January 19, 2022 2 min read

Whether you are wary about going to the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic or you don’t have time to go to the gym after work, building a home gym can be truly beneficial to sticking to your health and exercise goals. It may seem daunting to build your home gym, but it doesn’t have to be expensive.

 

Here are three tips for building a home gym you will work out inside.

 

How to build a home gym

 

  1. Decide your goals.The first step is to decide what your goals are. If you are more interested in training for a marathon, for example, your general focus is cardio. On the other hand, if you prefer low-impact exercises, then yoga supplies and dumbbells may make up the majority of your equipment.
  2. Create a workout plan.Next, you should decide on your workout plan. If you’re just starting, you do not have to buy all your materials at once. You can invest in a cardio machine and a small set of weights. As you get further into your plan, you can add equipment.
  3. Purchase strategically.Finally, if money is a concern, you can purchase strategically. Buying gently-used equipment or waiting for a sale is never a bad idea. Sometimes you can also make certain equipment do double duty. For example, power racks with accessories give you plenty of personal workout options.

 

The best part of building a home gym is that you can build a gym just for you and your goals. If you’re interested in losing weight, you can center all of your equipment around that goal. On the other hand, if you are interested in gaining muscle, your gym will be filled with barbells and dumbbells. No matter what you do, it’s so important to fill your body properly with balanced meals and healthy snacks, such as Jawbox Jerky. Jawbox Jerky is made with high-quality protein and has 16 g of protein per serving with only three carbs, perfect for an in-between meal, on-the-go snack.

Martin Kier
Martin Kier



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