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Too hot for a run? Stay inside with cool gadgets. [step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1. ” image_url=”” title=”Be a kid!”

Too hot for a run? Stay inside with cool gadgets.

[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1. ” image_url=”” title=”Be a kid!” ] Jumping rope scorches serious calories, unless you constantly trip on the rope. JumpSnap eliminates the problem—and the rope. The device even has a sound effect to mimic the whip of rope on the floor ($60; jumpsnap.com).[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2. ” image_url=”” title=”Lift.” ] Bored by dumbbells? Try a kettlebell. The odd-looking weight transforms a workout. GoFit/Iron Core’s kettlebell comes in 10- to 45-pound sizes, with a DVD on the basics (starting at $30; gofit.net).[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3. ” image_url=”” title=”Find balance.” ] Jump on the rounded blue side of a BOSU Balance Trainer (it stands for “both sides up”) or lie on it for crunches. Put your hands on the black side for push-ups; wobble on it to strengthen your core. ($100; bosufitness.com). [/step-item]
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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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