Train with the ferocity of an animal with these menacing-looking bad-boy weights, the Chimp Primal Kettlebells. The 36 lb weight of these sculptured masterpieces is perfectly balanced for the ultimate workout, forged from chimp, err chip and rust resistant high-end coated iron which boast extra thick handles for a perfect grip. No spotter? No excuse. Staring into the eyes of these rabid beasts should more than spur you on.
Roll over treadmills, the Treadwall is in town. For Spiderman wanna-be's or those afraid of heights, this 10 foot rotating climbing wall offers a variable angle from +5 to -20 degrees and offers the ultimate full body workout, improving balance, speed and core strength. Best of all, it's small enough to fit indoors and is also available with a portable package if you'd like to take your wall-scaling outside.
A wristband with a purpose other than the sloganeering of whichever charity is currently in vogue, the Fitbit Flex, available in four shades all with a rather cool LED lighting display will monitor all manner of aspects of your fitness regime. Not only a calories-burned and step counter, it will even wake you by vibrating and then tell you how well you slept. Should be able to figure that one out yourself though, really.
While we usually have disgusting amounts of fun testing the products in the GearCulture office, this one was strictly an after-hours endeavour. Still fun though, and still disgustingly so, too. Hello Touch is quite literally power, well, vibration, at your very fingertips and a real muscle-saver to boot. Probably the only product we've ever tested that our other halves enjoyed more than us.
Possibly the smartest fitness bracelet out there, Amiigo not only tracks heart rate, blood oxygen levels, skin temperature, calories burned and more, but will even recognize the actual exercise routine that is being undertaken and how it is affecting the body. Compatible with an iPhone app and Android devices, it's ultra-lightweight, constructed from plastics and stainless steel, waterproof and available with multiple color accessories for individual customization.
Miniscule, but mighty powerful, the Withings Smart Activity Tracker will monitor your heart-rate while measuring such things as strides run, steps taken and calories burned. Its Bluetooth enabled and will allow you to keep track of your results via the company's very own app. The touchscreen makes it easy to use on the go and the battery will last for a whopping two weeks, which is probably longer than you'll honor that new gym membership. This thing's a pretty cool incentive to do so at least.
Who'd have thought an exercise weight could look so stylish? A useful alternative if office hours stretch past those of the gym and far more use than that sponge stress ball sitting in your drawer, the Alias Barbell is available in 1 or 2kg and even if you don't ever get round to using it to build up a little sweat, it'll make on hell of a paperweight for your desk.
For all serious sportsmen out there, the Mio Alpha Heart Rate Monitor is a world first. No more need for those irritating straps around your chest, this little toy will do it all for you, and more, from the comfort of your wrist. Not only will it provide a continuous heart rate display, but also features a timer, clock and speedometer and Bluetooth connectivity to boot. Compatible with all smart phones, an app will allow you to log and monitor all results.
With its very own app and dozens of others that are happy to oblige too, the sleek, stylish and discreet Withings WS-30 Wireless Scale is a Bluetooth-enabled Wi-Fi boasting weight measuring system that is so smart, it'll even memorize your very own person. Not only does it know whether or not it's you or your girlfriend standing aboard, but it'll automatically upload your data, enabling you to keep track of your gain or loss patterns as desired.
Let's be honest, yoga sometimes puts us in some pretty uncomfortable positions and the least we can do for our joints in return is offer a little bit of support and comfort. The ProSource Premium High Density Exercise Mat offers just that, standing at half an inch thick and made using cutting edge foam technology it also boasts a non-slip underneath grip meaning that there'll be no embarrassing trips while doing the Downward-Facing Dog.