28 Futuristic Fitness Products

These products are the future of fitness. Fortunately, you can have them now.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.


A P.volve subscription for folks who would prefer working out with some…screen time. The classes available make it possible to create a personalized workout routine WHILE staring at that beloved glowing box.


P.volve’s membership includes over 200 workout videos (with new options added weekly). You can even curate a plan based on your goals. It has a progress profile and a library of recipe videos. And feel free to try it first to see if it’s right for you. You can test out the subscription for 14 days for free!

Get a P.volve subscription for $19.99/month.


A galaxy yoga mat so you can get so zen you may truly ~space out~ and find yourself seeing stars.

Mala Yoga Mat Strap

These handcrafted yoga mats are designed and made in Germany.

Promising review:This is exquisite. It has grounding colors, grips well, and is relaxing to look at while engaging in yoga. It is gender neutral and very high quality. I’m sure I’ll be sweating on and enjoying this yoga mat for years to come.” —Christy

Get it from Mala Yoga Mat Strap on Etsy for $113.51.


A workout bow that takes a classic bow and arrow design and turns it on its head! Go ahead, let your Katniss Everdeen out while you work out. With a tool this cool, the odds are ever in your favor.

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Promising review: “Compared to competitors 2x-3x the price this thing competes perfectly well and gives you an awesome pump. I use it with a door anchor to do lat pull downs, stand on it for OPH and curls. It’s super diverse and I’m a big fan of all that can be accomplished.” —Max Burnett

Get it from Amazon for $99.99.


A sports bra with a design that proves athletic clothing is *finally* being designed for the 21st century. Don’t worry, this bra knows your phone is coming with you. It’s gonna have your back.

Senita Athletics

This woman-owned business has been creating affordable and functional activewear since 2015. The line is loved for their small details…they know we want pockets! This bra has removable cups and is wire-free.

Promising review: “I bought this sports bra after hearing so many people rave about it, and I’m so glad that I did! I now have this bra in two colors, and they are so comfy with and without the pads. I wear them for running because of their ability to handle impact, but the pocket is also a great feature! I am a 32 C and a small fit perfectly, without the bottom strap being tight around my rib cage.” —Amanda

Get it from Senita Athletics for $23 (originally $26; available in sizes XS-L and in 10 colors and patterns).


A Tidal Tank that’ll have everyone at the gym asking “~Water~ you working out with?!”

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Promising review: “I really like how versatile this bag is. While performing movements the water moving around inside adds dynamic force, causing you to engage your core and use more muscle fibers to remain steady throughout the movement. Easy to fill, easy to pump. A great product overall. It’s a great addition to my training tools.” —David

Get it from Amazon for $49+ (available in three sizes).


A power ring you can literally keep on the floor of your living room, because it’s so good looking like it doubles as decor. If this is what the future of fitness products looks like, I would like to sign myself up.

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You can also get the full Power Ring set directly from Bala’s site.

Promising review: “I love the weight and ease of use with this ring. It’s great for both my arms and abs. An all-around workout!” —J. Barganz

Get it from Amazon for $85 (available in two colors).


A splurge-worthy rowing machine with a screen so easy to zone into you’re gonna think you’re really row, row, rowing your boat gently across a stream.

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The machine includes a full screen to provide an immersive experience, making the user feel like they’re *really* chopping water. It can be used with or without a subscription, making it a great gift option. There is a starter pack ($2,245) that includes the rowing machine, under machine mat, Polar heart rate monitor, and Jaybird Tarah Pro Wireless Headphones or a one-year subscription for $456.

Promising review: “I own a Peloton bike and I use it regularly. The biggest issue with the bike is that it’s almost all quad. Your upper leg is working like crazy and the cardio is really intense. The problem with the bike is that it doesn’t do the rest of your body. I bought the Hydrow to try to get a full body workout and it’s really great. You’re effectively doing a squat, crunch and push up each time you row. When it’s over you really feel as though you’ve worked out your entire body. The classes are great too. You see the instructor on the screen and you’re mirroring them, so when they go fast so do you. I took a class yesterday and they were in Miami and there were dolphins in the open water. It was pretty neat. Anyway, it’s nice to go stroke for stroke with them and it makes it a lot more enjoyable than a traditional rower. I love it and my family has been using it more than the Peloton.” —David

Get it from Best Buy or Hydrow for $2,245.


A bold bodysuit I’m pretty sure was pulled straight off a fashion-forward UFO. This is specifically for folks who want to stay ahead of fashion trends in and out of the gym.

Solely Fit

BTW — Solely Fit is a Black woman-owned brand creating functional activewear that looks super nice. The pieces are made to work out in and hang out in. This bodysuit is made from a mix of polyester and spandex, so it fits comfortably.

Get it on sale from Solely Fit for $85 (originally $110; available in sizes XS-XL).


A *wild* portable cable Smart Home Gym that weighs nothing but has a mighty workout up its sleeves. You’ll be able to carry an entire gym in your bag. That’s some science magic right there.


Promising review: ”This is a game-changer. I have been able to do every workout that I used to do in the gym now in the comfort of my home. There is so much flexibility with being able to workout when I want where I want since it is so portable. My setup is my home office. This is great on my joints since it is concentric only, meaning there is no negative resistance. You can definitely build muscle with it. I’ve been using it for a few months now and have been able to get my physique back to where it was pre-COVID. I also wanted to add that the customer service is next level. They have been so great whenever I’ve had questions or concerns.” —Ankit Shah

Get it from Amazon for $849.


A Ubarre weight I am certain U are gonna love! Having fitness products that look good enough to keep out (and thus, not find a place to store) is gonna be a huge weight off your shoulders.


Equipt is a small woman-founded brand combining design and functionality into workout gear. The shape of the Ubarre is designed for comfort and utility.

Promising review: “Ubarre is wild! It targets every area of your body. I have been using it daily and have had the best workout in seven years. I cannot believe how quickly it tones your body.” —Brooklyn K

Get it from Equipt for $149+ (available in four weights) or from Bandier for $129 (only available in black in 4 lbs; ships mid May).


A medicine ball for guaranteeing you have a ~ball~ during your daily workouts. This is designed with dimples for an easy grip, making it the perfect multi-use weight if you’re looking for one tool to use in several ways.


Promising review: “This is perfect. It’s just like the ball my trainer has. He recommended it, in fact. I love using it for resistance training and power training by slamming it. I imagine I’m destroying all negativity in my life when I slam it down.” —Prosperous Writer

Get it from Amazon for $29.29+ (available in two weights).


A pair of weighted bangles that’ll look like the newest statement accessory, while giving your limbs a solid workout.

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The bangles range in weight from 1/2 pound to 2 pounds and they’re available in multiple colors. Shop Bala has a bunch of bangles to chose from.

Promising review: “I used to use sandbag ankle weights, but they’d leak sand all over the place and felt so unstable. THESE are utter perfection. They feel super secure, there’s zero leakage, and they are adorable. One of the greatest investments I’ve made in my fitness regime.” —Mikah B.

Get them from Amazon for $49 (available in five colors).


A Mirror, a personalized at-home gym (complete with lessons and real-time training sessions), for fitness-focused folks who know that the home (gym) is where the heart is.

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The Mirror starter pack includes fitness bands, a Bluetooth heart rate monitor, and a care kit with a screen cleaner and cloth, and a camera lens cap for privacy. You’ll also get an adaptable wall mount that works with all wall types and a carbon steel leaner stand. The app will cover your dad and five additional people in the household, letting you all access unlimited live and on-demand workouts.

Promising review: “The Mirror is the best investment I’ve made in quite some time. It is extremely easy to use. The set up was a breeze. I’ve only had it a little over a week and I am using it daily even if running short on time…it’s easy to even do a 15-minute class! I also love I can do multiple classes one for cardio and then add on a short stretch or toning class. Basically, I feel I control what I want to do each day fitting into my schedule rather than working around classes at the gym. And for a family this is far less expensive each month than a multi-person gym membership. I’m thrilled with The Mirror!!! Even had a friend join me for a class and she loved it too!!” —Ronda Stratis Elkins

Get it from Mirror for $1,495.


A padded prop wheel that’ll be a ~wheely~ fun way to laugh in the face of gravity.

Nurture Her Designs

Nuture Her Designs is based in the states and has yoga mats, props, and equipment made with quality materials. Their mission statement is fueled by a desire to ”encourage ‘the art of you’ to awaken and be let free.”

Get it from Nurture Her Designs on Etsy for $55 (available in four colors).


A pair of breathable customized Nikes for fast-paced workouts, including virtual HIIT and boot camp classes. This *stunner* has lightweight mesh, a durable design, and superior grip. Gimme.


Promising review: “The Metcons are the first pair of shoes I’ve purchased specifically for strength training/HIIT and I’m super impressed so far! I can definitely tell a difference that they have a lower profile from heel to toe compared with my running shoes. They’re lightweight but snug and don’t let my feel slide around. Good grip on the bottom. I’ve done about a week’s worth of higher-intensity exercising and have enjoyed every workout with them!” —Nike Customer

Get them from Nike for $150 (available in sizes 5–15 and customized colors).


A Series 6 Apple Watch jam-packed with new upgrades that can further help you track the progress you make with your fitness goals. This watch can literally track your blood oxygen level. How is this real life?!


This has GPS and cellular abilities, includes a Blood Oxygen app, an ECG app, shows high and low heart rate notifications, irregular heart rhythm notifications, a

Supports Family Setup (GPS + Cellular models), and it’s water resistant from 50 meters.

Get it from Apple for $399+ (available in multiple watch face and band styles).


Or a health tracking ring designed with infrared LED sensors, an NTC body temperature sensor, a 3D accelerometer, and a gyroscope – these’ll track your heart rate, HRV, body temperature, and calories burned.


This water-resistant ring saves data for up to six weeks. It is compatible both with Apple Heath and Google Fit. The Oura app allows you to track different habits (like caffeine, alcohol, and water intake) to see how your body is effected by them. It’ll also show you what your sleep cycles look like — a huge factor for personal wellness.

Promising review: “It fits easily into my daily life and provides great information about my body that helps me make choices about my day.” —Danielle

Get it from ōura for $399.


A pair of mod dumbbells for anyone who finds that working with blah equipment is a hard pill to swallow.

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Each bar is three pounds. If you’d like to view all of Bala’s color options, be sure to check out their site.

Promising review: “These little bars are the best thing to happen to the fitness industry!! They are sleek are easy to clean. The little bag they come in make it so portable! I am absolutely obsessed.” —Samantha R.

Get them from Amazon for $55 (available in two colors).


A pair of core twisters sure to be a savvy upgrade from slipping around the floor in your socks.


Promising review: “I bought these to ensure I could safely and quietly exercise while we were in COVID-19 quarantine at a hotel. It was a great way to get in my steps while watching TV or talking to people on the phone. It’s super quiet and easy to use, sturdy, and portable.” —C. Chen

Get them from Amazon for $39.50.


A Chopper so you can live your lumberjack dream with a modern tool you can use to chop ’til you drop!

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Promising review: “This is hands down the best piece of workout equipment I have at home. Let’s start with quality: it’s 10/10 incredibly well made, durable, sleek, and actually makes my apartment look nicer. As for versatility: the way it’s designed is super cool and allows me to get so many different exercises in while working on my core. Whoever invented this is a genius. Definitely worth the money.” —Mina E.

Get it from Amazon or Chop Fit for $99.


A bodysuit with a bold design, because it’s totally gonna be worth investing in a cool wardrobe for your fit future.

Pru Apparel

Pru Apparel is a Black woman-owned business creating printed activewear since 2014. They use culturally inspired prints to celebrate their heritage. This bodysuit has illustrations of Marula trees from South African all over it.

Get it from Pru Apparel for $80 (available in sizes S-XL).

Getting Inverted

This small biz is in Tallahassee, Florida and has everything you need to start your own aerial silks journey!

Promising review: “I’m a super amateur and I absolutely love this product! The color of the material is perfect. The equipment and the material are very good quality. Super easy instillation. Fast processing and shipping! Glad I picked this shop to start my journey with!” —Starr Holland

Get it from Getting Inverted on Etsy for $109+ (available in four styles and several colors).


A set of push-up handles that’ll be the helpful extension your humble hands have been looking for. Keep your form up to par even if you’re working (out) from home!


Promising review: “If you work out at home and use body weight, you need the Perfect Fitness Pushup Elite stands. They allow you to vary your width, strengthen your hands and wrists, and alleviate pain, while allowing for deeper pushups. The result is a better chest and tricep pump, which translates into more strength and size. The stands give you an extra couple of inches in height while doing pushups and added comfort as they can rotate 360 degrees. The handles have a rubber padding, which is comfortable on your hands and can support up to 400 pounds. This is perfect for me since I use a weight vest when doing pushups.” —D. Miyao

Get a set of two from Amazon for $28.99.


A balance board for working on your snowboarding, skateboarding, and general coordination while inside.

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Exercising while watching Shondaland hits makes you healthier, physically and emotionally. That’s just science.

Promising review: “This is by far my FAVORITE Christmas gift this year! This is super fun — a great workout. Did I say SOOO FUN!? I may spend the whole weekend (and beyond!) ‘playing’ with this.” —azure_mouse

Get it from Amazon for $53.97.


A one-shoulder sports bra — a mod look sure to stun on your run.


Promising review: “This bra is everything I didn’t know I needed. The fit is perfect, still the same comfy material, but doubles as a top to wear out with some cute jeans. I feel super confident wearing this bra to workout too because it just looks so stylish.” —Ashley V.

Get it from Girlfriend for $38 (available in sizes S–3XL and two colors).


A Stealth core trainer that’s really and truly gonna trick you into loving exercise. This video game balancing board is gonna be your favorite entertainment when you’re lying around and looking for something to do.


Getting a Stealth board was the very best thing that has happened to me during quarantine. Mixing the fun of games on your phone with the natural endorphins you get from exercising is, to put it lightly, genius. I have two in my home and my husband and I compete daily to see who can last the longest. My favorite game is the paragliding challenge, he’s into the planet-blasting space adventure. Nerd.

Promising review: “I believe any money invested in health and fitness is worth it when utilized. This is a great purchase and integrates gaming with fitness. It’s a fun way to build a strong core and expose the abs. No assembly is required, just a quick app download and you’ll be ready to break your friends’ record and at the same time sculpt your abs.” —Makisan

Get it from Amazon for $149.


A bala beam can give your arms the workout they’ve been waiting for, without causing stress or strain on your neck.

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Promising review: “I was itching for Bala to make one of these and I am beyond happy with the product they put out. The beam is ergonomically designed to fit the back of your neck without hurting, unlike most weighted bars that put pressure on your neck and top of the spine, this does not! The coating is sleek, smooth, and really satisfying to hold. It is on the pricier side for gym equipment but it’s worth every penny because I’ve found it motivates me to work out. Pretty equipment means I want to see them and use them!” —Natali T.

Pre-order it from Bala for $99 (available in three colors; ships 5/30).


And finally, an upgraded meditation cushion that’ll be a soft place to land when you’re done with a hard workout and you’re ready to stretch and meditate.


This suuuper chic meditation mat is our splurge-worthy pick on BuzzFeed Reviews! Learn why we love its “meticulously engineered, thoughtfully designed, and has a head-turning, modern look.” I actually own this and can confirm: it makes meditation so much more comfortable! Not only do my husband and I use it to meditate, we also keep it in our living room as extra seating.

Get it from Walden for $85 (available in two sizes and seven colors).

Next thing you know, we’ll all be doing this workout:


Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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