In your mind, picture a workout. The scene probably looks like a regular gym, with large machines and numerous weights. But what if you have to stay at home or travel for work? Suspension straps and resistance bands help you work out anywhere, using your body weight or elastic tension instead of dumbbells. Here are six of the best kits currently available—now with up to 64 percent off MSRP at the PopSci Shop.
Bodyweight workouts are really popular right now and for good reason. These suspension sets help you get a full-body workout at home, without loads of equipment.
This versatile kit comes with two straps which you can shorten or lengthen by up to 8 feet, for different exercises. Made from strong nylon, the military-grade straps can hold 400 pounds and they come with a rock-solid door anchor. Normally priced at $47, NOSSK TWIN PRO is now only $39.99 with a visual exercise guide included.
With straps that can support up to 1,300 pounds, the EDGE set helps you take your suspension training to the next level. Perfect for workouts and rehab exercise, the set comes with a strong door anchor that is easy to install and a carry bag. It’s worth $149, but you can grab the set now for just $53.99.
To reach an even greater range of muscles, you might want to try resistance training. These sets should help you strengthen your shoulders, biceps, and thighs.
This bundle from Maji Sports offers a full-body workout. Along with strong resistance bands, it includes a stretch band for working your chest, back, triceps, and biceps. You also get a tube for working your back, and discs for increasing the difficulty of core exercises. It’s usually $134, but you can get the set now for $64.99.
Featuring light, medium, and strong resistance bands, this set from Nicole Miller helps you get toned at home. The bands are small enough to take anywhere, but you can use them for a huge range of exercises—from stabilizing joints to building stamina. They are worth $29, but you can get the set now for $16.99.
With five different levels of resistance, GearPride Bands help you train every muscle at exactly the right level of intensity. This set includes bands rated at 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 pounds, with non-slip handles and a strong metal buckle. It even comes with soft ankle straps for leg day. Usually priced at $46, the Workout from Home Kit is now just $39.99.
According to Men’s Health, “MoonRun uses suspension and gravity to offer a low-impact solution to monotonous treadmill running.” The device combines resistance and cardio, with virtual apps for remote coaching and classes. It was designed by a physical therapist, and you can use it even in small apartments. Usually priced at $399, the set is currently just $249.
Prices subject to change.
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