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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Common Lifting Accessories and What They Do For You

You have a decent idea of what all those funky looking bars are meant for in your gym. But that barrel of chalk? Or that PVC pipe? And what about tha...

Meet Moses Frenck, the Man Who Wants to Bring Drones to Your School's Practice Field

Composite by Jack Kruyne. Illustration Courtesy of AeroTrainer. The military has been using aerial drones for years; law enforcement agencies in t...

New Cirrus Yoga Mats Let You Show Team Spirit

Have you ever been in the middle of a sun salutation and thought, "Man, I wish everybody in this yoga class knew that I'm a Bulls fan?" If so, Cir...

A Field Guide to Weird Looking Weightlifting Bars

  It's usually propped up in a broom closet with the cleaning supplies. If it's not there, I can sometimes find it near a power rack. Most guy...

Tony Horton Promises to Get You Ripped in Less Time With the New P90X3

When it comes to extreme fitness programs, you want to get results. After completing a cycle of Beachbody's P90X, I got results. Not only did I lose...

Under Armour's Armour39 Helps Athletes Get Better

For the athlete or workout warrior who wants to see, in real time, how hard he or she is going in the gym, Under Armour's Armour39 fulfills the ne...

Fitbit Force: They Got it Right

I was holding off awhile before getting a fitness tracker, since there's no shortage of choices out there. I am a pretty energetic person, and I wan...

Battle-Tested Workout Equipment You Can Make Yourself

Anybody can get a great workout at a state-of-the-art gym. But when soldiers are stationed overseas in remote and sometimes dangerous areas, they ...

Push-Up Equipment That Works

Push ups are some of the most basic exercises that an athlete can do. All you need is some space and you can give yourself a great upper body workout in...

The Best Workout You're Not Doing

Most cardiovascular training methods are lower-body based. Running, biking, elliptical, stair climbing, even rowing is mainly a lower-body activity if...

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