Black Friday deals: Fitness, home health and home tech

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Theragun mini massage gun

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  • Theragun Mini Handheld Electric Massage Gun: Was $199 Now $157.00 (opens in new tab)

Save $50 on the powerful but compact Theragun Mini (opens in new tab). It’s small enough to fit into most bags or purses, making it an ideal massage gun for on-the-go treatment or travel. The Mini comes with three speeds (with a maximum of 2400 PPM), but just one head attachment — the ball attachment.  We found it effortless to use, sturdy, and an investment that will give you years of great service. Overall, it’s one of the best massage guns (opens in new tab) we’ve tried.

The Beats Powerbeats Pro headphones

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  • Beats PowerBeats Pro: Was $249.95 Now $149.95 (opens in new tab)

If you’re looking for a pair of the best running headphones (opens in new tab) that stay snuggly in your ears, even during the most demanding sessions, we love the Beats PowerBeats Pro (opens in new tab). Ear hooks provide a comfortable and secure fit, and the buttons on the earbuds are easier to use than touch controls while exercising. They offer nine hours of battery life on a single charge, making them ideal for endurance athletes or marathon runners-in-the-making.

Instant air purifier on a Black Friday deal

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Instant may be mostly known for its best-selling Instant Pots, but this home tech brand has much more to offer. With this amazing Black Friday deal, you can get a whopping 44% off its HEPA Quiet Air Purifier. Equipped with a highly efficient HEPA-13 filter and Plasma Ion Technology, this machine is a force to be reckoned with. 

Instant HEPA Quiet Air Purifier can filter up to 1,940 square feet per hour and scores a massive 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Elechomes HTJ-2119 cool mist humidifier review: image shows Elechomes HTJ-2119 cool mist humidifier front view

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Save a tidy 30% on one of our favorite Elechomes humidifiers. It’s good for medium-sized rooms, comes with a remote control, and lasts for up to 38 hours. The large LED Touch Display and child lock make this high tech humidifier perfect for families, and with whisper-quiet running it’s suitable for any room, even a bedroom or nursery. Read our full Elechomes HTJ-2119 Ultrasonic Humidifier review (opens in new tab) for our full round-up.

Best air purifier deals at Live Science for Black Friday

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Some of the best air purifiers (opens in new tab) we’ve tested are now on sale for Black Friday, with great savings to be found across some of the biggest retailers as they try to outdo one another with deals. Keep an eye out for air purifiers on sale and get cleaner indoor air for a fraction of the price.

Bowflex SelectTech 552 adjustable dumbbells being tested by Live Science contributor Harry Bullmore

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  • Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells:  Was $549 Now $349 (opens in new tab)

If you are looking to spruce up your home gym, you can’t miss this great Black Friday deal. The Bowflex SelectTech 552 (opens in new tab) adjustable dumbbells, one of the best portable weight sets we have ever tested, are now 36% cheaper on Amazon (opens in new tab). Providing the equivalent of 15 pairs of free weights ranging from 5 to 52.5lb pounds, these adjustable dumbbells can guarantee a great full body workout — all while taking up the same floorspace as a shoebox. Not to mention that the Bowflex SelectTech 552 set is sturdy, secure and comfortable to use. 

Apple Watch Series 8

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  • Apple Watch Series 8: Was $399.00 Now $349 (opens in new tab)

Released in September, the Apple Watch Series 8 (opens in new tab) has received a $50 discount in the Black Friday sales. We’d say it’s the best fitness tracker (opens in new tab)you can buy right now. It’s excellent for general health tracking, allowing you to check on your blood oxygen levels and conduct an ECG for insights into heart health. Stepping up from the previous Apple Watch Series 7, it also has improved motion sensors (a brilliant safety feature) and temperature tracking means you can accurately predict things like your menstrual cycle. 

Costway 2.25HP Folding Treadmill

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  • Costway 2.25HP Folding Treadmill | Was $799.99, Now $436.99 at Target (opens in new tab)

Save a whopping $363.00 (45%) this Black Friday weekend on the Costway Folding Treadmill, down to just $436.99 at Target. (opens in new tab)This already affordable Costway folding treadmill gives you the opportunity to build up your cardio fitness in the comfort of your own home. 

Compact and easy to fold away, it’s great for small apartments where every inch of space counts.  It is made from high quality steel and is suitable for someone weighing up to 250lbs. The 2.25 horsepower motor delivers power for interval, speed, or endurance training. Whether you walk or run, don’t worry about bothering your downstairs neighbors, it offers a quiet training experience even at its highest speed of 7.5MPH. The Costway Folding treadmill features four silicone pads, which can reduce noise and vibration through your floor.

The treadmill features a 5″ blu-ray LCD display which shows time, distance, calories burned, speed, pulse and incline. The 17″ X 47″ rubber running belt provides a comfortable and stable workout experience and 3 levels of incline to increase the difficulty of your workout. 12 built-in programs are available to add variety to your running experience and keep you entertained while you run.

Juxjox adjustable dumbbells tested by Live Science contributor Harry Bullmore

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This is the cheapest we have ever seen these adjustable dumbbells from Jaxjox, which happen top our guide to the best adjustable dumbbells (opens in new tab). Sleek and sturdy, you can choose from eight different weight options with the click of a button (8lb-50lb) and be reassured that they feel solid and secure. At an incredible $300 off for Black Friday, this is a great time to invest in a pair for your home gym.  

Ergatta Rower being tested by Live Science writer

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If you’ve been looking for a compact home rowing machine, there are some great deals on right now at Best Buy. Some of our favourite models from top fitness equipment brands, including Hydrow, NordicTrack and Ergatta, have hundreds of dollars knocked off for Black Friday.  

Garmin Forerunner 735XT deal for Black Friday

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Let’s start with one of the best Garmin deals (opens in new tab) we’ve seen so far in the Black Friday sales. The Garmin Forerunner 735XT is reduced by a massive 64% at Amazon, saving you over $220. This is a fantastic GPS running watch with multisport features, making it ideal for those who also enjoy cycling and swimming. It’s got an ultra-long battery life, with at least five days’ continuous use. This means you can take advantage of its fitness tracking capabilities, as well as sleep tracking information.

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