Stay fit in small apartments with these fitness gadgets

All of this time spent around the house is doing weird things to a lot of people. You're cleaning more than you ever cleaned before, organizing all of those old drawers, and maybe you even want to start a fitness regimen. But you're stuck in your small apartment, and the last thing you have room for is a large machine. Or maybe you're just trying to keep up with the fitness habits you had in place before this whole mess started. That's why we've rounded up a list of fitness gadgets for small spaces.

Stay fit in small apartments with these fitness gadgets
Escape Fitness Deck 2.0 Portable Workout Platform in Use

Isolation does weird things to a person. For many of us, the gym is the last place we want to go to. We’ll find a million reasons to skip it. But when you’re stuck at home, you start to think about doing things that never held any appeal to you before. Like exercising. Or maybe you’re lamenting the loss of heading to the gym to work out your stressful day on the treadmill and throw some weights around. (There are actually people who like the gym. Who knew?) But you don’t have access to the fitness gadgets you’re used to using. And what if you live in a small space? You need something that’s going to fit both your lifestyle and your space.

If you’ve been straddling the line between wanting to keep up on or start a fitness regimen and just saying, “Forget about it until things are back to normal,” you might want to think about daily exercise. A lot of us are struggling right now, and the mental benefits of exercise are pretty well-documented. Studies show that daily exercise can help with depression, anxiety, and stress. And if you’re anything like us, you’re feeling at least one of those.

Exercise also helps to improve your immune system, as does meditation. And don’t you want to do anything you can right now to improve your immune system? Global pandemics aren’t really a great time to let that bodily function weaken.

So, take a deep breath, prepare yourself to exercise daily, and check out all of these home workout gadgets that won’t take up much room at all. We have everything you’ll need to consider, such as gadgets for posture, tracking your progress, and sore muscles. And be sure to hydrate well!

Escape Fitness Deck 2.0 Portable Workout Platform

Enjoy a varied and challenging step workout with the Escape Fitness Deck 2.0 Portable Workout Platform. This versatile tool offers 16 configurations for cardio and strength workouts, making it ideal for any home gym. The Escape Deck 2.0 provides target zones for additional programming options for BODYPUMP and stepping sessions. Additionally, it comes with integrated storage space, allowing you to quickly access resistance bands, hand weights, or other gear during your training.


Onnit Star Wars Functional Fitness Equipment

Take your workouts to another galaxy with the Onnit Star Wars Functional Fitness Equipment. This range has a piece for each of your favorite characters in the iconic film franchise. You have your choice of a Boba Fett, Stormtrooper, or Darth Vader Kettleball. Featuring chip-resistant iron, these fitness gadgets come in 50-, 60-, and 70-pound weights. Or, if you’re into moving and stretching, the Han Solo Yoga Mat is for you. In fact, it showcases the film hero frozen in Carbonite in all his glory. Finally, the Onnit Star Wars set includes a Death Star Slam Ball, weighing an impressive 20 pounds.

Activ5 Fitness Package Portable Fitness Device

Exercise anytime, anywhere with the Activ5 Fitness Package Portable Fitness Device. Featuring a compact design, Activ5 is a handheld fitness device that you can use in your home, in your office, or while traveling. Using isometrics, Activ5 provides five-minute full-body workouts. By pairing it with the Activ5 Companion App, you can receive coaching, track your progress, and more. Likewise, the app coaches users of all fitness levels and ages to achieve the maximum benefits of the workouts. In fact, Activ5 offers over 100 standing, seated, and low-impact workouts. 


xChain Total Body Fitness Device

Take your workouts anywhere with the xChain Total Body Fitness Device. Using five different subsections and links, xChain provides endless exercise options. Each link can move in 90-degree increments in any direction, allowing you to create many different shapes. You can use xChain to add ten pounds of weight to your free movement exercises. In addition, you can change the shape of xChain to use its weight in every direction. Continuously change its shape and your movement to experience a full-body workout. Perhaps best of all, this fitness gadget requires zero setup. The xChain is available in Graphite Black and Ignite White.


OctoFit Home Fitness System

Work on your fitness from the comfort of your own home with the OctoFit Home Fitness System. OctoFit is a revolutionary exercise system that offers you a complete full-body workout using the OctoFit System and online workout library. Providing thousands of exercises in a single system, OctoFit is a compact and self-sufficient device that includes numerous built-in features. It also features six exercise tubing anchor points that can accommodate up to 200 pounds of resistance pull at either connection point. Furthermore, its padded rotating smart handles allow for both consistent control and comfort.


The XBAR|FLYT Portable Fitness System

Take your workouts on the go with the XBAR | FLYT Portable Fitness System. This revolutionary system is totally versatile, so you can stay in shape when you don’t have access to the gym. With the new Hex-Connect system, you now have six different docking angles for a wide range of exercises. This allows you to alternate between standing and floor exercises in a snap. The XBAR | FLYT also disconnects in the center. With this design, it’s not only perfect for travel, but it also gives you even more exercise options such as army crawls, lateral raises, and much more.


Yoga Flexer Portable Training Device

Get the most out of your workout with the Yoga Flexer Versatile Portable Training Device. With five systems in one, the Yoga Flexer combines resistance and weight training as well as flexibility. Best of all, it’s all held together by a zipper. This fitness gadget features a yoga mat, resistance bands, a stretching roller, a fitness bar, and handle weights. In addition, the yoga mat can roll out to the length of your choice. It also has footholds to secure your feet. The resistance band also offers 25 pounds of smooth resistance, just like free weights.


FitTrack Dara Smart BMI Scale

Stay on track with your goals this year using the FitTrack Dara Smart BMI Scale. This is more than a traditional scale that simply displays your weight. It actually syncs with an app on your phone to provide you with up to 17 different measurements. You’ll be aware of your BMI, muscle mass, weight, obesity level, protein levels, fat amount, and more. 

Upright Go 2 Back Posture Trainer

If you notice you’re slouching all the time, the Upright Go 2 Back Posture Trainer offers you a way to improve that. This wearable gadget goes between your shoulder blades on your back to help you stand upright. Measuring just 1.89 inches long, the Upright Go 2 improves on the Upright Go original’s battery life. Instead of lasting just 10 hours on a single charge, this posture improving device now works for up to 30 hours.

Upright Go 2 Back Posture Trainer

Upright Go 2 Back Posture Trainer on a Woman

Backmate Back and Neck Pain Relief Tool

Are you tired of having to get on the floor to roll out those sore muscles? Then you need the Backmate Back and Neck Pain Relief Tool. This device fits right in your doorway. So you can more easily reach those difficult areas and ease that muscle pain. You can target and apply just the right amount of pressure. And all you have to do is lean in; there’s no need to use or tighten the muscles you are massaging. 


Do you feel more confident in your abilities to get in a good workout from home now? We hope so. We love the functionality of these devices and the ability to do more with less. What are you doing at home to help reach your health goals without access to a gym? Let us know!

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.

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