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the 15 most recommended Fitness products by Nathaniel

I can finally call myself an expert when it comes to anything related to fitness, health, and clothing recommendations. I've been training people for over 20 years in NYC and know what works and what doesn't. These Recommendations are from the 1000's of clients that type a Training has trained for the last 20 years.

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My recommended products are selected with the following criteria:

  • Versatility. How often is it used, can you use it for multiple exercises  
  • Size. Is it practical for in-home training or private gym use? Can it be stored easily at home
  • Client reviews. Our clients like them, and the products below have 100's of positive 5 star reviews

Kids Jump Rope

Great jump rope for beginners. It has a durable shatterproof 1 inch plastic segmented beads over a solid, long-lasting braided nylon cord.

Kids Boxing Gloves

4 oz. 6 oz. & 8 oz. Sizes are crafted exclusively for kids and teenagers 3-15 yrs old. Suitable for children of different ages and weight sizes. The link will open to the 4oz gloves (4 oz (30-50 lbs) which are perfect for Kids 6-11

Jump Rope

Great jump rope, and a great price.  Close to 50% off the regular price. It even comes with an extra rope just in case you wear through one, or if you were sharing it with someone you could have two different lengths on hand. Comes in nine different colors.

Boxing Gloves

The Elite Pro Style Training Glove features a revolutionary one-piece design that optimizes fist placement which promotes a natural range of motion. This design can reduce injury. This part is key... it has "Evercool" mesh palm that increases ventilation keeping your hands cooler and prevents sweating.

MMA Gloves

Okay, so these are great because they are extremely versatile. While with regular gloves you are limited to boxing. With these gloves since you have the fingers exposed you'll be able to jump rope and other fun exercises that trainers love to give clients such as burpees or push-ups. The bottomline is that since you don't need to remove the gloves equals less time removing and more time working out.

Exercise Mat

Gaiam Yoga Mat - Premium 6mm Print Extra Thick Non-Slip Mat. It's also a non-toxic PVC yoga mat is a healthier choice for you and the planet. It has over 12,000 5 star reviews and it's under $30. You won't find a better quality mat for this price.

Foam Roller

Basics High-Density Round Foam Roller for Exercise, Massage, Muscle Recovery - 12", 18", 24", 36"  Ideal for balance, strengthening, flexibility, and rehab exercises. This has over 50,000 5 star reviews and it's made by Amazon! I promise you don't need anything fancy this roller under $15 will do the job.  

Exercise Ball

Exercise Ball (Multiple Sizes) for Fitness, Stability, Balance and Yoga Ball. Workout Guide and Quick Pump Included. Anti Burst Design and 24,000 5 star ratings. 

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Resistance Band

Designed for light and speedy mobility, the exercise band can be rolled up to stash in a gym bag, or closet. It has 5 resistance levels. These are extremely strong. I personally use the RED bands. Take into account that I am 6' 3" and 220 lbs and some days it's kind of a challenge so... take that into consideration when choosing your band size.

Dumbbells

Durable cast-iron hand-weight dumbbells are ideal for light weightlifting and muscle toning. I like these because they are Neoprene which provides a comfortable non-slip grip. More importantly they will prevent damage to any expensive hardwood floors and protects weights from cracking and chipping which happens often with the all-metal or steel dumbbells.

Sandbag

Develop total body strength, stability, and endurance by training with the Super Sandbag. This versatile training tool allows you to execute countless training exercises, working your upper and lower body. The removable weight bags can be used as soft weights to increase the intensity of any drill or exercise.

Ab Gliders

Pair of small disc-shaped gliding sliders; supports a wide range of core-strengthening exercises
Double-sided design for smooth sliding on all surfaces; foam side works best with hard floors
Made of durable ABS and EVA material for reliable strength and performance; solid black color

Abs Wheel

So small and simple but it is one of the most intense core exercises ever. When done performed correctly you'll work your lats, arms, back, upper abs, lower abs, and obliques.  Ad some burpees or lunges and you have a full body workout!

TRX GO 

Push, Pull, Plank, Squat, Lunge, Hinge & Rotate to get a full body workout! Just put the TRX anchors to any door, rafter, beam, tree, pole or post in seconds and it can support 350 lbs so there is no fear of these breaking. 

Gymnastic Rings

I actually love using these personally. It is a good alternative when I don't have time to set up a full upper body workout. I just strap these up on a bar and can get a workout. Also, these are slightly better for your shoulder and neck structure. Nothing is fixed and you are moving in a more natural range of motion. So it helps prevent injuries and helps you build strength in a safer way. 


Some expensive Stuff

PowerBlock Dumbbells

These are the top of the line. They've been around for a while and people love the fact that you can replace having 16 pairs of dumbbells with a set of these adjustable dumbbells so right there is a game changer. For anyone limited in space this is the go to dumbbell. The great thing about these are if you want or need to have more weight they do expand from the standard 50 lbs to a 70 and 90 lbs dumbbell. With the standard size which is 50lbs they do go into increments of 5 lbs so these weights would be a great choice for people sharing with multiple people or family members who may be working with you.

Wavemaster Punching Bag

If you can’t hang a heavy bag from your ceiling, the free-standing Wavemaster punching bag is exactly what you need for boxing, martial arts, or MMA training. It fits everyone with its 7 height adjustments, from 47” - 69”. It fills with water or sand which keeps the unit steady (250 lbs when filled). However, with the large round base, it does allow you to easily roll the unit for easy relocation if needed. Comes in black, blue or red.


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