Fitness

The lowdown on innovative products, equipment and gadgets for fitness. Reviews, case studies, insights and product analysis. Research that is second to none.

Most people are looking for that edge with their fitness work – and here at The Good Body – we’re no different. In a market that’s flooded with an endless supply of health and fitness products, it’s essential to be able to filter through the best of the very best.

We strive to discover those truly innovative products and pieces of equipment to help with your training and fitness programs. The reviews and case studies we produce are designed to inform you, the consumer and help you make calculated decisions about whether something can be of benefit. Our overall rating system takes into account important factors, such as: features, ease of use and value for money. This balanced approach makes direct comparisons of products and ratings possible.

Our aim is to unearth the products and techniques that can give you and your fitness work that edge.

Aku Mat Review: The World’s Best Acupressure Therapy

Aku Mat Review

Made famous on Dragons’ Den in Canada, this mat uses metal spikes instead of the plastic ones you get with other acupressure mats. It’s the closest thing to acupuncture without being invasive, and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to try it out! I’ve been using the Aku Mat for a few months now and I’m super excited to tell you all about it, so you can decide whether it’s right for you...

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TENS vs EMS: What’s The Difference?

TENS vs EMS

If you’re shopping around for a TENS unit, you might have noticed EMS devices also popping up in the results. TENS and EMS deliver low voltage electrical impulses to stimulate nerves. However their uses are quite different. In this article you’ll discover the differences between TENS and EMS, to help find the stimulation device that’s right for you...

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11 Foods to Help You Sleep (+ 5 You Must Avoid Before Bed!)

11 Foods That Help You Sleep

Achieving a great night’s sleep is so important for your overall health and wellbeing, helping to keep your immune system strong. However, all the evidence points in the same direction — we’re getting less and less sleep. To help you experience good quality slumber, we’ve created a list of the best foods and drinks to help you sleep...

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Discover The Best Back Massager for Pain Relief in 2021

The Best Back Massager – Reviews for 2021

When you’re looking for an effective back massager it can be tricky to find the one that really targets your particular pain. Research shows that back massagers stimulate circulation and relax stiff muscles, with several types featuring programs designed for upper, lower and full back. Then there are heat options, vibration, different intensities, so choices that can be a little overwhelming which is why we’ve done the hard work for you and shortlisted some of the best back massagers available in the marketplace...

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9 Top Yoga Poses for Weight Loss: Asanas to Help Burn Fat

Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

If you’re looking to lose a few pounds, then you might be thinking of taking up running or another form of high intensity cardio exercise. However have you considered yoga? One of yoga’s many advantages is that it aids weight loss, it’s just a case of finding the perfect asanas! To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of the best nine yoga poses for weight loss...

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7 Best Acupressure Mats of 2021 (Including the World’s Best)

Best Acupressure Mat: Reviews for 2021

When you’re looking for ways to manage anxiety at home, you may have read about the amazing things that acupressure can do. Acupressure is an ancient Chinese therapy shown to help with pain relief, your mental health and even weight management. An acupressure mat means you can take advantage of all these health benefits in the comfort of your own home ...

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