How to Setup a Basic Home Fitness Room: Equipment and Requirements

How to Setup a Basic Home Fitness Room: Equipment and Requirements
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    A home gym has several advantages.

    For instance, feel free to exercise during bad weather.

    You also don't have to wait your turn to use your own exercise equipment.

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We all know that people today have busy lifestyles, which is why you need a home fitness room. Most people don’t have time to prepare healthy food and exercise properly. After a few months of eating fast food, we put on some extra pounds.

Luckily you can shed a few pounds in a short amount of time when you follow a home fitness exercise program. If you stick to a high fiber diet and the exercise program, you may be able to keep the weight from ever coming back.

First step, if you’re serious about losing the weight, set your alarm to 20 minutes earlier than when you normally wake up. Then exercise for about 15 to 20 minutes. Experts say this is enough time if you do it every day. It will also improve blood circulation to your brain thus improving your mental capabilities at work.

Home Fitness Room Equipment

A home gym has several advantages. For instance, feel free to exercise during bad weather. You also don’t have to wait your turn to use your own exercise equipment.

With today’s market home gyms can be built with many different options for exercise equipment. From the simple and traditional exercise bench to the complex and elaborate machines that we see on TV.

Requirement: you need a wide enough area (7×10 foot area is perfect) that can contain the following equipment:

  • seven foot barbell is essential: standard bars and weights should be fine
  • power rack: required and a necessity for squat and bench press
  • strong bench: essential for bench press
  • cast iron weights: essential
  • calf block: essential for bench press
  • dipping bars: generally comes with power rack
  • chinning bars: generally comes with power rack
  • pair of adjustable dumbbells: essential for bench press

After buying all of this, you’ll probably have spent as much as you would have for a 1 year gym membership. With a personal home fitness room however, the equipment will be yours for life.

How To Get Into Your New Exercise Program

Looking for workout equipment the first time can be scary. So feel free to start simple with a jump rope. It’s good for building up your agility and a good way to get into cardio workouts. It’s also easy to carry around in a briefcase so no matter where you are, you’ll be ready for fitness no matter what.

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Next, you should understand that you don’t need to be a bodybuilder to do weight lifting. Free weights are simple and easy for anyone to use. They are also cheap and easy to store after use. The main benefit of free weights is that they’re a good way for you to get leaner and more toned.

As for what is a good machine for a beginner, a lot of beginners favor the elliptical machine. This machine provides a smooth and low stress workout. People should try multiple models of it first before buying to see which one gives them the best workout.

Good luck, and let us know what equipment has worked for you in your home fitness room!

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