Get fit quick – no gym required
Thursday 22 December 2011
So you’ve seen the amazing fitness gadgets we’ve featured in the mag, and here are a few more! Who needs a gym anyway…? Here are the rest of our favourite get-fit-quick products that’ll work perfectly along with your Total Body Blast diet plan.
1. Calorie Counting Skipping Rope
This skipping rope from John Lewis is only £13 and has a small LCD screen in one handle that monitors how many skips you’ve done and calculates how many calories you’ve burned per workout!
Buy now £13
2. At-home Zumba Kit
Most of us are aware of the Zumba craze taking over the exercise world. But if you’re too afraid to try a class or have attended classes but want to do some extra exercise in the comfort of your own home, check out this fab Zumba set for £29.99 with free delivery. You get four DVDs packed with different exercise routines and different music, and two weighted sticks that not only help to tone your arms but also shake like maracas - helping you to get into the Latin Zumba experience! With a range of workouts these DVDs are suitable for beginners and experts.
Buy now £29.99
3. Multi-use stepper
This product from JML is great for a full body workout at home. This small and portable device has resistance balls that exercise all five essential strength and mobility zones, however you choose to use it. You can use the Easy Fit 5 as an aide to press ups as the balls make it a harder for muscles to work, or place on the floor and use it to imitate walking – perfect for use at the office. Priced at £29.99, the exerciser comes with two sets of resistance balls for a different strength of workout and rotating pads that massage your feet to reduce aches and pains.
Buy now £29.99
4. Mini Exercise Bike
This mini exercise bike from the Davina range, £29.99, is perfect for gentle exercise at home. The pedal action replicates a workout exactly as if you were riding a bicycle, but is small enough that it can be used around the home for times when cycling isn’t an option. It tones leg muscles and you can pop it onto a table and pedal using your arms for an easy upper body muscle workout that will slim you down in no time.
Buy now £29.99
5. Calorie Counting Watch
This watch has the obvious date and time display facility, but punch in your gender and weight and it will count the calories you’ve used up during exercise and monitor your heart rate. Perfect for all types of exercise and a very reasonable £11.25.
Buy now £11.25
We hope you’re enjoying your 4-week Total Body Blast Diet, along with all this extra content – you lucky so-and-so’s! If you fancy having a more personal experience, then head over to www.closerdiets.com where you will receive a personal diet plan specified to your own needs as well as one-to-one help from our in-house nutritionist for just £19.90 (if you join in January). Head over to www.closerdiets.com now to find out more!
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