Not everyone has the time to actually leave their home and go and work out, but that shouldn’t be the reason you don’t workout.
More and more people are opting to have their own gyms right in their homes so there’s never an excuse not to workout.
Going to the gym is actually great because it fosters the spirit of community and it’s just more fun to step out of the house from time to time. So it’s okay to have a gym membership but it’s also important to have your home gym or a space where you can workout at home regardless of the time or weather.
Now the question is in of course is, what equipment do you need for your home gym?
This list is by no means exhaustive but will help you build a reasonable home gym.
- Skipping Ropes: these are literally one of the cheapest, easiest and yet very effective workout equipment you can own and this makes them the perfect candidate for your home gym. They are also perfect as warm-up exercise
- Weights: whether you’re using a kettlebell or a dumbbell, it’s important to have weights at home. They’re the easiest equipment to use when you want to make any workout more fun or more tasking. You don’t have to have all the weights in the world but you can have two or three sets of varying weights.
- Floor Mat: exercise requires that you get on the floor and it’s important that to avoid injuries, you’re working out on the right kind of floors. Investing in a floor mat is essential for all the floor exercises you’re going to do especially as you work to prevent injuries. To be honest, it’s also great for when you need to catch a quick break after your workout 😉 just don’t sleep off on it, lol.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but these will help you be on the way to having a home gym that you can use to achieve your fitness goals.