Maybe you stuffed yourself at the Thanksgiving table or you’ve put on a few pounds during coronavirus stay-at-home orders. Don’t stress. Most people feel under motivated and overweight right now.
If you want to reduce your soon-to-be Santa belly, retailers are offering Black Friday discounts on top brand health and exercise equipment, athlete-endorsed workout clothing and motivational personal electronics, like Fitbits and other fitness trackers.
Have you seen fitness mirrors that can stream live workouts in any room of your home?
Here are highlights of Black Friday fitness gear:
Bowflex has strength and cardio equipment including a full lineup of indoor cycling bikes, Max Trainers, home gyms, treadmills and adjustable dumbbells. Use code FIT2020 for Black Friday specials, discounts and freebies at checkout through Dec. 2.
The Brrrn Experience offers an at-home fitness slide board that includes on-demand workouts. Use the code TURKEY15 to receive 15% off and a year’s on-demand subscription.
Echelonfit offers rowers, bikes, treadmills and smart mirrors to support at-home workouts as well as live and on-demand classes. Save $200 on the new EX-1 LE bike, on sale at $799 (regularly $999) that can be delivered by Christmas.
Hydrow has at-home rowing machines with live and on-demand, athlete-led workouts. Receive $500, $250 in accessories and free shipping with the Hydrow Black Friday Package ($1,995).
Hyfit Gear has smart fitness resistance bands and guided workouts with professional trainers. Receive $168 off from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
MYXfitness focuses on science-backed, motivational workouts with cross-training coaches and next-level at-home equipment. Take $250 off and receive free shipping and assembly (valued at $250). Sign up to receive the newsletter when you buy a MYX, and you’ll also get an exclusive welcome offer and a holiday gift bundle (valued at $75).
NordicTrack has treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, rowers and other strength training equipment. The Commercial X22i is discounted $200 to $2,799, which includes a year of iFit family membership ($468 value).
Schwinn has a lineup of indoor cycling, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, Airdyne bikes as well as high-quality, affordable cardio machines.
Sharper Image has a space-saving adjustable rowing machine with a hydraulic cylinder that you set the resistance level ($189) plus discounts of up to 20% cash back and free shipping on order of $99 or more (use the code SHIP99).
Backcountry has deals up to 60% off on men’s, women’s and kids clothing plus hiking, camping, biking, climbing, running fly-fishing and paddling gear. Take 15% off your first order.
Jenson USA has Black Friday sales on bikes, jerseys, shorts, shoes and helmets. The retailer carries mountain, road, electric and commute bikes, kids’ bikes and apparel, with free shipping on order of $60 or more.
Moosejaw has bikes, gear, cycling clothing and accessories discounted up to 30% off.
Dick’s Sporting Goods has deals up to 50% off on fitness and recreation equipment like trampolines, bikes, basketball hoops and ping pong tables as well as outdoor, camping and hiking gear for the backyard or the backwoods, plus golf, footwear and outwear.
Flexispot makes a sleek desk bike that lets you pedal while you work ($259.99, a $90 discount). Black Friday half-off deals Nov. 27-Nov.30 include up to 30% off electric height adjustable standing desks ($299 for a 42-inch-long or 48-inch long sit-or-stand desk in black or white plus free shipping), portable height-adjustable desk top models and standing desk converters ($179.99).
Manduka offers yoga mats, apparel and accessories designed by yogis. Receive 20% all orders over $125, even sale items, with the code HOLIDAY20.
Theragun PRO is a deep-muscle therapy device used to enhance muscle recovery, release stress and tension, and soothe discomfort. Save $150 with the sale price of $449.
Overstock is offering up to 70% off sitewide and free shipping. Black Friday sales on sports and outdoor equipment include exercise equipment, cycling, golf, skating and scooters, and workout essentials.
Walmart’s Black Friday event includes massage and relaxation deals as well as discounts on sports, exercise and outdoor equipment.
Amazon Black Friday Week sales offer deals on sports and outdoor equipment
- Save up to 30% on select C9 Champion
- Save up to 30% on select Adidas active wear, backpacks, and more
- Save up to 30% on Tile trackers for your gym bag or backpack
- Save up to 33% on Bose QC35 II noise cancelling headphones
- Save up to 50% on Skullcandy Indy True and XT earbuds
- A massage gun is a great way to make sure you can recover fast and Amazon has several Black Friday deals on massage guns, but this Renpho model that comes with a carry case is on sale for $75 instead of the usual $100 price tag. This HEHX model massage gun is on sale for just under $66 instead of the regular $109 list price.
Woot!, Amazon’s deal site, has limited-time discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with free shipping for Prime members and daily doorbuster deals. See discounts on sports and outdoor equipment as well as the biggest Under Armour event of the year.
Amazon Warehouse lets customers save an extra 20% on select quality, pre-owned and open box items for the kitchen, home, office, sports and outdoors, including major appliances, furniture, home décor, computers and tablets, video games, pet supplies, TVs and more. Visit amazon.com/amazonwarehouse.
Fitbit Inspire 2 fitness tracker in white, black and pink, monitors fitness and nutrition and is on sale at $69 (save $30) at Walmart until 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27.
Fitbit Ace 2 activity tracker lets kids 6 and older pick a clock face and choose an avatar for the fitness app that encourages healthy habits and well-being ($49.95, save $20 at Amazon).
More of us are wearing a blend of athletic and leisure clothing — “athleisure” — all the time now. Instead of dressing for work and then heading to the gym, we’re hanging out all day in yoga pants, shorts and sweats. Call them pre-pajamas.
Here’s the brands with Black Friday sales:
Alo Yogad is offering up to 50% off leggings, jackets and sweatshirts during its Black Friday sales plus 20% off new arrivals.
Bandier has fashionable fitness bottoms, tops, outerwear, sweats, bras, shoes and accessories plus free shipping. Take 30% off everything on the site. Sign up for emails to receive 15% off your next order.
Beyond Yoga has ultra-soft Spacedye joggers, other clothing in sizes XS-3X plus a maternity line. Sign up for emails and get 15% off your first order. See Black Friday sales up to 30% off, even on must-haves that “never go on sale.”
Fabletics, cofounded by actress Kate Hudson, has anti-stink, four-way stretch, quick drying and lightweight tops, bottoms, underwear and accessories (socks, active hats) to help keep men and women active. Everything is up to 70% off when you become a member.
Foot Locker has new gear on sale and is offering free shipping on orders over $50. Take 25% off your $49 purchase with the code GOBBLE25 at checkout
Eleven by Venus Williams takes activewear to a stylish new level. Some of the tennis great’s athletic collection are marked down, up to 60% off while supplies last.
Epoque Evolution’s Orion Legging II ($118) is another good example of upscale athleisure wear: It’s sharp looking with front ankle slits. It’s designed to shape and lift. It’s made of soft, sustainable, durable fabrics that dry quickly and wick away sweat. Take 10% off your first order. Buy two organic cotton tops, any color and style, at a 15% discount (20% off for three).
Gym Shark, fitness apparel and accessories for men and women, is taking up to 30% off during Black Friday sales. Use the code BF15 for an extra 15% off when you spend over $120.
Lululemon has activewear for women and men, like soft, barely-there Align Pant leggings in a variety of lengths, stretchy joggers, fast-drying Everlux fabric tights and wind- and water-resistant vest fabric. See Black Friday sales for women, men and accessories like hats, wraps, bags and backpacks.
Nike is having a sale with an extra 20% off with the code SHOP20 There is free shipping for members or orders of $150 or more.
Noli Yoga has flattering women’s active wear and fitness apparel in fun, bold performance fabrics. Receive 35% off everything on the site.
Outdoor Voices recreation brand has extra roomy, fleecy-soft Nimbus hoodies and sweats. Take up to 70% men’s and women’s apparel, shoes and accessories off sitewide. Enter your email to take 20% off your first order.
Public Rec leisurewear is 20% during Black Friday sales and shipping is free.
Rhone offers high-performance activewear for men at the gym, outdoors or while commuting to work. Take up to 30% off during Black Friday sales. Receive a free Everyday Essentials Undershirt (a $38 value) on orders $250 or more. Take 10% off your first order. Shipping is free.
Stitch Fix, the subscription-free, personal style service for men and women, carries Beyond Yoga, Sundry, Sweaty Betty and other athleisure brands. There is free shipping, returns and exchanges.
Under Armour Outlet is offering up to 50% off as well as free shipping on orders of $60 or more.
Vuori Clothing has men and women’s performance apparel to inspire fitness, nature, creativity and community. Take 20% off your first purchase. Ground shipping is free for orders more than $75.
Yoga Outlet lets you save up to 30% off all clothing for women and men with the code THANKS at checkout. Take 10% off your first order. There is free shipping on orders of more than $75.
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