These innovative gadgets and fun stocking fillers will have you sprinting back to the gym to get back into shape after the inevitable excess of the Christmas period.
1) Nike plus iPod Sport Kit
This incredible device transforms your iPod into a personal trainer by providing real-time, spoken feedback that alerts you to workout milestones. It fits inside your trainer and you can then track time, distance, pace, and calories burned by transmitting the information wirelessly to your device for instant feedback
2) Slendertone Flex Unisex Belt
This unisex toning belt from Slendertone uses 99 levels to work up to hard, firm abs. A great way to tone and firm in the comfort of your own home. The 7 different programs allow you to tailor the workout and train your muscles, with warm up and cool down phases.
3) Ironman Triathlon 50-Lap Sleek Watch
Stylish and streamlined watch in a variety of different colours. This is truly a timepiece for everyone, with sleek ergonomics and ventilated strap enable the ultimate in comfort. Form is further embellished by function with the presence of two interval timers, multiple workout storage and three alarms.
4) H2O Audio Flex Waterproof Sport Headphones
The headsets are 100% waterproof and sweat proof, which means you can still play your favorite music under the water. One of the cheaper options on the market but still great quality.
5) Reebok EasyTone Trainers
These trainers are specially developed to work muscles in you legs and bottom that wouldn’t normally get a workout. The shoes have built in balance pods that make you feel slightly off-balance so your body has to compensate for this by adjusting your posture. They also look great!
6) Neoprene Mini Sports Belt
This is high on my wish-list because I never know what to do with my keys when I go for a run. It is designed to fit all your essentials, including: mobile, iPod, keys and credit cards. It will not bounce or shift during fitness activity and it comes in several different colours.
7) Little Buddha Yoga Mat
This beautiful and luxurious silk yoga mat is truly made with love. It has a non-slip faux leather base and cosy fleece top to give comfort and reassurance for stretching or holding your pose. The mat is filled with pure lavender that gently releases its fragrance as you practice. Yes, it’s very expensive, but you will be the envy of the yoga class.
8) Adidas Skipping Rope
Skip yourself slim and improve your footwork with simple skipping exercises. Definitely not just for the playground, boxers always train with them to keep light on their feet.
9) Shake Weight Pro
This modified dumbbell is a revolution in strength training, you will really notice your arms, shoulders and chest tighten and tone. It does get fast results, but you do look pretty hilarious whilst using it. You can adjust the resistance from easy to moderate and then intense.
10) Studio Lux Quattro Leggings
Black leggings are the absolute staple for any woman’s workout wardrobe. These are streamlined and stylish with a little extra detailing for enhanced silhouette. They are lightweight and the signature water transport will keep you dry and feeling fresh.