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Updated: Jul 25, 2023


Although going to the gym is a great habit, sometimes life interferes and you simply can't make it. That is why having fitness equipment & flooring at home is crucial. A home gym allows you to work out without ever leaving the house, making it a need for anyone serious about maintaining their fitness. The blog discusses some of the biggest advantages of having a home gym.

You can stick to your fitness routine

It's easier to say than to do to stick to a fitness regimen. Despite your best efforts, the trouble of packing up your clothes, shampoo, towels, a padlock, and a water bottle, navigating traffic on the way to the gym, and driving around the parking lot in circles in search of a space can rapidly sap your motivation. The barriers preventing you from achieving your fitness objectives can be removed by having access to exercise equipment in your house.

You can save time and skip the lines

Finding the time to exercise regularly is one of the major obstacles. A half-hour workout might easily develop into a two-hour event when your account for packing and unpacking a gym bag, travel time to and from the gym and standing in queue for the machines. You might have done the uncomfortable dance while waiting for a machine at the gym. You need to remain close enough to pick up the weights or go on the elliptical machine as soon as the person is through, but you don't want to crowd them or come off as aggressive. As a result, a lot of time is lost, and frustration results. You can cut down on your workout time by using a home gym to avoid the queues and the travel.

You have the freedom to exercise when it works for you

There's no need to set aside an hour and a half in your calendar. There is no reason to hold off till the gym is less packed and there is less traffic on the roadways. You can use the elliptical or treadmill whenever you want if you have a home gym. You may work out while watching the news or your favourite programme. You can work out with your lover after they get off work or before your morning shower (big bonus: showering and changing in the privacy of your own home). In fact, the antiquated notion that you must exercise in 10-minute intervals to see results was dropped from the most recent version of the HHS guidelines.

You’ll have the perfect exercise environment

Dress codes are common at gyms. If you have exercise gear at home, you can begin working out whenever you want and in any attire you choose. You don't need to be concerned about whether your clothing is stylish, flattering, or athletic-appropriate. You can wear whatever feels comfortable when working out at home without giving it a second thought.

Too warm? Too chilly? The gym management attempts to strike a balance, but it can be difficult to maintain a comfortable temperature in a big gym with thousands of sweating people. At home, you can customise every aspect of your workout environment, including the temperature. Describe the music. The likelihood that you'll enjoy the music blasting from the gym speakers.

You get privacy

Exercise is well known for reducing stress and anxiety. But what if you are anxious and afraid when you go to the gym? Because you're concerned about being judged, you can find yourself in a vicious circle of anxiety. You are not alone if this describes your experience. The fear of what other people might think prevents about 65% of women and 36% of men from going to the gym. The most often cited fear among people is being judged for their weight, although there are numerous other concerns as well, including:

• Poor exercise technique

• Not being athletically or physically fit enough

• Appearing awkward while exercising

You won't need to be concerned about anything when working out in the solitude of your own home gym. Workout and no one will make fun of you... except maybe your family.

Your whole family can join in

How about your family, when did they last go to the gym? Everyone in your household, including children, teenagers, adults, and elderly, needs to move around in an age-appropriate manner. According to the World Health Organisation, children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 17 should engage in at least an hour of moderate-intensity physical activity each day. The majority of their workouts should be aerobic, with a few times a week dedicated to bone loading and muscle strengthening exercises.

You don’t have to worry about child care

If you have children, you know that the cost of childcare has skyrocketed. Finding quality care for your children is not easy, and you likely already plan errands and appointments around the availability of caregivers. Some gyms offer childcare, but this can drive up the cost of a monthly membership or be of questionable quality. Using the gym childcare means you have to pack up a diaper bag or find the kids’ shoes and mittens on top of all the other steps required to get yourself to the gym. Children who are too old for the gym nursery may not be ready to stay home alone for hours. A home fitness room allows you to exercise while the baby naps or older children play in the backyard or get schoolwork done.

It’s safer

One of the most frequent excuses for skipping a workout is bad weather. Even though it could appear to be an explanation, it's frequently a genuine safety problem. Every year, there are over six million auto accidents, and 21% of these are weather-related. Around 70% of weather-related car accidents take place on wet roads, while another 18% occurred during sleet and snowstorms. Nearly 5,000 people perish in these collisions each year.

If you have a home gym, you won't have to worry about making the journey to the gym or missing days of exercise due to ice or snow. You don't have to stroll alone through a dark parking lot if you choose to exercise in the early morning or late at night. You can work out.

You get pandemic-proof exercise

During the pandemic, HHS is only one of many organisations advising Americans to exercise at home. Due to COVID-19, gyms may close temporarily or have shortened hours, however your home gym is always open. You may have always loathed using equipment that has had hundreds of people's sweat on it, or the epidemic may have increased your awareness of how diseases spread. In either case, having your own personal weight bench or exercise bike ensures a spotless, secure workout each time.

You can design your dream gym

Your ability to work out at the gym is constrained by the facilities' equipment. Fortunately, you have total choice over the layout of your home gym. You want a rower, right? Take one. Do you prefer a specific model of treadmill or elliptical machine? Done. Do you want to exercise with your partner or a friend? Get two of whatever it is. You get to choose what goes in the space when the gym is in your home. There are countless options! But don't let your alternatives overwhelm you. If you don't know where to begin when creating your home gym, there are trained fitness experts who can assess your living quarters, asses your exercise requirements, and assist you in creating a unique area.

Ready to get started?

Make an appointment with your neighbourhood G&G Fitness Equipment dealership now to begin creating your ideal home gym. There are countless options! But don't let your alternatives overwhelm you. There are qualified fitness advisors who can assess your home space, consider your exercise requirements, and assist you in creating a customised home gym if you're unsure of where to begin. The best thing, though? The consultations at G&G Fitness Equipment are complimentary.

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