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The True Cost of Having Connected Home Gym Equipment | Digital Trends

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Home gyms are exploding in popularity, fueled in part by smart fitness equipment that brings the social side of the gym to your home. No longer are you exercising alone in your basement. With a connected home gym, you can join a class and exercise along with others from the comfort of your home. There is little doubt that connected fitness gear is the future of home gyms, but this smart equipment comes with a hidden cost and one particular commodity that’s always in short supply: Time. We break down both the upfront cost and the hidden expenditures of home-connected […]

The 5-Item Home Gym that Fits in a Closet | Bodybuilding.com

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While we may dream of enjoying a fully equipped squat rack, dumbbell set, and cable machine in the comfort of our own home, most of us just don’t have the room to spare and probably never will. But what if everything you need for serious results could easily fit in a hall closet—and still leave room for your coats? We know what you’re thinking: Dinky things like kettlebells and bands just aren’t enough to create the heavy loads required to build serious strength and mass. But you’d be surprised. More and more, it’s becoming clear that what produces results is […]

5 Things You Need to Build a Home Gym for Less Than $100, Plus 7 Optional Add-Ons | SELF

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There’s no question about it: Working out at home has some seriously convenient benefits. There’s no need to account for travel time to and from the gym, you never have to pack a bag, and you can blast your go-to workout music sans headphones. And for many people, home is also a pressure-free zone to exercise (because, hey, gyms can feel a little intimidating, especially when you’re new to fitness). Of course, there are a couple of limitations that come along with picking up an at-home workout program. For one, you might have minimal workout space. Plus, gyms generally have […]

Daughter says lightning sparked fire, destroyed Ornelas’ home gym

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At approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, a fire was reported at a home in the 2500 block of Alta Mira Dr. According to homeowner Becky Wangner, lightning struck the multipurpose gym and storage building behind her house, igniting a fire. By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the entire structure had already become engulfed in flames and collapsed. Wangner, daughter of Joseph and Louise Ornelas, said the structure had been in place since the ’90s when her mother commissioned its construction. She said the memories associated with that building are “priceless.” “So many memories were made there — family reunions, […]

Add Strength And Cardio To Your Home Gym

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Affiliate LinksPR Sample With a New Year comes a new beginning. Many people resolve to get in shape, focus on their health, eat better, downsize, organize and more! If you are looking to get fit, we found a few products to help add strength and cardio to your home gym! What are your 2018 resolutions? Are you sticking with them? Remember, it is never too late to create goals for yourself throughout the year! For me, I haven’t had time to think about them. I’ve been too stressed out with personal issues I’m having to deal with. I have a new […]

How To Build A Home Gym | Trail Runner Magazine

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No costly memberships, no sweaty strangers, no stressing to get there before it closes—it’s no big surprise that people with home gyms were 73 percent more likely to be active than those without one. But if you’re wondering how to build a home gym or feeling daunted by the task, here’s the good news: You don’t need a ton of equipment at home to get into great shape. Runners can get a great full-body strength workout that will reduce injury risk and boost running performance with simple, inexpensive equipment that fits in a closet. Sure, more equipment gives you more options, […]

15+ of the best things you need to set up a killer home gym

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This summer, Mr. Serious and I set up a garage gym. We were not always able to get to the gym, so this is a great option for a workout after the kids are in bed, when you have sick kids, or when you are pinched for time. We were gifted some items by family, handed down some items and had a few things, too. But, I thought I would share 15+ of the best things you need to set up a killer home gym. You’ll see most of them in our garage gym too. Being active and fit is […]

Lululemon joins new generation of home gym equipment retailers with launch of Mirror | CTV News

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Lululemon Athletica Inc. is joining the booming personalized at-home exercise trend with the launch of Mirror, a large electronic device for streaming workout classes. This content was originally published here.

Set up a home gym space that works for you – CNN

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But there are many other positive aspects, including the following: Enjoying ease of access and time efficiency. With no travel time and no closing time associated with your home, it’s hard to make the common time-related excuses not to exercise. Additionally, your training time can be more efficient as you don’t have to wait your turn for equipment or spend extra time on your workout to rationalize the commute or cost. Shifting your training perspective from a chore to a lifestyle. Because the gym is part of your home, training becomes part of your lifestyle rather than another to-do outside […]

Amazon Prime Day deals: Get your home gym equipped and ready for winter – Cycling Weekly

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Here are some of our top picks for getting the gains over winter. Fitbeast 4 piece foam roller set – was £39.99 now £15.99 Everyone ‘loves’ foam rollers and as painful as they are they do provide an essential service in relieving sore muscles and massaging injuries. This Fitbeast set includes two foam rollers and two trigger balls to cover all of the body. Was £39.99 now £15.99 at Amazon. Fitfort 3 piece resistance band set – was £39.99 now £11.03  Perfect for use during a stretching routine, resistance bands will help you maximise your flexibility and boost strength. Each […]