A lot of us want a toned stomach, but not that many of us want to go to the gym. Maybe the membership fee is too expensive. Maybe we don’t feel comfortable working out with strangers. Or maybe we’re just too lazy to make the trip to the gym. So how do we get the belly we want? Why not try Ab Rollers? Small but efficient, Ab Roller Wheel allow you to workout in the comfort of your own home without taking up any space. Better yet, you can’t customize your workout routine since it’s a very versatile piece of equipment. Below are 10 of what we think are the best Ab Rollers out there that might suit you, so have a read and see if anything catches your eye. As always, links to the product are included below each description.
1. Sport-It Fitness Portable Ab Carver
This Ab Roller is at the lower end of the price range and even comes with a free knee mat so you don’t have to settle for hard surfaces that may damage your knees. The handles have comfortable rubber grips so that you won’t have to focus too much on keeping a hold on the equipment, and the dual wheel also has a non-slip design to ensure a smooth, wobble-free workout. The assembly and disassembly procedure is also very simple so you can bring it with you anywhere and use it anytime. Promotes good form, strengthens core, and also minimizes stress on wrists, lower back, and knee- what a deal!
2. Perfect Fitness Ab Carver
The first thing you’ll notice about this particular Ab Roller is that it does not feature the standard straight bar handles present in so many others. This is because its handles are ergonomically designed to be curved in a way that makes gripping very comfortable. As a plus, the handles also help activate arm muscles, and stabilize shoulders so you wont be feeling uncomfortable aches in places where it shouldn't be. Although it looks simple, it is intended for intermediate to advance users as the super smooth rolling feature requires movement control. As a plus, it’s also on the lower price ranges so you’d be making a great steal with this one.
3. SKLZ Core Wheel Dynamic Strength & Ab Trainer
Just one look at this Ab Roller and you’ll know it’s a heavy-duty training equipment. The rubber material of its wheel offers superior grip so you can fully focus on your core muscles without worrying about any sudden slips that might cause injuries to your back, shoulders, or wrists. The foam handles in the middle are ergonomic for a comfortable grip, and the wheels on each side move together for safety and ground control. Weighing at only 3lbs (about 1.4kg) it’s lightweight and portable. Coming in a set of two rollers, you won’t get tired or run out of it anytime soon.
4. BIO Core Ab Roller
Although this one is in a higher price range than the previous Ab Rollers, it packs a lot of features to make up for it. Its memory foam handles boast maximum comfort and its large rubber wheels can track any surface without making loud rotation sounds- work hard without feeling self-conscious! Utilizing 2 large rubber wheels, the wide and sturdy base of the BIO Core Ab Carver Pro is ideal for smooth silent functioning and improved balance & stability, no matter what your size. Even when used at multiple angles, the ab wheel roller will support large weights of up to 450lbs (about 204kg). As an added benefit, it comes with a knee mat to offer comfort and support to your knees during your workout sessions.
5. Urban Fit Ab Roller
Another Ab Roller in the lower price range, this sturdy equipment has gripping treads on its dual wheels for increased control. Foam padding surrounds its metal stability bar for a comfortable grip, and its material is made to last just like the ones at the gym. Assembly and disassembly is also a no-brainer; just unpack, insert the handle into the wheels and slide extra grip on. Take it apart to fold flat for traveling. So what are you waiting for? Grab tis Ab Roller to quickly build muscle and sculpt your upper and lower abdominals, obliques, arms, shoulders, core & back.
6. Wacces Ab Power Wheel
Although it’s the cheapest Ab Roller on our list, it isn’t one to be taken lightly. The Wacces features a treaded dual wheel roller that requires minimum training and experience to use, and cushioned rubber foam grips to ensure a comfortable grip and reduce strain on the wrists. It is able to tone every upper body muscle group; including shoulders, arms, back and abs. Once purchased, you’ll find that in some cases, this one included, price doesn't always mean quality. Many customers have voiced that this roller performs just as well as more expensive ones, so have a go at it. Save your money and tone your core at the same time!
7. Iron Gym Speed Abs
Looking for something a little more aesthetic? The Ab roller from Iron Gym has a beautiful sleek design that looks almost futuristic. To add a little challenge to your workout it features a durable steel coil to provide resistance when rolling out and control when returning, plus rubberized pro-grips to minimize hand fatigue. Durably built, the ultra-wide nonskid wheel can be used on any surface so you can get the most out of this product, and also provides fluidly controlled motions to assist your back as you role your way to toned abs.
8. Elite Sportz Ab Wheel Roller PRO
Just as its name suggest, this Ab Roller offers a range of features that make it one of the best amongst the list. The double wheel feature offers superb stability allowing you to target and tone your core with ease. While the ab roller strengthens and sculpts your midsection, it also builds muscle in your upper and lower body, giving you the benefits of a fat-blasting total body workout that you can perform anytime, anywhere! It’s ergonomic handles offer a perfect grip, and its small size makes it extremely portable, allowing for a workout anywhere and anytime you please. Customer service is a priority for this company so its packaging has a link to the company’s website which provides online videos on the best way to use the equipment.
9. Valeo Ab Roller
The benefit of getting this Ab Roller is that it includes a fitness guide with it’s purchase. Make use of this guide as you tone your abs with stable non-skid dual wheels and easy-grip handle that prevents slippage. It is a very durable product so you don’t need to worry about getting a replacement anytime soon, and its light weight makes it portable for working out anywhere and any time. As a final plus, it is very easy to assemble so you can get to toning right away.
10. Perfect Fitness Ab Carver Pro
Now you may be thinking, “Haven’t I seen this name before?” We mentioned it in number 2 on the list but this one is different. It is a more professional version of the earlier mentioned. Boasting two ultra-wide roller wheels with treads and built-in resistance to boost results, and its signature ergonomically carved handle for maximum comfort and arm muscle activation, this ab roller is the real deal. The built-in resistance comes from an interior kinetic engine uses a carbon steel spring to provide resistance and amplify abdominal and arm workout. It also includes a high-density foam kneepad for superior comfort plus a downloadable 21-day workout plan; pricey but definitely worth it!