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Top 5 Best Fitness Gear for Men

Hannah —  November 10, 2016

Fitness gear has come a long way since spandex and stationary bikes. Nowadays, there are plenty of options and top-notch fitness equipment, as well as modern functional apparel. Do you want to know how to transform your body? Go ahead and take a look at the following fitness gear.

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The Best Fitness Gear You Can Use

1.Rogue Sr-1 Bearing Speed Rope

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If you have not jumped a rope since high school, you do not know what you are missing out on. This old-school physical activity improves your cardio, movement, and coordination. This particular jumping rope has high-precision cartridge ball bearings.

 

2.Concept2 Ski-Erg

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Running and cycling have plenty of benefits for your body. This fitness gear relies more on your upper-body strength. Your arms, chest, and abs will work intensely.

3.Casio G-Shock

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This special watch helps you keeping track of your workout intervals. It can be programed to beep at certain periods of time. This watch is tested to military standards, so you can be rest assured of its quality.

4.Goruck Ruck Plates

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Walking with a weighted backpack is a simple exercise which crushes calories and protects your back. These plates slide perfectly intro your laptop’s bag or any other backpack you own.

5. Airex Balance Pad

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This is a gym accessory that you will constantly utilize. It is useful when you want to find the right depth on a rear-foot-elevated split squat or enhance your mobility.

What Should Not Miss from Your Fitness Wardrobe?

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  • A good hoodie. This is a classic piece of fitness clothing that never goes out of style. Buy one that fits you well and you will never need a technical warm-up jacket every again.
  • A stylish T-shirt. If you want to follow the trends, buy a fitness T-shirt that combines both style and functionality. It can be so cool that you can use it even at a brunch after your work out.
  • A fitness tracker. This is a great fitness gear if you want to measure your heart rate and burned calories. When it comes to fitness trackers, go for a black simple and elegant wristband.
  • A pair of versatile shorts. Pick a pair with multiple pockets. This way you can keep some of your personal belonging with you if you do not want to leave them in the men’s locker room. Go for subtle patterns. Choose shorts that are comfortable but do not show too much leg when you are doing your squats.

All in all, whether you are new to exercising or you are a workout pro, the fitness gear presented above will help you improving your gym abilities.

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Research indicates that regular short sessions of exercises make the perfect workout because they have numerous health benefits. Even if you cannot find time for a daily workout routine, there are several innovative and effective exercises including pushup workout and ab workouts that do not require much time to perform.

Neutral Back Exercises

You don’t need to get out of bed to try out back exercises. First, lie on your back and then heave your stomach in as you squeeze your abdominal muscles. Next, lean on your pelvis so that your back rests flat with no space between the back and the bed. Maintain this position until you start feeling some pain on your abdomen and then relax. This simple exercise can strengthen your back and relieve moderate back pain, especially if you feel tense, tired, and uncomfortable after work.

Get Fit At Work

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Avoid sitting up in a straight posture and tightening your abs while sitting at the office. You will find that it is quite difficult to maintain the straight posture throughout the day. Consider using your core muscles to prevent slouching and reduce the risk of back muscle imbalance and pain. For more benefits and added challenge, swap your desk chair with an exercise ball for some time. The exercise ball will force you to sit up straight, which will encourage you to use your core muscles. This is one of the most effective ways to work out if you do not have time for regular visits to the gym. Always take the stairs.
Taking the stairs instead of the lift will give you the chance to work out while at work. It will also help improve your blood circulation. Focus on working your abdominal muscles by squeezing the muscles in your midsection and standing upright as you lift your knee in each step. Raising your legs higher with each step you take will help work your leg muscles more effectively. This exercise will not only work your leg muscles, but it will also work your abdominal muscles. It is important to keep your hands off the stair railing as you take the steps on the stairs. Make sure you balance with each step to maintain your stability.

Luggage and Suitcase Workout

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Did you know that even traveling gives you a chance to work out? Well, carrying luggage is just one of the easiest ways to work out while traveling. However, it is important to maintain good posture, especially if you are carrying a messenger or duffel bag. Ensure that you wear the bag strap across your chest. This will help prevent you from leaning to either side. It will also ensure the stability of your body. Carrying luggage is one of the most effective shoulder workouts, back workouts, and leg workouts. Lifting luggage and putting them onto racks also helps to work out your abdominal and core muscles.

Spend Time with Your Kids

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You are guaranteed a great deal of fun and opportunities for quick workouts as you play with your kid. Carry your child using both hands and then slightly bend your elbows. Gently swing his/her legs from side to side. This type of exercise will work your biceps and triceps and allow you to have some fun with your kid in the process.

Stand and Work

Believe it or not, your brain will work effectively and you will feel less fatigued if you stand as much as possible as you work or study. Take these “standing breaks” after short intervals. This exercise will help you burn 25% more calories. Ensure that you don’t lean over a desk or wall while standing. Activities that can give you an excuse to stand while working include writing notes using a clip board, reading, and answering phone calls. This type of exercise can help you burn significant amounts of calories with time.To get even more of a workout don’t drive to work.Park your car at a distant location from your workplace and walk all the way to work. The best distance will be a mile or two from your office. However, ensure that the location you choose is safe to walk and easy to find parking.

Phone Push Ups and Tricep Workouts

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Try tricep and bicep workouts including, doing push-ups against your desk as you wait for an answer from the other end each time you make a phone call. If your phone does not have a speaker, use one hand to perform several one-armed push-ups. Alternate arms with each call you make.

Burn Calories

Avoid pastries during tea breaks and get out of the office to get some fresh air. Take a walk around the office block to refresh yourself mentally and physically. Walking at a speed of 4mph can help you burn 100 calories in just 15 minutes.

Pump Rubber

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Have some resistance gym workout bands at work. These are stretchy resistance bands made of latex that work your muscles as if they are lifting weight. Step on the resistance bands and perform five minutes of lateral squats, shrugs, and upright rows while on an office break. Doing these small exercises will help re-energize your body.

Volunteer

Volunteer to carry or lift anything that needs to be moved. Move the old cartons filled with office supplies, the new printer, or change the water jug at the office cooler. Some of your colleagues might think you are wasting your time by carrying out duties that you are not supposed to perform, but in essence you will be helping yourself to workout.

Working out does not have to be a time consuming exercise. There are various ingenious ways to have the perfect workout without committing yourself to long workout sessions. However, be sure to warm down or stretch after your workouts.

 

Fitness gear has come a long way since spandex and stationary bikes. Nowadays, there are plenty of options and top-notch fitness equipment, as well as modern functional apparel. Do you want to know how to transform your body? With summer knocking at the door, it is time to start looking good. Go ahead and take a look at the following fitness gear.

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The Best Fitness Gear You Can Use

Rogue Sr-1 Bearing Speed Rope

If you have not jumped a rope since high school, you do not know what you are missing out on. This old-school physical activity improves your cardio, movement, and coordination. This particular jumping rope has high-precision cartridge ball bearings.

fitness rope

Concept2 Ski-Erg

Running and cycling have plenty of benefits for your body. This fitness gear relies more on your upper-body strength. Your arms, chest, and abs will work intensely.

Casio G-Shock

This special watch helps you keeping track of your workout intervals. It can be programed to beep at certain periods of time. This watch is tested to military standards, so you can rest assured of its quality.

Goruck Ruck Plates

Walking with a weighted backpack is a simple exercise which crushes calories and protects your back. These plates slide perfectly intro your laptop’s bag or any other backpack you owe.

Airex Balance Pad

This is a gym accessory that you will constantly utilize. It is useful when you want to find the right depth on a rear-foot-elevated split squat or enhance your mobility.

What Should Not Miss from Your Fitness Wardrobe?

wristband tracker for men

  • A good hoodie. This is a classic piece of fitness clothing that never goes out of style. Buy one that fits you well and you will never need a technical warm-up jacket every again.
  • A stylish T-shirt. If you want to follow the trends, buy a fitness T-shirt that combines both style and functionality. It can be so cool that you can use it even at a brunch after your work out.
  • A fitness tracker. This is a great fitness gear if you want to measure your heart rate and burned calories. When it comes to fitness trackers, go for a black simple and elegant wristband.
  • A pair of versatile shorts. Pick a pair with multiple pockets. This way you can keep some of your personal belonging with you if you do not want to leave them in the men’s locker room. Go for subtle patterns. Choose shorts that are comfortable but do not show too much leg when you are doing your squats.

All in all, whether you are new to exercising or you are a workout pro, the fitness gear presented above will help you improving your gym abilities.

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We know staying in shape can be tough if you also have a job (probably one that doesn’t make your level of fitness a requirement) and a personal life. But the key to getting anything accomplished is baby steps. If you’re overall happy with the way you look now (maybe with a minor adjustment or two to be done), then staying in shape should be easy, as long as you make yourself a little routine. If all you can think about when you hear ‘routine’ in regards to fitness is a boring set of push-ups, don’t worry. We have far more fun things in mind.

1. Jumping rope

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Yes, jumping rope can be quite manly too, in case you’re wondering. Nothing manages to tone the muscles on your legs and butt quite as well, not to mention that it’s also a good cardio run-up. Last, but not least, a jump rope can also be very fun. Check one out here.

2. Light weights

If all you think about when you hear ‘weights’ is Pumping Iron and you’re not sure you are actually up for it, try to reconsider. If you adjust the weights you work with to something that feels light and casual enough not to be too much bother, you’re still doing your body an immense service. Staying in shape will be much more fun after a light snack, we promise.

3. A pull-ups bar

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A bar to help you do pull-ups is easy to install and pretty cheap. As an added plus, you can totally impress both your buddies and your female visitors by displaying one in the doorway between your living and the hallway. This bar on Amazon is a good example, but you can find tons of similar models.

4. A healthy snack

Snacking is important both before and after your mini-workout (as long as you don’t end up munching on more than you actually burned off, of course). We suggest any fruit or small handful of nuts you like. Macadamias are particularly great for your muscles, since they’re low of cholesterol and high in minerals like zinc and such.

5. A basic roller wheel

Another type of fitness equipment which doesn’t occupy much space (we totally understand if you don’t want to be one of those guys who turn their house into a gym) and is also an affordable alternative is the classic roller wheel. Check out this one on Amazon, for example. You can just take it out from under the bed whenever you’re willing to get your 12 minutes a day of exercise. We promise it’s enough for staying in shape and even toning up a bit, as long as the rest of your lifestyle is overall healthy!

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Golf Course Cigars

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