Here’s what you need to make the most of your quarantine at-home workouts

We're trying to make sure all this take-out and home cooking isn't putting on the pounds!

by Very Local Staff
May 1, 2020

Since the gyms have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to find new workout routines. Running along the levee, YouTube workouts, living room yoga… we’re trying to make sure all this take-out and home cooking isn’t putting on the pounds!

Here’s some suggestions to help you make the most of your at home workouts!

Exercise Ball

Need help stretching? Working on your balance? Exercise balls have so many uses, so why wait till you get back to the gym to get your hands on one? This ball comes with an inflation pump and can be inflated and deflated for easy storage.

Buy it on Amazon: $16.52

Home Gym Workout Set

This set comes with an ab roller, push up bars, a pair of gliding discs, jump rope, hand exercisers and a knee pad.

Buy it on Amazon: $45.99

Workout Trampoline

If you have joint troubles, a trampoline is a great cardio workout. This one comes with a hand rail to help you balance and it’s removable for easy storage.

Buy it on Amazon: $129.99

Yoga Set

Yoga is a great way to balance your mind and body. And let’s be honest, our minds could use the help right now in a quarantine. This seven-piece set a yoga mat with a carrying strap, hand towel, stretch strap, yoga knee pad and two yoga blocks.

Buy it on Amazon: $36.99

Agility Ladder

Working on your speed? This 20-foot agility ladder comes with cones and the rugs can be adjusted for your spacing preference. It also comes with a carrying bag to keep everything together when you’re done.

Buy it on Amazon: $24.99

Workout Gear

SweatyBettyThreads (Etsy)

Buy on Etsy ($10.50)

These sweat bands help you look chic while sweaty. They’re four-inches wide so they keep your hair in place during the most intense workouts.

NOLA Cross Hat

Buy it on Etsy ($25)

Need shade during your runs. This cap has a low profile to keep you in the shade and has an adjustable hook and loop closure for a snug fit.

Fit(ish) tank top

GymBabeApparel (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($23.99)

So maybe you aren’t feeling fit today, but you’re trying your best to get there. Whether you are lifting, running, doing yoga running errands or lounging, these motivational and funny muscle tees are a must have for any wardrobe.

Ugh workout top

ShopOliveAndgrace (Etsy)

Buy on Etsy ($21)

We feel like this when we’re working out, too. These soft tanks are all screen printed using non-toxic ink. They’re a feminine version of a muscle tee, with low cut arm holes and a curved bottom hem.

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