The garage gym is great for both budget and body. You get to work out privately, for free, in your space, and at your own pace. Heading for the public gym is like a workout in itself, and it’s filled with inconveniences like commuting costs, traffic both in the gym and on the way there, as well as annoying rules.

Garage Gym Ideas

While most people assume that you must spend a fortune to build your own home gym, it’s possible to build the perfect gym without pinching your pocket. Read on for some awesome ideas for your garage gym

 

  • Gung-Ho For Jump Rope 

 

The jump rope is one of the most affordable pieces of home gym equipment available. Although simple, the jump rope is incredibly versatile. It works on the legs, you can use it to boost your workout sessions and it’ll really come in handy when you don’t feel like lifting weights. 

Jumping Rope

Just make sure that you’re buying the kind of jump rope that professional boxers use. Your daughter’s jump rope just won’t do.

 

  • Dumbbells Make Muscles Swell

 

Dumbbells are absolutely essential for a home gym. There are countless exercises you can use them for and they come with adjustable options with a wide choice in weights.

Dumbbells

 

  • Workout Mat To Cut The Fat

 

A mat is another essential for your personal gym. Where else do you expect to do your sit-ups? Certainly not on the garage floor.

A yoga mat will do unless you’re looking to do heavy-duty stuff, in which case you’ll need a jump mat. 

 

  • All-In-One Gym

 

The more exercises you can do, the better it is for your body. Limiting yourself won’t do you any good, so you need to think about variety. 

You might want to add equipment as time goes on, so plan out your spacing to give room for the equipment you’re yet to add. 

 

  • Pull-Up Bar Wilo Take You Far

 

While the jump rope works your lower body, a pull-up bar will give you upper body strength. You just hook the thing to the frame of your door and when it comes to storage, you can leave it on your workout bench.

 

  • Bench It Out

 

A workout bench will give you more exercise options, especially when lifting weights. See if you can find a foldable one and make sure you have enough space. Remember, your workout bench is for exercise, not for sitting and texting. 

 

  • Kettlebells To Keep You Well

 

The kettlebell is small, so you can store it anywhere. It can help you to build lean muscle, it’s a great non-running cardio alternative and it works on your core strength while improving stability. You can also get adjustable kettlebells so you don’t have to buy multiple weight levels. 

 

  • Resistance Bands Mean Business

 

Resistance bands are another great alternative to gym machines. They engage several muscles at the same time, and they’re lightweight enough to not take up too much space. 

There are light resistance bands and heavy ones as well, so you have the freedom to make it more of a challenge whenever you feel like it.

Transform your Life and Your Health

In between driving to the gym, waiting to use the equipment, and packing a bag; you’re wasting valuable time. You could be using that time for family or further self-development.

There’s no closing time in your garage gym. If those biceps are begging for some action at 2 AM, you give them some. 

Transform your life and health

Also, there are no distractions in a garage gym. You really get the sense that it’s a personal journey, and you can focus on yourself and the objectives that you have. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s just you and your harmless little germs, no one else’s. In the times we’re living in, we all know how important that is, don’t we? 

Are you ready to build your haven of health? 

You need to take the time to make sure your gym has everything it needs so that all you need to do is wake up and workout. Put these eight ideas to the test, keep investing in your garage gym, and watch as your wallet makes gains while your health improves as well.