Fitness

AquaBLAST Underwater Punching Bag

$109.99 Amazon »

It seems to me the AquaBLAST Underwater Punching Bag is what boxing would be like in one of my nightmares where I can only move and do stuff in slow motion. In other words: Not. Cool...

Upaloop Fitness Stool

$99.97 Amazon »

Upaloop-a, doompa-de-doo / I've got a brand new workout for you. Upaloop-a, doompa-de-dee / A fitness stool that will shrink a belly...

Yoga Auxiliary Chair

$145.99 Amazon »

Yoga Auxiliary Chair? Yoga Auxiliary Chair? Psssh, yeah. Yoga Auxiliary Chair. This is a sex chair if I ever saw one. Even the lady "doing yoga" on it looks like she supports my position. (And looks like she could support...

Walkolution Manual Treadmill Desks

$5,566 - $10,668 Walkolution »

Walk. Work. Walk while working. Work while walking. Ugh. It's like a bunch of F-words in a row, but with Ws. And speaking of F-words, F Walkolution manual treadmill desks. It's bad enough I have to perform mental gymnastics...

OODA Ball Free Weight Punching Bag

$86 - $94 Kickstarter »

Oooo, da ball's flyin' back at my face. Better punch it again or it's gonna fall! The OODA Ball combines the weight of a medicine ball, with the tactile sensation of a boxing bag, with the bounceback-right-at-your-kisser...

NormaTec 2.0 Legs - Air Compression Leg Massagers

$749 Amazon »

Who is this Norma and what does she know about air compression tech that's going to hug-massage my legs into a state of warm bliss? (Whilst simultaneously, and delightfully, making my lower half look like the proton-pack-blasted...

Chi Swing Machine

$285 Amazon »

Daiwa says their Vitality Swing, a chi swing machine, provides "passive exercise," and I don't know if that's true or possible, but I sure do like the sound of it. When in use, the machine sways back and forth, creating...

The-O Exercise Bike

A 2021 Red Dot Design Award winner, The-O is a stationary exercise bike that doubles as "an appealing piece of furniture" when not in use. Its designers, Kim Dambi, Kim Kyung Jin, Park Sangjin, and Park Sung Soon, see...

Innova Advanced Heat & Massage Inversion Table

$199.95 Amazon »

How do you ruin a massage? Make me get it in various states of hanging upside down. An advanced heat and massage inversion table, Innova? Who am I, Batman?...

Back Stretcher with Infrared Heating Pad

Sold Out Amazon »

Whose back is jacked? UTK's adjustable back stretcher comes topped with an infrared heating pad to provide additional muscular release and relaxation as you lengthen your spine, and let loose the cricks from your lumbar...

Ryflx Reaction Time, Coordination & Agility Trainer

$118 - $213 Kickstarter »

WFH fatigue. Zoom fatigue. COVID-related brain fog. Fun stuff? Nope. But the Ryflx reaction time, coordination & agility trainer, an attempt at curing such maladies, might be...

PIVOT Bed - Convertible Bed & Home Gym

$3,114.10 - $4,475.16 PIVOT Fitness »

"Pivot" was one of 2020's most pervasive buzzwords. And while Colin and Patricia Montgomery began working on their convertible PIVOT Bed in 2019, and it's now obviously 2021, the transforming bed-to-home-gym still hits...

Bullbar Freestanding, Folding Pull-Up Bar

$329 Bullbar »

I suck at pull-ups. But at least with the Bullbar, I can save the strength I'd normally expend to assemble, set up, and fight with my wife about how I didn't really ruin the doorway installing a pull-up bar, and direct...

Cryosleeve BOA Compression Ice Sleeve

$99.99 - $119.99 Amazon »

It sounds fancy, but Cryosleeve maker Recoup is quick to point out that the combination of "cryotherapy" and "compression" their pain and inflammation tool provides is really just a nice mix of ice and squeezing tight...

Kettlecross: The Kettlebell Hybrid

$56 - $319 Kickstarter »

Kettlecross, I appreciate your kettlebell hybrid design - the idea, the thought that's gone into it, the elimination of wrist and forearm stress during use. But I just can't pass up this opportunity to say: Yo, dudes!...

MonkeyFeet - Lift Dumbbells with Your Feet

Know what MonkeyFeet mean? No more sticking that dumbbell in your sweaty knee crease to do some donkey kicks and fire hydrants. The ability to do ham curls and weighted leg extensions without fancy gym machines. With...

HYPERBELL - Turn Your Dumbbells Into a Full Home Gym

$49 - $159 Jayflex Fitness »

HYPERBELL knows the home gym I've spent the last year-and-a-half building isn't going anywhere, regardless of when and whether I can go back to group fitness facilities. But, at least according to my wife, we need to...

VersaLifts V2 Heel Lift Inserts

$28.99 Amazon »

VersaLifts V2 Heel Lifts aren't here to help you get higher, the athletic shoe inserts are here to help you get lower. Made for people who want to squat deep, but have limited ankle mobility (yes, apparently there is...

Playpulse ONE Gaming Exercise Bike

$1,199 - $1,999 Playpulse »

If fitness instructors with boundless energy and endless inspirational sound bites, or filmed rides through the French countryside and Swiss Alps aren't enough to get you on a stationary bike, Playpulse is hoping immersive...

Bike Frame Sweat Net for Indoor Cycling

$10.99 Amazon »

The Bicycle Trainer Sweat Net from RockBros looks kind of like a diaper for your Peloton, bike trainer, or other stationary exercise bike. Except rather than keeping the bike's unsavory fluids in, the Sweat Net is designed...

RENPHO Smart Body Measuring Tape

$29.99 Amazon »

The RENPHO Smart Body Measuring Tape reminds me of the fitness tests I used to have to take each year during elementary school PE. A timed mile run. Pullups. The Sit & Reach box o' flexibility. And the...for lack of knowing...

Small Business Shoutout: Alchemy 365 Fitness Platform

$19.99 Alchemy 365 »

HIIT the yoga mat. A fitness streaming service with in-person studios in Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO, Alchemy 365 classes combine intervals of strength building moves with bursts of cardio, and bookend them with a...

ChopFit Chopper Functional Trainer

$99.95 Amazon »

Will you get a load of the legs on ChopFit's Chopper demo dude? Holy functional training axe, Batman, forget ripped, chiseled, and cut! If using the Chopper means I have any hope of building a fortress of muscle like...

STRYK RXT-1 Robotic Striking Coach

$749 - $1,399 STRYK »

Your dreams of being bitch slapped by a robot? Meet RXT-1. He makes dreams come true. A forthcoming "robotic striking coach" from STRYK USA, the RXT-1 mounts to your wall and uses 4 removable padded arms to spar with...