Best home fitness equipment

Melisha Kaur

It’s time to beat the post-Christmas bulge and get fit for the New Year. We’ve hand-picked a selection of fitness tools and machines to get you in shape without dishing out on a gym membership.

Fitness Mad Resistance Band Gym

This portable fitness kit leaves you no excuses for skipping a workout. There are 3 bands to choose from in light, medium and strong as well as a pair of clips and pull-out guide packed with several resistance band exercises to try.

£18.33, Amazon, Buy it now

Domyos Pilates Soft Ball

Ideal for pelvic floor exercises, this small-sized ball is designed to develop strength, coordination and endurance. It stores away easily and can be used for various workouts. Perfect for anyone new to pilates.

£2.49, Dolphin Fitness, Buy it now

Confidence 2 in 1 Elliptical Cross Trainer & Bike

Give your body a total workout with this easy-to-use trainer and bike. It lets you keep track of the time, speed and calories burned on the board computer, while the resistance can be adjusted with ease. It also burns five times more calories than walking.

£79.99, Amazon, Buy it now

Pilates Mad Stacking Arc Barrel

Finding it hard to improve your posture? Use this lightweight arc barrel to add extra dimension during pilates sessions and help lengthen and strengthen your back, shoulders and feet muscles.

£119.99, Mad HQ, Buy it now


Opti Dumbbell Tree Set

Perfect for those who are completely new to weight training, this whopping set features three pairs of different-sized dumbbells for building strength and muscle. Sizes include 1.1kg, 2.3kg and 4.5kg. The smart storage stand will help keep your equipment organised and won't take up much room.

£14.99, Argos, Buy it now

XM-PROIII Treadmill

If you have a large workout space, then this high-performance treadmill is a must. It’s created with a powerful 1100W motor that provides treadmill a top speed of 12 KPH, while built-in speakers allow you to play music from your smartphone. It comes complete with a complimentary Aerobic Twist Disc with resistance bands. The simple space-saving design means it's a cinch to pack away, too.

£210, Amazon, Buy it now

Body Sculpture BR3010 Rower and Gym

This foldable rower and gym machine is designed to sculpt some of the major muscle groups of your body. The board screen lets you keep an eye on your progress, while the positioning of the rower can be easily adjusted. It also comes with a handy DVD to guide you through various mini workouts.

£94.99, Amazon, Buy it now