Have you seen #TastyGarageGym… it’s not nice by ANY MEANS, but my low-budget garage gym get the job done. With so many at-home resources, gym memberships are becoming a thing of the past. You have a huge variety of workouts at your fingertips and need very limited equipment to crush your routine. Plus the added bonus: you can start and stop your workout on your own time. The ease of knowing you can workout at any time in the comfort of your own home is a motivator in itself. Hoping you have already set your fitness intentions for the year, we dive into the 5 best workout equipment pieces for your home to help you crush those wellness goals. These are low-investment items that will have a great impact on your workout game! No excuses, a high-quality workout is waiting for you starting with these items.
Set of Light Dumbbells: This set could range from 2-20lbs. Building strength and muscle tone, while taking up very little space in your home or office. The ideal set for when you don’t know where your starting point is. You have a range to choose from and a wide variety to build up to.
Set of Heavy Dumbbells: This set could run 20lbs+. The range is up to your potential lifting and the higher weights are goals to work up to. Another easy addition taking up minimal space. Along with arm routines, these higher sets can be used in abs, chest and booty workouts.
Mini Resistance Loops: Firm and sculpt your upper and lower body through a variety of fitness moves with these loops. With multiple resistance levels included, you can build as you get stronger. Perfect for carving out lean muscle. Along with your routines, these loops are also a great addition to stretching.
Resistance Slides: Increase the intensity of your workout as you engage your core, stimulate your glutes, and activate multiple muscles at once. Using these sliding disks for lunges, squats and upper body movements to target muscles groups, from your abs to glutes.
Bench: Perfect addition to any at-home or office fitness routine while accommodating a wide range of full-body workouts in a small amount of space. This is also a piece you can build on, try starting with a flat bench and working up to an adjustable utility bench.
These 5 items are the perfect start to kicking off a fitness routine ANYWHERE you have space. As you start to get more familiar with your equipment and want to build on your fitness goals, you can branch out into other items and equipment options that intrigue you. The fun part is getting acquainted with your new items, creating a habitat, building strength and then elevating from there.
Creating a workout routine can sometimes feel overwhelming. What do you do, how do you do it, when do it do it, how many times do you do it. These are all valid questions and we have all felt them at one time or another. Know that with these tools and the massive amounts of resources online, you can get a routine that you feel good about, that helps you feel connected and energized and one that you fall in love with. From Pinterest Infographics to YouTube videos the possibilities are endless on ways to use the equipment above. With so much content, you have a variety of ways to keep your routine ever-changing and exciting while hitting your goals hard!
What piece are you most excited to add to your life? Tell me in the comments!