www.PerformBetter.com. Mini-bands, also known as Exercise Bands – If you’ve never used mini-bands you are missing out on one of the best – and least expensive fitness accessories on the market. Mini-bands are elastic bands that can be used to increase the intensity and effectiveness of a wide-variety of upper and lower body exercises. The bands, which are 2-inches wide and 9-inches long, can be used in any setting and are great for people who travel. Visit the PerformBetter.com site and you can download the exercise sheet for the mini-bands and watch an instructional DVD that will help you get the most out of this great fitness accessory. Purchase a green, blue and black band; at two bucks a pop you can’t go wrong. The Jungle Gym I – Suspension training has become very popular over the past few years and the Jungle Gym I provides an inexpensive option for people who want to give this form of training a try. It also gives you the option of getting a great workout at home on those days when you don’t feel like going to the gym. The Jungle Gym can be used indoors or outdoors and you can do push-ups, pull-ups, chin-ups, rows and a variety of other exercises. The Jungle Gym comes with adjustable handles, a door attachment and a basic instructional manual. Since it only weighs about a pound it is obviously portable. At $40 the Jungle Gym is an incredible value. Kettlebells – Kettlebells have been one of the hottest fitness items of the past decade and if you haven’t heard of these babies you must have been on a deserted island somewhere. Everyone who works out should have a kettlebell or two, to play with at home or on the road. Kettlebells are incredibly versatile and are appropriate for people of all ages, genders and fitness levels. Perform Better sells a vinyl covered model in sizes ranging from 8-pounds to 80-pounds – so there’s a kettlebell for everyone. With these three items – mini-bands, the Jungle Gym and a kettlebell – you have all the equipment that you need to get a fantastic workout in any setting. Basement. Backyard. Beach. Local park. For less than $100 you will be able to perform an almost endless variety of exercises that will provide an ever-changing stream of unique, effective and efficient workouts. If you are thinking about investing some money in exercise equipment visit the Perform Better web site.