TOP 15 FITNESS TOOLS FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

TOP 15 FITNESS TOOLS FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

By Alicia Sweet

 

 

FOOD TRACKER/FOOD JOURNAL

Food Journal

Tracking what you eat and drink is a great way to be more conscious of what you are putting into your body and will help you make choices that support your goals. If you’re

being honest with yourself and record every single thing you consume, you will be able to find the areas where you struggle and could use some help. It is also a good way to see

the areas where you are doing good, which is just as important!

WATER BOTTLE

Water is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. To help stay hydrated, carry a water bottle around with you! There are water bottles that have time markers to remind you to stay

hydrated and have measurement markers to see the amount of water consumed throughout the day.

BLENDER BOTTLE

Blender BottleBlender bottles (or shaker cups) are made for mixing protein shakes, smoothies, and supplements. It is a quick and easy way to get smooth drinks that support your nutritional

needs and objectives.

FOOD SCALE

Food Scale

 

If you count calories/track macros or are trying to be more mindful about your eating, a food scale is a great way to stay on track. You can easily measure portion sizes so you

can accurately determine how many calories and how much of other nutrients you are getting. Because people normally eat servings that are much larger than the recommended amount, a food scale

is a great way to teach portion control and keep you from eating more than planned.

MEAL PREP CONTAINERS

Ez Meal Prep Containers

Meal prep is a huge help when it comes to staying on top of a healthy diet. Meal prep containers are great for portion control and bringing your healthy meals on-the-go!

GROCERY LIST

Graphique Magnetic Notepad

Have a prepared list when you go into the grocery store. This will keep you focused and save you time, where it is very easy to be tempted to get those chips and desserts.

 

FOAM ROLLER

321 Strong 5 in 1 foam Roller

Foam rollers are a game-changer when it comes to recovery. It is used for tissue massage and will help loosen up your muscles before and after your workout. It is great for all fitness levels and you

will be able to work on all your muscles throughout your body.

 

 

TRX SUSPENSION TRAINER

Suspension trainers are very versatile, which allows you to take them anywhere to get a workout in. There are an endless number of exercises you can do, so you will be able to get a full-body workout

with just this one piece of equipment.  Plus, you not only work your major muscles but also your stabilizing muscles.

 

YOGA MAT

Even if you don’t practice yoga, a yoga mat can be used for stretching and for performing other exercises. Whether you’re traveling or using it at home, having a yoga mat makes it possible to workout

anywhere. Having padding on the ground sounds better than doing planks on wood floors or stretching on the grass.

 

MINI EXERCISE BANDS

Mini Exercise Bands are suitable for all fitness and strength levels. Each color band is a different resistance, which can be used for various purposes. Keep them in your gym bag, as they can be

utilized anywhere, in every routine.

 

EXERCISE BALL

You can optimize your health in both the gym and office with an exercise ball. within minutes, you can use it as a stability ball in any kind of fitness training or as a desk chair to correct your posture

and support your back when you work.

 

DEVICE TO TRACK WORKOUTS AND DAILY ACTIVITY 

Such devices are an extremely useful tool when incorporated into a healthy lifestyle as it can track useful information about your body and workouts. Tracking your workouts will help determine if

you’re making progress and at what rate. Plus, tracking the amount of calories you burn during each workout, as well as throughout the day, will help determine how much you should be eating.

 

HEART RATE MONITOR

Heart rate is the number of times your heart beats in each minute, which increases when you exercise, so heart rate monitors will be able to measure the intensity of your workout. Also, many devices

allow you to set a target heart and it will alert you when you have reached your target.

 

HEADPHONES

Listening to music while you workout can really help you tune out any distractions so you can focus and turn up the intensity. It also can help make exercising more enjoyable and go by faster!

Airpods Pro and Powerbeats Pro are both quality headphones for working out. Both headphones are wireless, waterproof, and are designed to handle high-intensity exercise.

 

ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFUSER

Essential oil diffusers work by dispersing essential oils into the air to be inhaled and easily absorbed by the body. Also, most essential oils emit a nice scent into the air when distributed through a

diffuser, also purifying the air (killing bacteria and fungus). Most people love oil diffusers for their relaxing properties. This can help people of all ages fall asleep quicker and sleep more soundly.

Studies have also confirmed that diffusing essential oils like  lavender has been shown to reduce stress and help relieve anxiety

 

 

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