With lockdowns and inclement weather, many of us are working out from home, and trying to keep as fit and healthy as we can. Luckily there are some great products to help – from state-of-the-art DNA bespoke nutrition blends to innovative virtual gym tech and sportswear. Here are some of the latest and best products to choose from.
This is the world’s first genetically personalised nutrition shake, tailored to an individuals’ own DNA to achieve enhanced performance. Using a super quick and easy inside-cheek swab test, the NGX team build a personalised blend of NGX Bodyfuel based on your genetic make-up.
They test for 28 traits in your DNA to assess how you metabolise and process different nutrients, your sensitivities to different foods and your body’s detoxification process. You’re then given a detailed report of your results and how this may affect you. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to increase performance, boost immunity, build lean muscle or lose fat (FitnessVolt reviewed the best fat burners) as they’ll have the confidence they are fuelling their body optimally.
Where to buy: nutri-genetix.com
Lumen Metabolic Tracking
This is a first of its kind handheld, portable device and app that measures your metabolism in real-time with just your breath. Perfect for those trying low carb and the super popular keto diet, it measures the body’s carbon dioxide concentration which shows the type of fuel your body is using to produce energy – a mix of fat or carbs.
Lumen also provides you with personalised suggestions on when and what to eat to fuel your workout, based on your metabolism. With these insights, you can really boost your metabolism by improving metabolic flexibility – the body’s ability to shift efficiently between using fats or carbs as a source of energy. Clever stuff!
Where to buy: lumen.me
Vívomove Luxe Fitness Tracking Watch
For those wanting style, quality and functionality, Garmin’s 18K rose gold fitness tracking smart watch is the perfect choice. It can monitor everything from your resting heart rate, stress levels, respiration rate and hydration, to menstrual cycles, sleep and more. It has sensors to detect things like altitude and oxygen saturation levels and smart tech including Garmin Pay and connected GPS.
Plus there’s a plethora of useful activity tracking features such as calories burned, steps, intensity minutes and floors climbed. And, to top everything off, there are a host of sport-specific features too, which will appeal to cyclists, swimmers and runners. It looks gorgeous and is the perfect accompaniment for everyone from serious athletes to those starting out on their health and fitness quest.
Where to buy: garmin.com
A gym in your pocket, the Activ5 system has everything you need to start building real strength in a few minutes a day. Even if you are recovering from an injury, or just want to tone and get fit, this is the ideal way to get started. It’s easy to use while you watch TV, or you can take the device with you wherever you like.
The pack contains one Activ5 fitness device, a rugged phone stand and free download code for the Activ5 app which has hundreds of tailored exercises suitable for all fitness levels. No extra gym equipment is needed, and you can get a complete workout in five minutes, three times a day. The perfect solution for your at-home fitness regime.
Where to buy: activbody.com
Leg Master Slim
This is the ideal solution for ladies wanting to keeping their legs toned and core tight when getting out and about is a challenge. Clinically-proven Leg Master Slim is a portable, lightweight muscle-strengthening exercise device you can use even use whilst sitting at a home office desk.
Where to buy: legmaster.co.uk
There are a host of exercise bikes on the market now, but if you’ve ever used them, you know how hard it can be to find a good one. This sleek model offers the very best in indoor cycling technology, with great connectivity to apps like Zwift and excellent analysis and accuracy for the more serious rider. An ideal buy for those who are missing their weekly spin sessions.
Where to buy: wattbike.com
Who said weights are just for guys? These gold and rose gold beauties are receiving oodles of praise for not just their gorgeous looks which will match any décor, but how durable and effective they are too. You can choose from 2KG up to 10KG, and can even personalise them.
Where to buy: liftingpretty.co.uk
Echelon Connect Sport Exercise Bike
More than just a bike, this is an excellent whole fitness system offering not just an abundance of live and scenic on-demand rides delivered by trainers to suit your style, but a host of off-bike workouts from Zumba to kickboxing, yoga, stretching, Pilates, HIIT and more.
Where to buy: echelonfit.uk
Meglio Fitness Bundle
This pack of high quality fitness products contains all of the essentials you need to stay active and toned whilst at home, and is perfect for creating your very own work out area. Included are resistance tubes, loops and bands, rollers, a skipping rope and massage ball.
Where to buy: mymeglio.com
The Bio-Synergy DNA and Epigenetics Testing Kit and App
Ever wondered what your true fitness potential might be? This world-first epigenetic tracking test combines DNA and epigenetic profiling to allow you to unlock the health secrets of your DNA, and empower you to make the best decisions for optimal fitness and health. The kit includes a free workout, meal planner and dynamic health objectives – all bespoke to your uniquely special genetic make up.
Where to buy: bio-synergy.uk
Giesswein Merino Wool Runners
Worn by Gwenyth Paltrow, Teri Hatcher, Kim Cattrall and Diane Kruger, these stylish home work out sneakers are made from Merino wool. They’re temperature regulating, water and odour resistant, extremely comfortable, lightweight and completely sustainable.
Where to buy: uk.giesswein.com
MiHIGH Infrared Sauna Blanket
After working out, what better way to relax your muscles and your mind than a sauna? This is one with a difference though, and comes in cosy blanket form. The infrared heat penetrates the skin seven times more efficiently than a regular sauna to flush out toxins, boost collagen levels and rejuvenate your skin. It’s actually able to facilitate a calorie burn of up to 600 calories in just 30-minutes too, and help aid sleep.
Where to buy: mihigh.co.uk
His and Hers All-Weather Dare 2b Jackets
For long UK Winter walks whatever the weather, or skiing in the Alps, these gorgeous luxury jackets are an ideal choice. The form-flattering Swarovski crystal-embellished women’s ‘Auroral’ and also ‘Dazzling’ waterproof jackets have detachable faux fur hood trims and headphone ports. For him, the Jenson Button Edit Surge Out Black Label jacket also features a handy headphone port and host of useful advanced thermo-regulating graphene VECT technology designed to keep you cool when hot, and warm when cold. All are lightweight, breathable, stylish and comfortable.
Where to buy: Dare2b.com
361 Strata 4
For those combining home workouts with heading out for a socially distanced run most days, a super trainer choice is the advanced 361 Strata 4 which offers excellent stability, comfort and support mile after mile.
Where to buy: 361europe.com
London Serenity is now offering Zoom fitness classes ranging from one-to-one personal training, one-to-one pilates and one-to-one yoga with their highly acclaimed trainers.
Where to buy: londonserenity.com
This platform offers over 60 live-streamed exercise classes straight to your home each week, that are completely free until 31st January 2021. They are taught by a team of world-class personal trainers, and classes range from Barre to Dynamic Pilates, HIIT to Muay Thai and many more.
Where to buy: live-now.com
This gift card is a unique and perfect gift for fitness and wellness lovers as it enables the ability to build a customised routine that fits around you, whether that be at home on a live streamed class or, when lockdown-free, in a studio. You can also use it for beauty and wellness treatments too.
Where to buy: classpass.com