Smart workout equipment you need to try

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Thanks to the latest technology, anyone can train like an athlete at home. If you love burning calories, check out this list of awesome smart workout equipment.

  • When is the best time to exercise? There isn’t a magic time. There’s some evidence to suggest that morning workouts help you burn fat, but exercising before bed can help you sleep better.
  • Can technology replace my personal trainer? Not completely. While machine learning can produce a personalized workout plan, it’s always worth speaking to a human instructor.
  • What are the best smart fitness gadgets? Keep reading to see our favorites!

When you run a busy schedule, it can be difficult to find the time for regular gym visits. This smart workout equipment should help you get ripped at home, without the need for a personal trainer.

Tonal Intelligent Fitness System

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Tonal fitness system

This amazing wall-mounted device uses machine learning to devise your perfect workout. The exercises are based around digital weights, which have single-pound increments for absolute precision. Tonal can even help you run a total body fitness assessment.

Price: $2,995 USD

Peloton Tread Smart Indoor Exercise Machine

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Peloton smart treadmill

If you love classes, Peloton Tread is your perfect treadmill. The built-in 32-inch HD display lets you stream live classes from physical instructors, with live on-screen feedback. The system even lets you see how your other classmates are performing — ideal for competitive souls.

Price: $3,995 USD, pre-order

Mirror Interactive Home Gym

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Mirror smart fitness system

This sleek device lets you follow along with a wide variety of live fitness classes, none of which require special equipment. As you work up a sweat, the supplied heart rate sensor tracks your effort. Mirror uses this data to set you personal goals.

Price: $1,495 USD

MYCYCLING Indoor Cycle Trainer

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MYCYCLING indoor trainer

If cycling is more your thing, this indoor trainer will bring a smile to your face. It works with your favorite bike, and the trainer can even simulate different road surfaces. In addition, the companion app monitors your pedaling style to provide personalized workout plans.

Price: $2,150 USD

Nexersys Boxing Unit

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Nexersys boxing trainer

Boxing is a great way to keep fit, and this unit lets you burn some calories by landing some punches. The built-in screen provides several different modes to try, including “Follow Me” and a virtual 3D bout.

Price: $2,495 USD

Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Smart Dumbbells

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Bowflex smart dumbbells

These adjustable dumbbells let you train with anything between 5 and 60 pounds. However, the coolest feature here is Bluetooth connectivity. This allows the dumbbells to record reps and send the data to your phone for later analysis.

Price: $499 USD

Move It Smart Personal Trainer

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Move It fitness system

Move It offers a more compact alternative to a full home gym. The kit comes with an ab wheel, a skipping rope, a pair of push-up bars, and a stretchy band. They all connect to the companion app on your phone for stats and custom workouts.

Price: $399 USD

NordicTrack Incline Treadmills

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NordicTrack Incline series

If running on the flat is too easy for you, the Incline series from NordicTrack should offer a greater challenge. You can run up a 40% incline and a 6% decline, with live classes from top personal trainers.

Price: $1,699 USD

Smart workout equipment

This smart workout equipment should help you reach your fitness goals in the most convenient way possible.

What’s your favorite home gym kit? Share your recommendations in the comments!

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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