The world is waking up to a brighter tomorrow, and many people are ready to get back to normal life. That means it’s time to hit the gym! Today, we’re looking at the best ways to make the most of your home with the equipment that gives you the most bang for your buck.
The single best exercise purchase you can make is a yoga or exercise mat. Some of the most consistently useful exercises in the world of fitness can all be done with your own body weight. Pushups, sit-ups, squats and all manner of yoga poses can all be done by anyone, in almost any space.
While many people benefit from full-scale exercise equipment, sometimes small apartments just don’t have space. However, most everyone has the room to lay down a yoga mat and rip out some reps.
Another great piece of equipment that can fit any space is a set of free weights.
These can be added to many exercises or used alone for curls and lifts. If you’re looking to really bulk up your arms and upper body, then you can’t go wrong with free weights.
The best thing about this equipment is that it can be easily stashed in a closet, out of the way, so you don’t take up your space with your exercise gear.
Door-mount pull-up bars are great for a variety of reasons. For one thing, pull-ups are a great exercise using one’s own body weight, making them great for someone who needs a workout in a smaller environment? For another thing, pull-up bars that mount on doors can be easily taken down and put in a closet.
Much like an exercise mat or a set of free weights, a pull-up bar is a simple, inexpensive piece of equipment that you can set up in seconds. With these three pieces of gear, you can convert even the smallest apartment bedroom into a home gym. As a bonus, you can play whatever music you want—or even work out in front of the TV.