fitness Stories January 3

It’s the first week of January, and we all know that the gyms can be completely slammed this time of year. With new year’s resolutions in full swing we couldn’t think of a better time than now to give you some at home accessories to avoid the chaos at the gym. Plus, January is a great time to save money after the holiday’s and these accessories are budget-friendly and will help skip paying for a class or two at the gym. Hopefully this inspires your fitness goals too!

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fitness Stories January 1

expiredGet your New Year’s Rez off right w/ Gold Box Fitness equipment/supplements from $8 Prime shipped

Amazon has your New Year’s Resolutions covered with a pair of Gold Boxes for the fitness minded. First up is a selection of highly rated pre-workout energy supplements for dieting and putting on muscle at 30% or more off. Much of these is now in the $13-20 range so it won’t break the bank and will help you get that 2018 body.

Then you’ll want to blow out your exercise equipment game with a seperate Gold Box on fitness equipment. There are a bunch of great, highly rated products for weight lifting, cardio and conditioning here.

fitness Stories June 5, 2017

expiredSegway miniPRO Personal Transporter for $405 (Cert. Refurb, Orig. $1,299)

Woot is offering a certified refurbished Segway miniPRO Personal Transporter for $399.99 + $5 shipping. For comparison, Amazon has it new for $560 and this is the best we’ve seen for this item. Rated 4.5/5 stars by 742 Amazon shoppers.

Segway miniPRO Features:

  • Connect to the mobile app via Bluetooth for full features: remote control operation, anti-theft alarm, speed control, customizable lights, vehicle diagnostics, and firmware updates.
  • UL 2272 Certified unit meets high standards of fire and electrical safety set by world-renown global safety science company Underwriters Laboratories.
  • 220 lbs payload, light-weight, and durable aircraft-grade magnesium alloy frame and 10.5 inch pneumatic air-filled tires with military-grade shock absorption capability
  • Padded knee bar maximizes comfort and enables precision steering for more ergonomic control than hoverboards and electric scooters that rely on foot-pivot steering.
  • 90 Day Woot Limited Warranty

fitness Stories May 9, 2017

expiredProGear Foldable Magnetic Upright Bike $28 (Reg. $64)

Walmart is offering the ProGear Foldable Magnetic Upright Bike for $28.09 shipped when the in-store pickup discount is used. This is the all-time low price and the best we’ve seen for this item. Rated 4.4/5 stars by 29 Amazon shoppers.

ProGear Foldable Bike Details:

  • 220 lbs. Weight capacity. Heart Pulse sensors allow you to monitor your heart RATE
  • Compact folding design perfect for limited spaces or small apartments. Folded dimensions: 19″ L x 17.5″ w x 53″ H
  • An 8 level magnetic tension control System. An easy to read computer LCD display indicates calories burned, distance, time, speed, Pulse and Scan
  • Ergonomic contoured seat cushion easily adjustable to fit 5’1 inch to 6′ user heights
  • Dual transmission flywheel allows for higher resistance workout

fitness Stories July 11, 2016

expiredGet Fit! $450 gets you a full-featured NordicTrack Treadmill that can be stored in a closet

Today’s Amazon Gold Box is the NordicTrack T 6.5 Treadmill for $449.99 shipped. That’s $200 off and a seriously deep discounted price for a well reviewed  (3.8/5 stars) treadmill from a noted manufacturer. Features:

  • Digitally adjust your incline up to 10 percent to add intensity to your workout and target specific muscle groups
  • Get the training you want with 20 built-in workouts designed by a Certified personal trainer to help you achieve your fitness goals
  • 2.6 chp drive System
  • Plug your ipod or other MP3 device into the console sound System to stay motivated with your workout playlist
  • 20″X55″ tread belt

fitness Stories June 8, 2016

With warmer weather coming, we’ve seen a slew of new fitness tracking releases from Fitbit, Garmin and others. Suunto has now stepped up to the plate with the latest addition to its family of devices, the Spartan Ultra. It takes a rugged design and pairs it with all-day battery life. Built-in GPS and specific tracking modes for individual activities lead an impressive feature list…

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fitness Stories May 26, 2016

expiredGarmin vívofit Activity Tracker in multiple colors w/ Heart Rate Monitor: $50 shipped (Reg. $80)

BuyDig’s official eBay Store offers the Garmin vívofit Activity Tracker with Heart Rate Monitor in three colors for $49.99 shipped. For comparison, this bundle has a list MSRP of $110 but typically sells for around $80 at retailers like Amazon. Today’s deal is a match of our previous mention and the best available.

The Garmin vívofit is an excellent entry-level fitness tracker for someone interested in counting steps, sleep monitoring or achieving a more active lifestyle. It ships with the heart rate chest strap that provides greater insight to your workouts. Garmin’s Move Bar “motivates you to be active throughout the day” with a visual progress reminder. You can expect “over a year” of battery life before the power supply needs to be replaced. Rated 3.9/5 stars by over 5,600 Amazon customers.

fitness Stories May 16, 2016

Garmin has had a busy last few weeks with the introduction of a new fashion-focused wearable and high-end fitness tracker. Today, it returns with news of its latest release: the vívosmart HR+. Garmin looks to build on the success of its affordable previous generation band by adding heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking. The HR+ has a slim design that is bound to be attractive with fitness enthusiasts.

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fitness Stories April 22, 2016

expiredSmartphone Accessories: Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker + Heart Rate $45 (Reg. $97), more

Best Buy offers the Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker + Heart Rate in 5 color options for $44.99 shipped. That’s $135 off the original list price, $52 less than Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we can find for them. With the UP3 Activity tracker you get heart health monitoring throughout the day, “Smart Coach” personalized guidance, and a 7-day battery life. Rated 3.1/5 stars from 2,300 Amazon shoppers.

More accessory Deals:

AUKEY V4.1 Bluetooth Sports Headphones plus Generic water proof bag $8 w/code VRHXRO7D (Orig. $24) | Amazon

Deals still alive from yesterday:

fitness Stories April 5, 2016

expiredTrack your fitness, heart rate and oxygen levels w/ the Withings Pulse O2 for $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

Best Buy’s Official eBay Store offers the Withings Pulse O2 Tracker + Heart Rate Monitor for $79.99 shipped. Also available direct. For a price comparison, this fitness band originally retailed for $120 and still goes for $100 at retailers like B&H. Today’s deal is a match of the previous deal price and the best offer available.

The Withings Pulse O2 is able to track your activity, sleep and heart rate plus oxygen levels. Alongside the free iOS/Android app, it is capable of “providing a complete picture” of your daily activity levels. The built-in heart rate and oxygen level standout from similar options at this price point as noteworthy features. Metrics tracked include calories burned, steps, distance, sleep duration and quality plus elevation. The built-in battery is rated for up to two weeks on a single charge.

Although ratings are somewhat mixed on Amazon, the Pulse O2 has collected 3.8/5 stars from over 250 Best Buy customers.

Use your savings to round out your new fitness setup with Withings’ Wireless Smartphone-connected Scale. And we also have a solid deal on the Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband for $100 shipped (Reg. $120+)  via eBay. 

fitness Stories February 8, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Lenmar ChugPlug Battery Pack for MacBooks $20, Microsoft Band 2 + $75 Dell eGift Card $200, more

In this morning’s Daily Deals we have from Amazon the Lenmar ChugPlug Battery Pack for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro for $19.99 Prime shipped. That’s $180 off the original list price, $5 less than our previous mention and $93 less than Best Buy’s current listing. It can add up to 4 hours of battery life to the 11-inch Macbook Air or up to 3 hours to the 13-inch Macbook Air/Pro. Although reviews are light we found it to be useful and reliable in our own review.

Note: This ChugPlug will not work with 15-inch MacBooks.

More new deals for today:Microsoft Band 2 w/ Heart Rate Monitor (various sizes) + $75 Dell eGift Card $199.99 (Orig. $250) | Dell

Get a coupon for a free burrito from Chipotle when you text “RAINCHECK” to 888-222 – This offer is Chipotle’s way of making up for its locations being closed today for a national meeting.

Rent any DVD free for the 1st Night at Redbox w/ code CHAMPION

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fitness Stories November 9, 2015

Sports/Fitness: Etekcity LED Solar Camping Lantern $12 (Orig. $18), Wenzel 9 Person Tent $85 (Orig. $150), more

Update (11/9 8:00pm): Get the TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller for $26 Prime shipped (Reg. $40) via Amazon. “Trusted foam roller of physical and massage therapists, coaches, trainers and athletes provides muscle recovery, pain relief and improved flexibility”

Next up, Amazon has the Etekcity Rechargeable LED Outdoor Solar Camping Lantern on sale for $14.99, but code 1PSLN3OF will drop your total down to $11.99 shipped. That’s about 35% under the original listing and the best price we can find. This omnidirectional LED lantern can run for 8 hours and can be charged via solar power or by typical means. It comes with a 2 year warranty and has a 4.3/5 star rating from nearly 120 Amazon customers.

Amazon has the Wenzel Great Basin 9 Person Tent for $84.86 shipped. That’s as much as $115 below some listings, about $75 under the original listing, and the best we can find. It features shockcorded fiberglass poles, fly over front door and rear window, divider curtain and much more. Rated 4/5 stars from over 120 Amazon customers. You’ll also find the best selling Coleman 15 x 13 Instant Screened Canopy within less than $5 of its lowest all-time price at $50 shipped (Orig. $130).

Head below for the rest of today’s best sports, hunting, camping and fitness deals:

fitness Stories November 6, 2015

expiredSports/Fitness: Microsoft Band fitness tracker $80 (Orig. $200), Spalding Arcade Basketball Game $121 (Orig. $180), more

The official Best Buy eBay Store is offering the Microsoft Band Smartwatch fitness tracker (generation 1) for $79.99 shipped in both medium and small. That’s $140 under the original $200 listing and the best price we can find. They track heart rate, steps, calories burned, sleep quality and more, along with smartwatch capabilities like “calendar alerts, incoming calls, texts, and more at a glance” (Windows Phone, Android and iPhone). Rated 3.7/5 stars from over 500 Amazon customers.

Amazon is offering the Spalding Dual Shot Electronic Basketball Game for $120.57 shipped. That’s $60 under the original price, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best price we can find. This a 1-2 player arcade style electronic basketball hoop with dual displays and a powder-coated steel frame. Rated 3.7/5 stars from nearly 100 Amazon customers, with 41% leaving 5 star reviews. 

Head below for the rest of today’s best sports, fitness, camping and hunting deals:

fitness Stories November 5, 2015

expiredSports/Fitness: Jawbone UP3 fitness band $100 (Orig. $180), Yukon Tactical Sling Pack $35 (Orig. $60), more

Jawbone is currently offering its UP heart rate/activity tracking bands at 50% off. We are seeing both the previous gen (UP2) and current model (UP3) wristbands at the best price we can find. In fact the latest model UP3 for $89.99 plus $9.99 shipping is the lowest we have ever posted. It is available in multiple colors at that price. It tracks sleeping, steps, calories, distance and much more. Reviews are some what discombobulated on Amazon with several different listings ranging between 3.6 to 4.3/5 stars on both models.

Today only, Woot has the Yukon Tactical MG-5032 Overwatch Sling Pack for $29.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping. That’s nearly 50% below the original $60 price tag and the best we can find. It is available in black, earth and coyote grey. It features an ergonomic chest sling system, zippered bottom for “wrap around quick draw access”, and is “Hydration System Ready” (bladder not included). While reviews are scarce on this model, most of the Yukon Tactical gear receives 4+ star ratings on Amazon.

Down below is the rest of today’s best deals on sporting goods, fitness gear, hunting and more:

fitness Stories October 19, 2015

Need a little extra motivation to stay in shape this winter? Best Buy offers the Jawbone UP Move Activity Tracker for $19.99 with in-store pickup or free shipping on orders of at least $35. That’s 60% below list and by far the best deal we’ve ever seen. Clip this tracker onto your clothing in the morning and you’ll be able to track the number of steps you take during the day from your iPhone or Android mobile device. Its companion app includes a Smart Coach feature that offers fitness motivation and tips. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars from 1,107 Amazon reviewers. expand full story

fitness Stories September 24, 2015

expiredJawbone’s new high fashion UP2 Activity Tracker gets its first discount: $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

Amazon offers the Jawbone UP2 Activity Tracker for $79.99 with free shipping. Today’s 20% discount is the first deal of any kind that we’ve seen for Jawbone’s latest wearable.

Sporting a new lightweight design and hook clasp, the UP2 is one of the best looking trackers on the market. Features include activity/sleep tracking, a silent Smart Alarm, and personalized guidance to help you “make healthier choices every day and deliver the motivation you need to reach your goals.” You can expect to get up to 10 days of battery life. Available in Black, Gunmetal, Oat, Orchid, and Turquoise. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 60 Amazon reviewers.

fitness Stories July 16, 2015

Today MOOV is back with a new second generation of its fitness tracker. This update, the MOOV NOW, builds on the original model with a slimmed down design and an updated voice coach that encourages you along the way.

MOOV’s latest offering measures your activity in a three-dimensional way, using multiple sensors that track motion through different planes. Head below for more information and to learn how you can save 40% when you pre-order this new device.  expand full story

expiredSoundPEATS Qy7 Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless In-Ear Headphones: $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $30)

SoundPEATS Audio via Amazon offers its Qy7 Bluetooth 4.1 wireless in-ear headphones in multiple colors for $29.99. Applying a color specific coupon code will drop the final price to $19.99 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $35+. See below for the full list of colors and codes. This is a savings of 33% off the regular price and the best current offering.

These in-ears feature Bluetooth 4.1 technology making them a perfect pair for Apple Watch. The built-in battery is rated for 5 hours of playback and talk time, SoundPEATS includes a USB cable for recharging. Rated 3.8/5 by over 5,000 Amazon customers.

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