If you're interested in yoga or Pilates, you're probably already familiar with the yoga block as an assistance tool for especially challenging poses. You can also use them at home to provide additional neck support during core work, and while it may seem like just, well, a foam block, there are more things you can do with one than you might expect.
You don't need to be a Double Dutch champion to reap the benefits of jumping rope, which never really gets proper credit for its fitness-boosting abilities.
Nikki Warren, co-founder of Kaia FIT, advocates for the portable and lightweight option because it challenges coordination while increasing your heart rate.
"Between strength-training intervals, jump rope continuously for 30 to 45 seconds for a quick cardio burst and metabolism booster," Warren says.
If you're on a tight budget, Edward Jackowski, fitness expert and CEO of Exude Fitness, recommends making a small investment in dumbbells.
"Light dumbbells are the perfect weight for toning your entire upper body and burning off excess fat," Jackowski says. You can use dumbbells in a variety of ways to give yourself a killer upper-body workout, making them one of the more versatile items on this list.