You might recall the cheap plastic hoops littered across the yard from when you were a kid, but these day hula hooping is a mainstream fitness fad touted by the likes of Beyoncé, Michelle Obama and Selena Gomez. Shed the calories in a workout that works the hips, waist, and your balance with these aerobic-focused hoops. Beyond price and portability, focus on hoop weight, circumference and feel depending on your fitness goals.
Whether you want to strengthen leg muscles, boost metabolism, or lose some weight, ankle weights are a great piece of equipment that can help you reach your workout goals. Designed to be worn around the ankles (or wrists), using ankle weights is an effective way to increase strength in your major muscle groups and help fatigue your muscles with more resistance. Design, fit, material, and weight are important features to evaluate when choosing a set. We took a look at four good ankle weight sets on the market. Have a great workout!