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How To Build A Home Gym?

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Home gym - three tips on how to do it right



How To Build A Home Gym?


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Today, in the wake of the post-extensive stay-at-home policy due to COVID-19, we want to emphasize the importance of not neglecting your health while spending more time at home. Even as we move past the COVID days, it's crucial to maintain your health, and setting up a home gym can be a convenient and empowering way to do so.

'But how do we build one?' you might ask.

In this article, you will find a practical and comprehensive list of everything needed to build a home gym, along with tips on using the equipment effectively to meet all your needs.

As always, later in the article, a refreshing infographic presentation and a video summarizing its content will be presented.


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1. Create The Right Environment.




Before diving into all the technical aspects of setting up a home gym, you must understand that you first need to find the right room/location that will be used as your home gym.

Don't worry - As you'll soon discover, finding a suitable space is straightforward and won't break the bank. Such a room can be found in most homes. (Sure, LeBron James' home gym might be larger than most, but the principle remains the same).

We truly believe that any home space can be transformed into a small gym. It's all about your imagination and resourcefulness.

It's all about the location.

Find a free space within your house. It can be a small area. Even a tiny space under a staircase, a corner of the garage, or an empty spot in the living room can get the job done. The only rule is that it must allow you to 'move' adequately. This means you should be able to perform exercises without feeling cramped or restricted, ensuring safety and comfort during your workouts.

If you're having a hard time finding free space within your home, don't worry. We've got you covered. Just click on this link to discover some creative solutions for setting up a home gym in a limited space.

Thank us later.


Every home area is a potential gym

Stick to one place.


Although some would argue there is no problem with being dynamic and changing positions as needed - and suppose today you feel like exercising in your living room and tomorrow in the kitchen - that's fine - we do not think so.

We genuinely believe that a dedicated training area is the key to unlocking your full potential. It's not just about the physical space, but the mental commitment it represents. This is where your journey to a healthier, fitter you begins.

So, do your homework and find the most suitable home space for your gym. Once you find it, you can take pride in your accomplishment and stick to it, knowing you've set up the perfect environment for your fitness journey.

By sticking to a single, dedicated space for your workouts, you're already on your way to creating the perfect home gym. The question now becomes, how can you optimize this space for your specific fitness needs?





2. Be Creative.


The secret to establishing a good home gym is Creativity.

You must be creative.

Unlike a 'regular' gym, where everything is already arranged and all the equipment is just lying there waiting to be used, in your home gym, you have the freedom to choose and arrange everything according to your preferences, making it as effective and convenient as you want.

Your space, your rules.

Ensure the straps and dumbbells, along with all the equipment required for a good home gym exercise, are present and ready to be used in terms of accessibility and more. This is precisely where your creativity comes into play.

Encourage yourself to think 'outside the box' and find the most versatile and easy-to-use tools to help you achieve your 'Home gym goals.' 

Your home gym is a canvas for your fitness journey, and you have the power to make it uniquely yours.

Do not forget about the storage aspects as well. Choose equipment that can be easily folded and stored, ensuring practicality and convenience in your home gym setup.


The following is a short list of such training equipment:


Yoga strap and mat.

Balance ball.

Adjustable Dumbbells.

Weighted armbands.


Indoor Exercise Bike.

Medicine ball.

Weighted jump rope.

Resistance bands.

TRX bands.


Remember, the key to a successful home gym setup is your creativity. So, try to be as creative as possible and make your home gym uniquely yours.


how to build a home gymBe creative with your equipment



3. Zero Distractions.


One essential principle in any optimization process, particularly in-home training, is to create a free-distraction environment. This environment not only enhances your focus but also boosts your motivation, inspiring you to achieve your fitness goals.

It's all too easy to get lost in mindless scrolling on social media. However, this habit is not just unproductive, it's also detrimental to your fitness goals. It's time to break free from this distraction and focus on what truly matters-your workout.

It's time to break free from this distraction and focus on what truly matters-your workout.

One of the most critical rules for creating a distraction-free home training environment is to keep your mobile phone out of sight.

While incredibly useful in many aspects of our lives, this device can be a significant source of distraction during workouts.

To some degree, installing a screen playing stimulating music or other sports content is okay and even recommended to increase motivation. But your phone is certainly not one of those screens - It is your weak spot regarding concentration while training.

While training at home, every little thing can be distracting. Unlike a public gym, where you occasionally mumble to yourself: "Okay, I'm already here; I wasted half an hour trying to find parking. Let's make the best out of it." - Your house is full of unnecessary distractions.

It's crucial to take steps to minimize distractions in your home training environment. Doing so allows you to set yourself up for a more focused and productive workout.

Furthermore, Another distracting element is people.

It's crucial to maintain the sanctity of your home gym. By minimizing the entry of others, especially during your workout times, you take control of your training environment, ensuring uninterrupted training. This personal space is essential for your focus and progress, empowering you to make the most of your workout.

Remember, zero distractions equal effective training. By following these principles, you can be confident that you're setting yourself up for a successful and productive workout.


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Distractions - Keep Them Out!


Check out this excellent article for more inspiration and information on the subject.



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