to store it, you can separate it into two pieces.
1. Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm)
I'm pretty obsessed with my Apple Watch. I love using it to track my workouts and see how many calories I burn. It's fun to compare and contrast different fitness classes with the Workout app. Not to mention it keeps me on top of getting my steps in daily and making sure I stand up when I've been sitting at my desk too long.
2. Otium Wireless Headphones
At just under $20, these waterproof Bluetooth headphones are a steal. Plus, they've got over 14,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. They also feature and ergonomic design so they'll fit your ears comfortably.
3. Fitbit Charge 5
Use the Fitbit to optimize your workout routine. The health metrics dashboard will provide insight and stats into your overall daily activity and specific workouts. It also gives you a "Daily Readiness Score" that tells you if you're ready to work out or if it's a rest day—how cool is that?
4. Apple Airpods Pro
The AirPods Pro, an editor favorite in our office, are perfect for workouts. They're noise-canceling, so you can get in the groove, and they're sweat- and water-resistant. The silicone tips come in three different sizes so you can customize based on your ear shape, which means extra comfort.
5. Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones
If you prefer over-ear headphones, you can't go wrong with Beats. You can charge this one in 10 minutes and get three hours of play when the battery is low, which can last you at least two workout sessions. It's got over 26,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
1. Ododos High-Waist Yoga Pants
These yoga pants are a best seller on Amazon with 24,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. We love that they're affordable, comfortable (with pockets!), and come in a variety of colors.
2. Mirity Racerback Sports Bras
Built for medium- to high-intensity workouts, these sports bras will give you enough support and comfort during any type of exercise. Many reviewers say it's a good option for women with bigger boobs who might have a tough time trying to find a reliable sports bra.
3. IUGA High-Waist Yoga Pants
Another best seller on Amazon, these yoga pants have a high-rise waistband, two side pockets, and are made of a stretchy fabric that isn't see-through. One reviewer said, "I work out a lot and have tried many leggings, and these by far are the most comfortable to work out in! They def pass the squat test, are not see-through at ALL, and have convenient pockets that I didn't think I needed but love."
4. 90 Degree by Reflex Lightweight Running Track Jacket
If you're looking for something to wear on your outside runs or an extra layer for gym runs, this affordable track jacket might come in handy. It has over 6,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. It also has front pockets and thumbholes for extra convenience and comfort.
5. Core 10 All Around Sports Bra
Amazon has its own line of affordable activewear that comes highly recommended. This sports bra has a compression fit and is made of moisture-wicking performance fabric so you don't have to worry when you sweat. One reviewer wrote, "I run, practice yoga, golf, and walk—this sports bra was fantastic for each of these activities. The bra is supportive (no bounce) without being too much bra. The X-back makes it easy to get on and off; also, having a more open back is fantastic for warmer weather or not collecting too much sweat in cold weather gear. The straps do not cut into my shoulders."
6. Icyzone Workout Tank Tops
If you're looking for a classic, basic tank to wear to your next workout, these will get the job done. They're lightweight, moisture-wicking, and fitted. These come in a pack of three for under $25, so it's pretty much a steal.
7. New Balance FuelCore Nergize V1 Cross Trainer
Amazon's also a great place to get running shoes. The number of brands is both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. These sneakers from New Balance are a best seller with over 58,000 ratings and 4.5 stars. One reviewer wrote, "What a difference a pair of shoes makes! These are like walking on a cloud for both everyday wear and workouts. I broke them in at boot camp yesterday, and they were beyond comfortable. Can't recommend these enough, especially for women with wide feet."
8. Mippo Mesh Tank
The mesh panel on the back of this best-selling tank is very on-trend yet also practical because of its breathability. One reviewer wrote, "Great workout shirts! I usually wear a small and ordered a small and they fit great! Wore them for weightlifting one night and cardio one morning, and they worked really well and are very comfy. Will be buying in more colors."
1. Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Water Bottle
There's a reason Hydro Flasks are so popular. They really keep your drinks cold or hot and are so easy to tote around on errands or at the gym. It's an Amazon's Choice and has over 25,000 ratings and 5 stars.
2. Adidas Defender III Small Duffel
This small Adidas duffle has everything you need storage-wise for the gym, like a roomy main compartment, a pocket for your shoes, and an outside zipper pocket for smaller items. One reviewer wrote, "This bag is magical. I bought it for the gym as well as for when I go on trips, and when it arrived, I was curious as to how much I could fit inside it. I literally just put clothes for four days, my laptop, makeup, and my skincare in this bag. There's probably room for a bit more in here too. You can definitely fit a lot of stuff inside considering its dimensions. I'm wowed."
3. Rainleaf Microfiber Towel
This compact towel is pretty versatile. It's easy to tote along with you to workouts, but you can also bring it when you're camping, headed to the beach, or on vacation. It comes in various sizes, from X-small (12 by 24 inches) to XX-large (40 by 72 inches). It's a best seller on Amazon with over 19,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
4. Saucony 8-Pair Performance No-Show Sport Socks
When you work out a couple times a week, you don't want to constantly have to do laundry. That's why you've got to stock up on the necessities, like socks. These are an Amazon's Choice with 93,000 ratings and five out of five stars. They're made to keep your sweaty feet dry with mesh ventilation and material that is ultra-wicking.
5. Adidas Superlite Relaxed Fit Performance Hat
This cap is great for outdoor exercise because it has perforation for air flow, plus it provides sun protection. There's also a hook-and-loop back closure so you can adjust the fit.
6. Pogo BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottle With Chug Lid
You really can't find a better deal than this $10 water bottle. It's BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and has a sport top so you can easily chug water during or after an intense workout. It has over 44,000 ratings and 4.5 stars.
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This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.