Do you have trouble staying motivated to exercise consistently? It’s time to make exercise more convenient. This can be key to ensuring you maintain that healthy lifestyle. There’s no need to rev yourself up for a trip to the gym or bother with how you look. If you have your equipment ready to pull out at home, your other distractions go out the door. Exercising becomes as easy as walking to the middle of your room. And, a home gym doesn’t have to be outrageously expensive or take up an egregious amount of space. The most convenient home workout equipment will get you an effective workout in a minimal amount of room. Plus, most of this gear can even travel.
This small, easy to store item is great for boosting your ab workout. If you’re new to this gear, try holding onto the ab wheel as you do a plank. Then, if you feel ready, with your knees on the ground roll out as far as you can without arching your back. Move on to more advanced exercises as you get the hang of the ab roller.
Dumbbells can get you great tricep, bicep, and shoulder workouts. It’s a versatile weight. Do different exercises to work the same muscle and you’ll have better gains. There are a plethora of workouts that you might find fun or interesting, so you’ll never be bored!
Pull-up bars are as easy to install as furniture from IKEA. They don’t take up a lot of room, and some of them are even portable. Try dead hangs until you can do pull-ups. There’s also a full-body workout you can do with just a pull-up bar.
Here’s your home barbell. A free weight piece of equipment that can work out a wide range of muscles. Barbells provide a platform for you to intensify your workout to gain better results. Depending on the workouts you wish to do, it may include additional equipment. With just the lifting bar, you can do deadlifts. But if, for example, you have a bench, you can do bench presses.
Wear it running, doing pull-ups, doing pushups, situps, any kind of calisthenic routine. You can simply hang it in your closet when you’re not using it.
Wear these during any kind of cardiovascular activity. Again, this equipment is small and easy to store just about anywhere.
The roman chair can work out all aspects of the abdominal region from posterior to the front. You can collapse and store it but it won’t travel well. Try out the glute ham developer workout, the ab killer workout, and more! This chair is definitely a favorite.
Of all the home workout equipment you could have, an exercise mat may be the most versatile. Of course, you can do a plethora of exercises, stretches, and poses if you only have a mat! Having a thick mat or a couple on hand can be important for those exercises that have you on your knees, elbows, or that are just hard on your feet.