Weight Training Equipment

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What equipment should i buy for a home gym?

Weight Training Equipment

There is a lot of weight training fitness equipment on the market, but many women do not know how to start a weight training routine or how to select weight training equipment for their home gyms. Before you choose your strength training equipment, consider where and when you will exercise. You need to carve out a convenient space for your fitness workouts and also consider where you can store your home fitness equipment when you aren't working out. Also consider what your strength training will focus on. Will you be doing an ab workout? Or perhaps you want to work out your legs and arms. When you figure out where you will store your weight training equipment and what kind of exercises you want to do, you can move on to picking it out. Here are some basics that you might want to include:

  • Resistance Bands: These are one of the best pieces of strength training equipment because they are cheap, portable and effective. Though they are more limiting than weights, they are great if you are a beginner or if you don't want to take up a lot of space in your home.
  • Dumbbells and hand weights: Dumbbells are very versatile and allow you to do lots of different upper body exercises. Hand weights and ankle weights are also versatile and can be used as dumbbells.
  • Home gym machine: If you have enough space and money, consider the effectiveness of a strength training machine. Machines often have multiple ways to work different muscle groups, providing a great workout for your entire body. Machines can also help you keep your alignment and balance in check.

   

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