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By far the best headphones I’ve used at the gym. Blocks out pretty much all unwanted noise, great for anybody who wants Zen-like focus while training (or working or studying for that matter). Review here.
One of the best ways to get in (more than) your daily dose of fruits and veggies everyday. It can make a very clear difference to your energy levels, appearance, and general health. Read up.
This is the most accurate way to measure your heart rate and improvements in conditioning. The strap can be annoying to put on, but it’s well worth using if you’re serious about training. Sync it up to one of these and off you go. Or you can just use the free Polar app on your phone.
Resistance bands are very large elastic bands that can be used for a variety of exercises.
They’re perfect for using at home, on holiday, and any time you have limited access to equipment. They can be used for assisted pull-ups, push-ups, tricep pushdowns and many other exercises.
41 inch Iron Woody medium resistance band (good for beginners who want to do pull-ups)
Skipping is a timeless exercise for burning fat, improving fitness, and developing co-ordination.
Once again, you can use a skipping rope anywhere, any time.
Excellent lightweight tool for interval training.
In my opinion, the best place to get your supplements. I’ve been using these guys for a while and the quality of their products is always top notch, with quick delivery, and very good prices. I highly recommend their protein. Plus you can make a delicious performance shake with their stuff.
This book by Dr Kelly Starrett has made a massive difference to all aspects of my athletic performance. Save yourself some pain later on and get it now! See my review of the book here.
One of the best tools you can use to unloosen tight muscle tissue and get rid of pain. Throw it in your gym bag and thank me later!
Great way to build up the grip and forearms (which will translate to bigger lifts and improve grip during sports like BJJ). Thick bar training is a very powerful way to improve strength, and Fat Gripz are can make any pair of dumbbells or barbell thick.