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Find a home for your home fitness program

Updated on June 12, 2015
Basement home gym purchased at
Basement home gym purchased at

You are taking the plunge into home fitness. Now where do you put your gym? Back in the early years, home fitness equipment was ugly and needed to be in an unfinished basement.

Modern fitness equipment is not only better quality but better looking. When deciding to put a home piece of exercise equipment in your house, think about your comfort when using it. A television, MP3 player, window, or good lighting for reading are all things to think about.

If an unfinished basement is the place you have, make it feel more comfortable. Rubber flooring is not only affordable but gives you a comfortable place to stretch. Good lighting also makes a difference psychologically. Mirrors sometimes are a good idea. They make the area look bigger and help with your form when resistance training.

Boredom is cardiovascular fitness’s worst enemy so something to keep your mind off of that 20 to 40 minutes is a huge key to your success. A good tip is to work out when watching your favorite television program. It takes 30 days to form a habit, and once it is a habit you are off to achieving your goals.

Plan this room carefully because proper use of this room can make you enjoy the other rooms in your house longer. Some of the better home equipment manufacturers have space planners on their web sites;

Use these to your advantage.


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      Lgali 8 years ago

      useful info