Never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear

Spice up your workout routine with never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear. We curated some of the coolest pieces of workout equipment we've seen recently. And we think they're just the thing to pull anyone out of an exercise rut. Check out this blog post to see what we mean.

Never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear
Most unique workout gadgets of 2021

One thing’s for sure about workout equipment: it’s always changing. The latest workout equipment boasts fitness apps and sensors to help you get the most effective, customized workout possible. And some fitness gadgets have a new take on an old design that pushes your tired workout to the limit. Today’s roundup of never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear highlights products with cool features like these.

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From a weighted hula hoop that helps you work your core to a VR treadmill that keeps you active while you play, these workout gadgets are pretty unique. Let’s take a look at them.

Motus Orbit+ Revolutionized Hula Hoop

If you liked playing with a hula hoop when you were a kid, you’re going to love the Motus Orbit+ Revolutionized Hula Hoop. Its 8 features help you work 30 different core muscles, and it’s a good deal more effective than its analog version. The fit-to-size design keeps it secure around your waist. As you move, the weight swings around the track, strengthing your midsection.

Never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear: Motus Orbit+ revolutionized hula hoop in a video

Playpulse ONE Indoor Gaming Bike

You can game and exercise at the same time thanks to the Playpulse ONE Indoor Gaming Bike. It made our list of never-seen-before workout gadgets because it integrates games and streaming services. It has pedal sensors, gaming controllers, and a large touchscreen that will pull you into other worlds. If you want to run faster, then pedal harder. Or, if you’d rather disconnect during your workout time, the 24″ touchscreen lets you access popular streaming services.

ArcX Smart Sports Ring

It’s easy to access your phone while you’re exercising with the ArcX Smart Sports Ring. This sports wearable comes with its own joystick that you can move to answer calls, change tracks, and perform pretty much any activity on your phone. Bluetooth-enabled, this sports ring connects to wireless equipment like speakers or action cameras. Best of all, the batteries can last for five days after just an hour-long charge.

OYO Personal Versatile Gym Equipment

Want to up your workout game wherever you are? Then go for the OYO Personal Versatile Gym Equipment. This portable workout equipment weighs only 2.5 pounds but gives you access to over 100 exercises, including lunges, deadlifts, and more. Who knew you could get a total body workout from one lightweight piece of equipment? That’s why we included it on our list of never-seen-before workout gadgets.

JAXJOX KettlebellConnect 2.0

The JAXJOX KettlebellConnect 2.0 is a great piece of workout equipment because it adapts to you. Adjust its weight from 12 to 42 pounds depending on your fitness level. Even cooler, its 6-axis motion sensors detect and track all of your movements in real time. So you can see your reps, sets, weight, and more. The JAXJOX app calculates your Fitness IQ score with the help of a machine-learning program.

NordicTrack Vault Premier Home Gym

A workout system for the tech age, the NordicTrack Vault Premier Home Gym is truly a never-seen-before workout gadget. It pairs iFit interactive training with reflective technology. A crisp, 61.5″ mirror gives you immediate visual feedback, helping you match your movements to your trainer’s. It also comes with training accessories and has a range of iFit workouts like HIIT, strength training, and yoga.

Hydrow Connected Rowing Machine

Get a realistic rowing experience with the Hydrow Connected Rowing Machine. The patented technology really makes you feel like you’re rowing down a river. And the immersive experience only gets better thanks to the built-in display that lets you stream studio or in-the-water classes. Recorded river and studio rowing sessions are available 24/7, and you can even use your Hydrow for a full-body workout with yoga, stretching, resistance training, and more.

TANGRAM SmartRope Rookie Smart Jump Rope

Jumping rope is great cardio, but the TANGRAM SmartRope Rookie Smart Jump Rope takes it to a whole new level. This intelligent jump rope connects to your smartphone, tracking and monitoring your workout. It monitors your jump count, calories burned, and the time you spend jumping. Adjust it to your size and compete with other users to unlock rewards.

Virtuix Omni One VR Treadmill

The Virtuix Omni One VR Treadmill is certainly a workout gadget you’ve never seen before. This futuristic treadmill combines real movement with games. So you can run from your enemies and move up, down, and side to side to avoid obstacles. And, with a diameter of only four feet, it takes up less space than the typical treadmill.

Never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear Virtuix Omni One VR treadmill
Never-seen-before workout gadgets and gear: Virtuix Omni One VR treadmill with a man playing a game

A unique piece of workout equipment could be just the thing to liven up your workout. And this list of unique workout gadgets and accessories has some great products to consider. What is your favorite workout gear? Let us know about it in the comments.

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Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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