Best fitness accessories for yoga at home iMore 2022
Yoga is a great way to relieve tension, strengthen the body, and alleviate stress. With so many great fitness apps available, it's easy to breathe, stretch, and let it go in the comfort of your own living space. These are our favorite fitness accessories for practicing yoga at home.
- Earbuds: Apple AirPods Pro - Ear buds
- External speaker: HomePod Mini - Smart speaker
- Track your practice: Apple Watch Series 7 - Smart watch
- Smart mat: YogiFi Smart Yoga Mat
- Breathe and relax: Asakuki Smart Aromatherapy Diffuser
- Smarty pants: Nadix Smart Yoga Pants
- Better posture in poses: Upright Go 2 Posture Trainer - Movement tracker
- Over-ear headphones: Treblab Z2 - Headphones
- Wind down: Cove - Wearable device
Earbuds: Apple AirPods Pro - Ear budsStaff Pick
Whether you're taking yoga class on a fitness app or practicing on your own with music, audio is essential. Apple AirPods Pro deliver the high-quality audio you need. They feature active noise cancellation and transparency mode and offer a customizable fit.
External speaker: HomePod Mini - Smart speaker
If an external speaker is more your speed, you can't go wrong with HomePod mini. It offers room-filling, 360-degree sound, as well as voice command. Ask Siri to play your favorite yoga tunes or set a gentle alarm to lure you out of savasana. This little speaker is portable and comes in five different colors.
Track your practice: Apple Watch Series 7 - Smart watch
Apple Watch Series 7 is here and can track all the ways you move — yoga included. Monitor your heart rate, calorie burn, and Sp02 levels while you practice. Series 7 tracks and stores this data so you can watch health and fitness trends over time.
Smart mat: YogiFi Smart Yoga Mat
This smart yoga mat by YogiFi brings all the benefits of a yoga class straight to your home. It features AI sensors to provide real-time guidance and feedback while you practice. Pair the mat with the YogaFi app to take a variety of classes for all levels. The app membership is sold separately at $10 a month.
Breathe and relax: Asakuki Smart Aromatherapy Diffuser
This smart essential oil diffuser delivers soothing aromatherapy while you practice. You can control this device through your phone or tablet with the Tuya Smart app. It's also compatible with Amazon Echo and Alexa for convenience. It purifies and humidifies the air. It has a large 500ml water container and can operate for up to 16 hours when full.
Smarty pants: Nadix Smart Yoga Pants
Practicing yoga just got a whole lot smarter. These yoga pants use integrated sensors and vibrational feedback to help you improve your form while you practice. They're perfect for yoga at home. They're USB chargeable and connect via companion app to your phone. You can set vibration strength, get audio guidance, and the best part — they're machine washable.
Better posture in poses: Upright Go 2 Posture Trainer - Movement tracker
This posture trainer can improve your form in yoga poses. It works with the Upright Go app so you can track your training sessions and progress. You gently stick it on your back with a mild adhesive. It will send you gentle vibrations if you're slouching or not straightening your spine. Tracking mode turns off vibration alerts but records your stats in the app.
Over-ear headphones: Treblab Z2 - Headphones
Rock these over-ear headphones for a fully immersive audio experience while you practice. These wireless sport headphones deliver high-quality sound and are very comfortable to wear. They feature active noise cancellation technology so you can block out external sound and focus on the mat. They host exceptional battery life and offer 35 hours of playtime.
Wind down: Cove - Wearable device
Stress less with Cove, a wearable device designed to alleviate anxiety and improve sleep. Wear it while you practice for a double dose of stress relief. Lightweight and comfortable, Cove can be worn anytime, anywhere. Use the Cove app to track your progress and view data from the device's sensors.
Many yoga classes are going virtual, and there are tons of fitness apps to bring a boutique yoga experience straight to your living room. Make the most of your practice with the best accessories for yoga at home. We love Apple AirPods Pro. They deliver unmatched sound and provide a customizable fit, so they'll stay in place while you move. Switch to active noise cancellation for a fully immersive yoga experience, or transparency mode if you need to hear your surroundings.
YogiFi Smart Yoga Mat delivers a unique, connected, yoga experience. It features AI sensors to provide real-time guidance, form corrections, and feedback while you stretch.
Want to include some aromatherapy in your yoga routine? Asakuki smart aromatherapy diffuser will provide the relaxing, calming effect you need to dive deep into your practice. If you're doing yoga at home, complement your asana with the best yoga accessories.
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