While the community quarantine gave us plenty of time to test out different recipes in the kitchen, working out seems to be another trend as people pass time at home. There are plenty of videos of people trying out different workout challenges like Chloe Ting‘s and chances are, you’ve already planned on following them as well.
This is your sign to get that balik alindog program started! Gyms might not open anytime soon and fortunately, there are workout equipment you can buy online. Whether you miss the gym or simply want to get moving, check out this various equipment that would help you achieve your body goals.
Whether you’re practicing yoga or following a workout routine with different exercises (without other equipment), yoga mats help keep you safe from accidents. It provides insulation between your body and the floor and prevents you from slipping and sliding. Yoga mats also provide cushion, which is essential especially when you’re practicing poses and doing exercises that involves jumping and putting force on your wrists.
Get one for Php 1,392 here.
Weighted Jump Rope
When following workout videos become too repetitive and boring, you can switch things up by jumping rope. Remember the seemingly endless summer afternoons spent playing Chinese garter? Put them to good use! Jumping rope is a good exercise that will make you sweat in no time. It’s a form of cardio that has multiple benefits like improving your coordination and strength of lower-leg muscles. Plus, you can pretty much do it anywhere. If you love a challenge, you can also take it up a notch by investing in a weighted jump rope.
Get one for Php 199 here.
According to Harvard Medical School, stretching keeps your muscles strong, flexible, and healthy. Stretching before and after exercising is a must as it reduces your risk for injuries. And you can incorporate foam rolling when you stretch. When you begin exercising, you might feel sore for a couple of days and foam rollers can help relieve you of soreness, muscle tightness, and improve joint motion. Foam rollers also help relieve back pain!
Get one for Php 837 here.
Resistance bands are commonly used for strength training and physical therapy. If you want to tone your body and build more strength, you might want to invest in these bands. You can also incorporate bands in your workouts if you want them to be more challenging. Aside from toning and increasing strength, resistance bands also provide assistance when you’re stretching or doing exercises like pull-ups.
Get a set for Php 529 here.
Resistance bars come in very handy if you don’t have a lot of space at home and aren’t ready to invest in multiple pieces of equipment all at once. This type of equipment is usually used in pilates and can be in replacement of barbells (weightlifting) and saddle row machines found in gyms.
Get one for Php 741 here.
Wheel Ab Roller
Want to get that rock hard abs or toned tummy? Wheel ab rollers will help you with that. It doesn’t only build strength on your abs, but also makes them look more defined.
Get one for Php 774 here.
Push-up brackets help are for exercises that tone your arms and chest. Plus, they’re not solely for push-ups. There are plenty of exercises you can use them with — just see the video above.
Get a pair for Php 560 here.
Dumbbells are good equipment to keep at home. You don’t need an elaborate set-up; just pick them up and you’re good to go. They’re good for the upper body, lower body, and core exercises like bicep curls, shoulder raises, and chest flyes. All for that toned arms and chest!
Get a pair for Php 759 here.
Summer 2020 may have been canceled but have you started that balik andog program yet?