This is very broad category which includes practically anything that can be used for working out at home, or anywhere else.
Various rowing, running, lifting etc. accessories can make working out in home gyms, outdoors, on treadmills, ellipticals, rowers etc. much beneficial and more interesting, but they can also distract a trainee and hamper proper workouts.
It is nice to have a heart rate monitor strapped around your chest when working out, especially if you have heart related issues, but to have a bunch of wires connected to the body while walking and/or running, can be counterproductive and can lead to injuries.
Technology is a fine thing as long as it serves us, not vice versa.
Reviews and recommendations of various workout accessories, ordered according to the date added or modified:
Most male and female lifters wonder about how to choose a perfect weight lifting belt. Choosing the best weight lifting belts is just like choosing a pair of running shoes; users should have an idea of what they need and be prepared to try different ones to check comfort, fit and functionality. There are a lot of variables to think about when buying the first belt.
Lightweight long sleeve shirts are very important part of outdoor clothing not only during summer, but throughout other seasons as well. Rowing on the open water exposes skin to the elements, requiring extra care yearlong. During summer, long sleeve shirts protect skin from strong sunlight, draw sweat off the skin thus improving cooling and reducing sweating, prevents skin rashes and irritations etc. And they have to look good ...
Home gym floor mats protect floor surfaces from any damage caused by exercise equipment just being positioned on the floor, absorb and dampen impacts and vibrations, prevent slipping, decrease noise etc. Floor mats must be tough, durable and easy to use and clean.
A: What's up? What are you doing?
B: I am swimming ...
A: I though you went rowing?
B: Me too ...
Protective gloves and pads for rowing and sculling come in various sizes and shapes and are made from various materials. No wonder, since they are used in various situations for various purposes.
Squat bar protective pads protect neck, shoulders and back during heavy squats. They can be used for other exercises, like various bench and shoulder presses and various thrusters. Protective pads increase contact surface between weight and trainee, decreasing the local pressure on the body.
CAP Barbell Pair of Push Up Bars are, as their name says, a par of push up bars. During push ups workouts, they allow deeper positions and help strengthen the muscles involved in push up motion.