Digital fitness boomed during 2020's quarantine, and the workout tech world has grown exponentially to accommodate the shift from gyms to people's living rooms. To embrace the change (and perhaps replace those makeshift dumbbells you got from your pantry), the best fitness gadgets of 2021 can level up your home exercise routine.
According to business data platform Statista, fitness industry revenue is expected to reach almost $22 million this year, and Transparency Market Research estimates that people are spending 30 to 35% more on fitness-related products than they did before the pandemic. Wearables alone, aka trackers worn around your wrist to measure various body metrics, are expected to double in sales by 2022, according to CCS Insight, an industry analyst, and is set to become a $27 billion market. That's all to say: There are a ton of workout accessories and devices to pick from if you're looking to upgrade your home gym.
Whether you want to track your performance, try new exercises, or boost your body's recovery, there's a product for you. The year has shown innovations across all workout categories, from vibrating foam rollers and living room-friendly fitness equipment to smart mirrors. Here are the top fitness gadgets of 2021 that'll bring fresh life into your sweat sessions.
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