Our Pick: 10 High Tech Fitness Equipment Worth The Investment
What about bringing your fitness studio to your living room? These high-tech fitness companies are bringing a workout studio experience in the comfort of your home.
Peloton Digital, The Class Digital Studio, Tonal… Some of these brands are revolutionizing the way we work out. Because of technology, we don't need to commute to the gym or fitness studio. The cold weather won't be an excuse so that we can couch surf, right?
From apps and streaming services to high-tech home gym equipment to the best tools and devices— we've rounded up the ten high-tech types of equipment worth the investment.
Helen Phelan Studio
Helen Phelan is a Pilates instructor and intuitive eating coach, and she offers an experience that will make you more in tune with your physical body. She talks a lot about body shaming and self-compassion while teaching Pilates, cardio, and stretches classes.
The Ness Digital
Previously an invite-only studio frequented by the likes of Gwenyth Paltrow and Kelly Ripa, The Ness is a whole new concept that brings trampoline classes with a monthly subscription — all of them include an online consultation to create your fitness routine according to your needs.
Peloton offers at-home gym equipment such as a bike and treadmill that comes with all-access membership workout videos, that customers can live-stream through big screens attached to Peloton products. Choose from multiple workout classes among the brand's iconic lineup of instructors.
The wellness website Mindbody offers membership through their app, in which you can find a variety of live-stream fitness classes happening in studios across the country — it's almost as if you're there in the studio with your friends!
"A cathartic workout experience that guides you through restoring balance. There is peace in strength; grace in release," says The Class Instagram bio. And that's actually what it is about. They provide the space to release any trapped energy within the body through an emotional and physical workout.
Nike Training Club
Have a personal trainer in your back pocket. Nike offers this incredible app weekly and multi-week programs for all levels. Choose from no-equipment workout to equipment ones (if you have them at home) and get nutrition and wellness tips from Nike.
For the dancers in da house, here's your match! If you love breaking a sweat while having loads of fun performing a dance, Socanomics is for you. But the app goes beyond Caribbean dancing classes, and you can have yoga classes too.
Melissa Wood Health
Get a membership with Melissa Wood that includes two new workouts a week and access to a whole library of low-impact fitness routines, yoga, and Pilates. She also offers quick guided meditations and post-natal courses for new moms.
For box fans with larger budgets, Liteboxer brings the boxing ring into your home. This home gym equipment includes an interactive platform that syncs lights, music, and tempo to challenge, quantify, and motivate you.
Obé offers a collection of cardio and strength training in pastel colors. You can choose from a 7 to 30 days program. For instance, Endorphins is a 30 day, 80s inspired mix of dance cardio, and aerobics. Harder AF is four-week endurance and strength program for tough fitness enthusiasts.