• Tonika Outerbridge

Losing Weight With A Home Gym

Updated: Feb 12



Have you ever tried to lose weight but you just do not have time to get to the gym? Do you have a better ability to work out in the comfort of your own home? If the answer is yes then a home gym would probably the best bet for you. But you will need to first know what type of gym equipment that you will need to purchase. But first you need to ask yourself just a few basic questions. Are you sure that a home fitness center would work in your home? Do I have the right equipment? How expensive will it be? These are all good questions that you must find answers for before you make the huge decision of putting a home gym in your home.

When you are trying to place a home gym in your home for weight loss it can become a huge task to undertake. There are some basic equipment that you are definitely going to need to purchase for your weight loss program.

The Step Aerobic Step - Due to the many different functions that this step will perform for you it is a must have in your home gym. You will be able to use it in your cardio workouts and it will also act as a weight bench for you as well.


Adjustable weight bench - If the stair step doesn’t seem like it is going to work for you or you just don’t like some of the functions you will want to consider the weight bench. You can use the bench for both your chest as well as your back exercises. You also have the ability to use the bench to work on your abs. The reason why you should use an adjustable bench over a straight one is because the adjustable will allow you to do both incline and decline exercises and the straight will not.


Dumbbell - You should consider a set versus single dumbbells as it will save you money. Your set should include 5, 8, and 12 pound weights. These dumbbells are made of rubber hex materials which means that they will not roll away from you when you put them down.


Barbell Set - These along with your dumbbells will give you the ability to have a more strenuous workout to help you lose weight a little faster.


Weight Lifting Gloves - When you are lifting weights it can be a little rough on your hands so weight lifting gloves are a definite must.


Exercise Mat - This is the last piece of equipment that you will need to add to your home fitness gym. You will be able to use your matt for things like yoga and toning exercises among others.


Now that you have your home gym set up you are ready to begin your workout routine. You need to set a goal on weight loss that works best for you. If you do this then you will be able to reach your weight loss a lot quicker.

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