Workout Equipment Articles

Training tools help athletes train and compete more safely and effectively, adhere to workout regimens, receive complete and accurate feedback and create additional challenges. Tools that athletes use on a regular basis include workout equipment (e.g., barbells, physioballs), sports equipment (e.g., baseball bats, football helmets) and devices that monitor, supplement and intensify training (e.g., heart rate monitors, watches, GPS devices and training apps). Get information on the leading exercise equipment, training tools and devices, and learn how to benefit from them to improve your athletic performance.

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Holiday Wish List: TRX's Outdoor Gym is a Go-Anywhere Workout That Fits In the Smallest of Backpacks

TRX is famous for its elegantly simple home training system. The company's suspension trainer lets you create entire workouts using just its two str...

Holiday Wish List: The BandBell Bar Will Change the Way You Bench

The Bench Press is a great exercise to build upper-body muscles—your pecs, triceps and deltoids. But without proper form, you could fail to strength...

Holiday Wish List: HyperIce Vyper, a Vibrating Foam Roller That Provides More Relief With Less Effort

Soreness and stiffness are two annoyances athletes constantly deal with. When you push your body to the limit in training, games and practices, you're...

Legend Fitness Launches New Line of Weight Machines

Legend Fitness has been producing fitness equipment for nearly 40 years. Their new product line, SelectEdge, enhances their reputation for quality, ...

The Dharma Yoga Wheel Will Change Your Life (and They Didn't Pay Me to Say That)

Like a lot of people, I work at a desk. From around 9 in the morning to about 6 p.m. most days, you'll find me here, seated on my tuchus, staring at...

Holiday Wish List 2015: The PowerAmp FlexFast Cable

I love resistance bands for a few reasons. One, they're versatile—you can do a large number of exercises with just a single band. Two, they'...

Holiday Wish List 2015: Perfect Multi-Gym Pro

You can get a great workout at home with nothing but bodyweight exercises. However, back work is often lacking in home workouts, because you need a ...

How to Build a DIY Cable Machine

One of the advantages to training at a gym or school weight room instead of at home is that you can do more exercises thanks to machines, especially the...

How to Build a DIY Speed Sled

Speed sleds are great for helping athletes train to get faster or even stronger for whatever sport they play or for their own personal reasons. If...

A Bench That Can Change the Way You Train

Too often, people work in the gym without a spotter—either because they don't want to impose on a friend or they don't feel like tracking someone do...

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