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5 things you need to turn your living room into a gym

Take your workouts from drab to fab without setting foot in a gym. That’s right—for a couple of bucks, you can pick up  ah-dorable equipment that’ll give your routine a boost. Stow ‘em in your bedroom or in a neat corner of the living room and pull ‘em out when it’s time to break a sweat. Ready? Go!


Pump some iron

Boost your mood—and your biceps—with these cheery yellow hand weights. Use them for traditional lifting moves designed to strengthen your back, shoulders and arms.



Fitness Gear 4 lb. neoprene Dumbbell, $7,



Whether you’re a practicing yogini or simply wanna take your stretches to a cushier surface, a yoga mat is a must-have. Pick one up on the cheap, ASAP. Trust us, you’ll use it all the time.


Flower of Life Yoga Mat (3mm), $18,



Kick up your cardio

Strap these on for your next jog or even a round of lunges to give your results a big boost. Bonus? The color purple denotes power and strength—take some inspiration, sweetie!


Reebok Thumblock Wrist Weight (2-Pound Set), $11,


Rock out

Cranking out your best-ever plank position time is a breeze when you’re jamming to your favorite dance beat. Strap on this arm band to help ya score some major motivation.


Incase Sports Armband for iPod Nano 5G - Magenta, $25,



Jump to it

Jumping rope is a cheap and easy way to get your heart pumping—and when ya add in tricks, tons of fun. Try this rope on for size.


Short Handle Licorice Jump Rope, $4,

BY GL ON 2/22/2012 11:32:00 AM