Technogym Wellness Ball
Long used for exercising, stability balls “are becoming a coveted office accessory” for those who worry about the long-term health hazards of sitting in chairs. Technogym’s inflatable version is weighted to prevent rolling.
$225, call (800) 804-0952
Source: The New York Times
M-F Athletic Plyo Boxes
These sturdy steel stands are designed to be used for such plyometric exercises as step-ups, squats, hip thrusts, and box jumps. A nonslip rubber surface tops each platform.
Source: Women’s Health
This “stunning” machine remains the premier way to bring “the art of rowing” into your home. Resistance is supplied by a 4.5-gallon tank of water instead of chains or magnetic dampers, creating the feel of outdoor rowing. Plus, this rower “has the design appeal to match its fitness chops.”
Nexersys NXS-H Pro
Gain the strength and cardio benefits of kickboxing without laying a hand (or foot) on a human foe. Videos shown on the display screen help you quickly master proper technique.
Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells
Economize on gym space with these adjustable dumbbells, which replace 15 pairs of traditional weights. Just dial in the amount of weight you want and lift: The metal plates you don’t need will remain resting in the dumbbell’s cradle.