Things to consider when setting up a home gym

Things to consider when setting up a home gym

Things to consider when setting up a home gym


Are you thinking about setting up a home gym?

Gym memberships don’t come cheap and for the cost of a year, you could easily set a gym at home. You own personal gym doesn’t have to be expensive or take up a lot of space.
Before you set up your workout area, there are a few things you need to take into consideration.

How much room you have for a designated workout space will determine the type of exercise equipment you purchase. Is there room for a treadmill or elliptical trainer? If you plan to convert a spare room or set up in the garage is their adequate ventilation.

Workout goals
Looking to lose body fat? Mix it up with a combination of cardio training and strength training. Want to improve your balance? Yoga and core strength training are key exercises to focus on. Decide on your future goals first and then on what gym equipment you need to help you achieve your targets

For the budget conscious a fitness ball and a set of dumbbells is all you need to start out. You always add big ticket items like a treadmill, rower or stationary bike when finances permit. Portable exercise equipment is relatively affordable and with resistance bands, a medicine ball, punch bag with gloves and a range of hand weights, you

For professional advice on kitting out your gym with exercise equipment to meet your home gym needs, talk to one of Rebel Sport’s friendly fitness team.