Women’s Health Fitness Awards 2020

There’s nothing we love more at Women’s Health than a little friendly competition—even if it’s just with ourselves. And this year, for our annual Fitness Awards, we set the bar high: create the ultimate guide to the best exercise equipment to make your home gym feel sweet and complete. (Simple, right?)

Welp, after 12 months of testing and reviewing over a thousand different exercise machines, fitness tools, connected devices, activewear, gear, and virtual workout platforms, we feel truly confident that the 75 winners on this list will take your training up a notch (or several!). Please meet the next-gen of exercise equipment that’ll help you get #WHstrong…without leaving your house. (Peep the products featuring a lightning bolt logo for WH editors’ faves!) Suffice to say we are obsessed and know you will be too.

Jump to see each category:


game changing activewear

While you don’t ~need~ new sneakers, sports bras, or leggings, you’ll def want these for their cutting-edge upgrades.

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great outdoor gear

Our editors hit the trails and streets hard this year with a li’l help from this short list of items.

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get connected

These apps, online streaming platforms, and pocket-size devices are designed to put a virtual fit fam at your fingertips.

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only the essentials

Behold! Our hot takes on the souped-up iterations of basic home gym equipment every woman should own.

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epic investments

Sure, the items in this category are a splurge, but the game-changing innovation that’s gone into them makes ’em worth every penny.


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This article originally appeared in the December 2020 issue of Women’s Health.

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