Workout Gear That Every Woman Over 50 Needs

13 pieces of workout equipment that will help women over 50

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Working out and partaking in regular exercise is vital whatever age you are. However, as you grow older you may find exercise sessions a lot harder than they once were. Below is a list of useful equipment that will show you no matter what age you are, you can also keep on top of your fitness regime. From battling post-workout soreness to ensuring you have a more effective workout overall, this gear will get you in fighting shape.

#1 PARFAIT Women’s Sports Bra

The PARFAIT Women's Sports Bra product recommended by Heather Patt on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Heather Patt from Heather Patt Public Relations. Find out more about the PARFAIT Women’s Sports Bra by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

I would love to suggest Parfait Lingerie’s Active Sports Bra as a wonderful option for any woman over 50. Parfait is known for their inclusivity with sizing ranging from 30A – 44H | XS – 4XL.

#2 Essentia Water, Ionized Alkaline Bottled Water

The Essentia Water, Ionized Alkaline Bottled Water product recommended by Zach Michael on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Zach Michael from Distinct Dialogue. Find out more about the Essentia Water, Ionized Alkaline Bottled Water by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

“Sharing essential fitness hydration tips from Essentia Water. Essentia Water is supercharged ionized alkaline water that is better at rehydrating (hydration study) – which can help promote overall health.

6 Tips for Promoting Hydration and Regularity:

  • Track your Oz’s: drink six to eight 8 oz. glasses of water daily
  • Avoid too much fun in the sun: UV, humidity and heat-index can be dangerous
  • Know the signs of dehydration: these include headaches, feeling thirsty and fatigue
  • Enjoy juicy fruits and vegetables: snack on cool watermelon and cucumbers
  • Go easy on the iced coffee and alcohol: while refreshing, they are diuretics!
  • Recharge after exercise: you may need to hydrate more after summer exercise”

#3 Aku Ball

The Aku Ball product recommended by Michelle Molison on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Michelle Molison from Orca Communications Unlimited, LLC. Find out more about the Aku Ball by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

Soothe muscle aches and pains, improve circulation, reduce stress and anxiety with Akuspike’s easy to use, self-treatment acupressure tools. The Aku Ball is made up of 515 small, metal spikes that provide instant relief to those hard-to-reach areas of the body. Your body will instantly react to Aku’s metals triggering a revitalizing sensation unlike anything you’ve experienced before. It’s small and versatile, making it easy to take with you wherever you go.

#4 Wellgate for Women PerfectFit Wrist Support

The Wellgate for Women PerfectFit Wrist Support product recommended by Dara Shlifka on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Dara Shlifka from N/A. Find out more about the Wellgate for Women PerfectFit Wrist Support by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

I have a great product for you to include in your story. Wellgate wrist support was created by women for women and is a great product if you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis.

#5 Silent Beacon Personal Safety Tracking Devices With Emergency Call Button

The Silent Beacon Personal Safety Tracking Devices With Emergency Call Button product recommended by Kenny Kelley on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Kenny Kelley from Silent Beacon. Find out more about the Silent Beacon Personal Safety Tracking Devices With Emergency Call Button by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

Silent Beacon is a wearable, wireless panic-button device that connects to smartphones, tablets and other compatible Bluetooth™ devices. The Beacon can place a call to first responders and anyone else she needs to reach in an emergency and can convey her GPS location – all with one button push. The Silent Beacon is perfect for female solo runners.

No other wearable safety device does so much for so little – and so simply. Silent Beacon offers features not available on other wearable devices, at a much lower price, including:

  • Ability to program any number into the one-push emergency call
  • Works internationally
  • GPS live tracking
  • Two-way communication device thoughtfully designed for easy activation and avoidance of false alerts
  • Multiple customized direct contact options (911/EMS)
  • Customizable contact list
  • No monthly payments or hidden fees. Special additional services can be activated upon request.

#6 TENS 7000 2nd Edition Digital TENS Unit Kit With Accessories

The TENS 7000 2nd Edition Digital TENS Unit Kit With Accessories product recommended by Brandon Landgraf on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Brandon Landgraf from Compass Health Brands. Find out more about the TENS 7000 2nd Edition Digital TENS Unit Kit With Accessories by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

A major struggle with staying fit as we get older is handling pain and soreness. Our bodies aren’t able to stay in shape as easily and don’t take as kindly to physical activity. While pain medication is great, it’s also dangerous and addicting. TENS 7000 solves both of these problems with natural pain relief. It’s easy to use and provides custom pain relief for both chronic and acute pain. That means women over 40 don’t have to worry about being sidelined from exercise because of aches and pain.

#7 ActivMotion Bars

The ActivMotion Bars product recommended by Derek Mikulski on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Derek Mikulski from ActivMotion Bar. Find out more about the ActivMotion Bars by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

As we age, balance and strength diminish. ActivMotion Bars are hollow weighted exercise bars that are partially filled with ball bearings that shift dynamically within. This shifting resistance causes more stability and core muscles to work as the bar is being lifted. For anyone, this means better balance, more core strength and higher calorie burn since more muscles are working to stabilize the shifting bar. ActivMotion Bars come in different weights, and come with digital workouts with any purchase. ActivMotion Bars range in price from $99 to $159 each depending on the weight of the bar. They are proudly made in Michigan, USA.

#8 BalanceFrom GoYoga Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat

The BalanceFrom GoYoga Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat product recommended by Caleb Backe on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Caleb Backe from Maple Holistics. Find out more about the BalanceFrom GoYoga Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

A thick yoga mat is a fantastic gear that any woman over 50 should have to get fit. Yoga is a fantastic way to gain balance, flexibility, and strength. There are countless free yoga lessons on YouTube, but since technique is very important, taking a yoga class with an instructor is advised.

#9 TENSION TONER Portable Home Gym

The TENSION TONER Portable Home Gym product recommended by Joe on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Joe from Tension Toner. Find out more about the TENSION TONER Portable Home Gym by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

“Tension Toner is a workout system that doesn’t just make one particular muscle group strong. In almost every exercise, you’ll engage your neglected pulling muscles. This helps protect you from shoulder injuries, and helps fix your posture.

ADJUSTABLE RESISTANCE: There are three levels of resistance built into the bar. As you pull the bar apart under isometric tension, you exercise multiple muscles simultaneously and fatigue your muscles quickly.

ULTRA COMPACT AND PORTABLE: The patented complete gym comes fully assembled, is only 16 inches when folded, and weighs just 1.5 pounds.”

#10 Mirafit Cork Yoga Mat

The Mirafit Cork Yoga Mat product recommended by Libby Masters on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Libby Masters from Mirafit. Find out more about the Mirafit Cork Yoga Mat by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

Love hot Yoga? Bikram addicts will agree these gorgeous Cork Yoga Mats by Mirafit are the natural choice for any aspiring Yogi. With a non-slip finish, the detailed design provides focus and inspiration for your workout. Plus they’re Eco-friendly with 100% natural cork wood top.

#11 Vegan Tote by Sports Chic

The Vegan Tote by Sports Chic product recommended by Krista Loew on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Krista Loew from Orca Communications. Find out more about the Vegan Tote by Sports Chic by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

New from Sports Chic – the Vegan Tote is made with high quality, UV protected waterproof and easy to clean faux leather and includes four insulated pockets for easy access to hot or cold drinks and other essentials like sunglasses and keys. There’s also plenty of room! The Sports Chic Tote can easily carry a yoga mat and has a padded compartment that can fit two tennis rackets, or a 14” laptop. The interior is made with a waterproof antimicrobial lining and has deep pockets for even more storage. Available in a variety of fun colors including: Sunset Pink, Sunrise Blue, Titanium, Bronze, Pewter, Black, and Midnight Blue.

#12 dod Fitness Knee Donuts

The dod Fitness Knee Donuts product recommended by Linda Melone on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Linda Melone from AgelessAfter50. Find out more about the dod Fitness Knee Donuts by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

“These enable women with knee joint pain to comfortably perform exercises on all fours, such as the bird dog and push-ups.

I also like this set of exercise tubing. They’re an inexpensive way to work out at home and provide a variety of exercise options. They’re also easy to tuck into luggage for travel and take up no space and they weight next to nothing”

#13 Star Cruncher by Nikki Haskell

The Star Cruncher by Nikki Haskell product recommended by Shannon Smyth on Improve Her Health.
Recommended by
Shannon Smyth from A Girl’s Gotta Spa!. Find out more about the Star Cruncher by Nikki Haskell by reading the description below or clicking on the button.

Workout and diet guru to the stars, Nikki Haskell, created a resistance band strength training system that builds muscle and tones in just 18 minutes a day. The Star Cruncher helps in developing greater flexibility and strengthening of the upper and lower body while also tightening your abdonimal muscles. It targets all your problem areas!

Written by Eve O'Rourke

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