2021 Fitness Trends & Equipment Needed to Achieve Your Goals
How to kick your year into high gear with Everlast.
In case you’re not familiar – Everlast is the global leader in authentic boxing and fitness equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories. Built on a brand heritage of authenticity and individuality, it has become a necessary part of the lives of countless athletes and fitness enthusiasts who train, compete and live an active lifestyle.
From going virtual, mobility & mindfulness to ‘GFM’ (Gym From Home) – here are the top fitness trends for 2021, as well as everything you need in order to achieve those New Year’s goals.
Trend #1: Going Virtual
Those virtual workouts aren’t going anywhere, so log on to IG Live or your favourite gym’s virtual program and get your body moving with equipment that can uphold your online workout sessions, no matter what the activity. With 60% of professionals preferring virtual or online workouts this past year, it is no doubt that this fitness trend is just as important in 2021.
Everlast 14MM Exercise Mat
As fitness studios have turned virtual this past year, keeping active is essential. Whether you’re working on a low impact workout or a tense muscle-building session, exercising on a hard surface is not the way to do it! Get on your feet, or on all fours, and work every muscle of your body using Everlast’s Exercise Foam Mat. It is latex- free, non-slip and constructed with high-density foam cushions to support your back and knees while you exercise.
Everlast 16lb Pair Hand Weights
Get those gains while following along with your favourite trainer! Adding weights to your workout is very important for anyone wanting to gain muscle, which also helps you burn extra calories throughout your workout. Target the upper body at home using Everlast’s Hand Weights. These hand weights have long-lasting functionality and with each weight weighing 8lbs – you can gradually build muscle and customize your workout.
Everlast 8Lb Black Tough Grip Medicine Ball
Feeling like your workouts aren’t doing much to your body? Getting an intense total body workout without using free weights and other equipment is easily achievable. You can condition your upper and lower body with the Everlast Tough Grip Medicine Ball. Using a medicine ball in your cardio and strength training workouts will help you target the arms, back, abdominals, and legs. It also has a textured finish which ensures secure handling during your sweatiest sessions. Level-up your workouts with a variety of squat throws, side to side slams, overhead slams, wall balls and more with this piece of equipment.
Everlast Heavy Resistance Power Band
Adding that extra resistance to your online workouts will help you sculpt the body of your quarantine dreams! Everlast’s Extra Heavy Power Band will give you some extra tension during your workouts. Made of extra-thick, durable and soft latex, this power band will help strengthen and tone all the muscle groups of your body. You can also adjust the intensity to what is comfortable for you. Wherever your workout takes you, this lightweight, portable power band provides you with the opportunity to mix up your workouts and add variety.
Trend #2: Mobility and Mindfulness
As 2020 comes to a close, more and more consumers have started holding their mental health as highly as they hold their physical health. These same consumers are turning towards mindful physical activities, such as yoga, and other mind & body correlation training – making it a prominent fitness trend in 2021 to help cope with stress and navigate through these unprecedented times.
Everlast Yoga Essential Kit
Now more than ever, consumers are wanting to combine their physical training with mental relaxation, due to the high amounts of stress this year has caused on many people’s mental wellbeing. This brings forward the importance of yoga and all its benefits, including a decrease in depression, pain relief and boosting muscle mass. This yoga essential kit comes with everything you may need to ‘zen out’ and get in tune with your mind and body. The yoga strap is perfect for deep stretches and good posture, as many are working from home hunched over their laptops and the yoga bricks are great for gaining balance and stability to increase strength. Practice an array of techniques by mimicking the yoga poses printed on the mat.
Everlast Stretch Bands (Set of 3)
Since people are spending so much time sitting down due to the pandemic closures, it is important to get your body moving and stretch your muscles throughout the day. Look to Everlast’s Stretch Bands Set of 3 so you can continue to perform at your best and get your stretch in. These lightweight, portable bands engage every muscle group for an intense stretching session or workout. Made with durable, natural latex rubber, the bands’ dynamic design helps to improve range of motion and targets the core muscles. You can also choose your level of intensity with the light, medium and heavy bands. While great to include in your workout routine, these bands are also great for therapeutic use to relieve tension in weak muscles and regain strength.
Everlast 18” EVA Foam Roller
Everyone knows workouts can get the best of your body. That’s why the Everlast 18-Inch EVA Muscle Roller is the perfect piece of equipment to help you repair tired muscles and support stiffness. This roller penetrates tissue deep in your muscles for a soothing massage, which is also relaxing and low maintenance movement for the body. You can also use this roller towards stretching techniques, improving balance, or as a brace during yoga. Its size is optimal for targeting all muscles, providing the full-body relief you’ve been looking for. It can also be used for warm-ups and recovery sessions. Treat your body right from the inside and out.
Trend #3: GFH aka Gym From Home
This year, the closure of our fitness studios really challenged us to be proactive and find other ways to maintain our fitness goals, despite losing a place to workout. While many people turned virtual, others took this time to build their own personal at-home gyms in their basements, garages, etc. – making this an ongoing fitness trend in 2021
Everlast Chin and Sit Up Bar
This piece of equipment is perfect for any doorway in to help intensify your upper body workout. Everlast’s Chin and Sit Up Bar can hold up to 250 pounds and will test your ability to lift and lower your own body weight all from home! You can choose your level of intensity and take your at-home workout to the next level, literally.
Everlast Agility Ladder
Looking to get some cardio in without leaving your house? Accelerate your heartbeat and test your pace with Everlast’s Agility Ladder. This portable agility ladder provides you with a simple method to help improve your foot and speed agility. It will help you develop better coordination, balance and overall fitness. This is the perfect tool to incorporate into a variety of sports drills, warm-up activities and cardio workouts. No matter what your level of fitness is or how old you are, this ladder will give you a huge boost in stamina, all while keeping your equipment collection simple and effective.
Everlast AB Toning Wheel
Toning your abs can be made easy with Everlast’s AB Toning Wheel. Feel the burn in your abdominals and strengthen the rest of your body with this piece of equipment—the perfect addition to your at-home gym. It is easy-to-use and accommodates active lifestyle enthusiasts of all strength levels, helping you target the upper and lower body. It also features dual wheels for stability and molded handles to give you a secure grip as you push and pull during your workout.
Everlast Power Tower
Want to go to a boxing class but everything is closed? The Everlast Power Tower is a water-weighted punching bag that can provide you with that class action feel—all while working out at home! The Power Tower is an inflatable, multifunctional punching bag that combines fitness and fun for the beginner athlete or the active lifestyle enthusiast. This new addition to your workout equipment collection provides a mix from your regular workout routines and adds a variety during low-impact cardio. Adults can work towards their health and fitness goals AND it is a great way to keep kids physically active as well.
Everlast Extreme Jump Rope
Working out outdoors grew more popular this year as many turned to the outdoor space as their own workout playground. Whether outdoor or indoor, you can jump into great cardio with this piece of equipment that will be sure to get your heart rate going! The Everlast’s Extreme Jump Rope is perfect for switching your routine and keeping you invested in working out. It is made with durable plastic and is 9 feet in length making it ideal for all fitness levels and all heights. It also has a unique rubberized handle design that provides maximum grip during your workout. Step up your regularly scheduled cardio with a simple yet effective calorie-burner.