Home Fitness and Exercise Equipment

Posted by: | Posted on: August 20, 2017

Your home fitness and exercise equipment could encompass only a pair of gym shorts or a fully kitted gym with aerobic machines, multigyms, free weights and all.

Whatever you are willing to spend on your home fitness equipment, you’ll always be able to find a way of creating a great training session.

If you’re on a shoestring budget, you equipment might consist of only your sports shoes (and gym shorts, I hope). If you are willing to pay the earth, you’ll be buying the latest treadmills, exercise bikes, and everything else with all the bells and whistles.

But again, as it’s worth reiterating, whatever you are willing to spend, you’ll always be able create a great workout routine.

Take a look at the following categories to see how you could build your home fitness gym.

Categories of Home Fitness and Exercise Equipment

Aerobic machines can give you a fantastic cardio workout. And the equipment available means you can create a fantastic full body aerobic workout. If you’re after a fully kitted gym, save up for a couple of machines and rotate your exercises. It’ll keep you motivated.

The following is a list of the types of aerobic machines you could buy.

Treadmills

Exercise Bikes

Cross Trainers

Rowing Machines

Climbers and Steppers

Multigyms and strength machines will give your strength workouts an edge. You have a choice between pulley gyms, free weight gyms, or hydraulic gyms. This is really down to personal preference and how much room you have available. They all have a different feel.

These are great if your strength goals lean more towards strength endurance. However, if you’re after maximum strength or elastic strength gains then free weights are better for you.

Free weights are much more versatile than multigyms. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of exercises you can perform.

All you need are a range of dumbbells, a barbell or two, a good adjustable bench, a good rack (power racks are the best), and a stack of free weights.

With this kit, you could satisfy any type of strength requirement.

Accessories for Home Fitness and Exercise Equipment

The list of exercise accessories is almost endless. If you invest in only a few of these if can add some great variation to your routines.

This is always good, as it will keep your motivation high and minimise the chance of you becoming stagnant and leaving your home fitness equipment to gather dust.

Ankle and Wrist Weights

Balance boards

Exercise Balls

Fitness DVDs

Gym Mats

Resistance Bands

Skipping Ropes

Trampolines

But this list is in no way exhaustive. It goes on and on . . .