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Our Best Tips On Setting Up Your Own Home Gym


Home gyms are all the rage these days and the shift of creating a workout space in your own home has become quite the norm especially during these challenging times. It is no longer necessary to go to the gym to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With some proper planning and set up, you too can create a workout space just for you in the comfort of your own home.

What exactly do you need to set up your own home gym? Surprisingly not much! With a small budget (if even that), some creative thinking and a little bit of effort you can be up and running in your own home in no time.

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Meredith’s own thoughts on the importance of having a home gym especially as working out at home has become more of the norm.

2). The financial side of saving monthly gym fees that we may or may not always use and how that can benefit you overall.

3). Why starting off with a designated area for your workouts is important and tips on making sure it’s safe for your to exercise in.

4). The minimal amount of equipment you will need for basic full resistance or weight training, it may be much less than you think!


5). How external areas like hallways, stairways and/or walking paths should also be considered part of your “home gym” by using the spaces near or around you.

Originally published January 18, 2022


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