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9 DIY Squat Rack Ideas For Your Home Gym

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My husband has recently stopped going to the gym. He said that he doesn’t have the time anymore to do everything and drop by to do weights. He did mention that he would love to have some kind of equipment at home, though. So my solution, a DIY squat rack! If you’re also tired of going to the gym and just want to do it at home, these homemade squat rack plans can help you out! DIY Squat Rack Ideas and Squat Rack Building Plans 1. Cheap DIY Squat Rack Ideas A post shared by @thevelofarm on Mar 6, 2017 […]

How to Build a Home Gym | Must-Have Home Gym Equipment

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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, […]

The home gym is in! Sales of fitness equipment in Utah continues at record pace

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Scott Egbert has never seen anything like it. When gyms and studios closed in mid-March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, people rushed to buy home exercise equipment and stores were wiped out of everything from inexpensive dumbbells to premium treadmills and elliptical machines. “Dumbbells,” said Egbert, president and CEO of Utah Home Fitness, “were like toilet paper.” With Utah’s strong economy, there had already been high demand for fitness equipment prior to the pandemic, he said. Utah Home Fitness — with 25 retail stores across the nation, including three in Utah (Salt Lake City, Sandy and Farmington) — […]

Britney Spears reveals she accidentally burned down her home gym

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Pop star Britney Spears has revealed she accidentally burned down her home gym in an incident involving two candles. The Oops!… I Did It Again singer, 38, shared an exercise video to Instagram and explained why the workout room was sparsely filled with equipment. “Hi guys, I’m in my gym right now,” Spears said in a piece to camera. “I haven’t been in here for like six months because I burned my gym down, unfortunately. “I had two candles and, yeah, one thing led to another and I burned it down.” Spears explained she only had two pieces of equipment left before showing […]

Inversion Table for Herniated Disc – Does it Work – Setup My Home Gym

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Many people ask whether an inversion table for herniated disc is a viable solution for treating lower back pain that results from the herniated disc. Medical experts believe that the method works and they recommend the use of inversion tables to treat herniated discs. If you have herniated disc and prefer inversion therapy, it is important to first understand what herniated disc is. It is also great to know how it affects your body. No need to go through surgery to treat herniated discs. It becomes very easy to decompress the spine and remove the pressure on the discs through […]

Eddie Nketiah reveals home gym workouts led to upturn in form with Arsenal and England Under-21s  | Daily Mail Online

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Eddie Nketiah’s home gym has acted as the driving force behind muscling a way into the Arsenal team – and on the verge of breaking an England record. The striker’s hat-trick against Kosovo on Friday takes him to within two goals of matching the 13 scored by Alan Shearer at Under-21 level. Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has thrust extra responsibility on Nketiah since Project Restart after the 21-year-old returned to London Colney a new man. Eddie Nketiah says strength and conditioning training has contributed to his fine form  The change has not gone unnoticed at international level by manager Aidy […]

What to Consider When Renting a Home Gym

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What to Consider When Renting a Home Gym Making the decision to have a healthier lifestyle can be tough when you’ve got a busy schedule and can’t get to the gym. However, a home gym can offer you the opportunity to exercise in privacy. When you are thinking about what to consider when renting a home gym, consider these factors. Your Fitness Goals When renting a home gym, your impulse might be to seek out the most elaborate one you can find. You might think you’re going to use all the gadgets and attachments, only to discover months from now […]

How to bulk up your home gym – The Globe and Mail

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Mark Andrew set up a home gym in the corner of his downtown Vancouver condo to stay fit during and after the pandemic. DARRYL DYCK/The Globe and Mail Mark Andrew has always made fitness a priority. “I’m not a workout nut, but I really have tried to focus on [fitness],” says Mr. Andrew, senior vice-president at Tapestry, the seniors’ living division of Concert Properties Ltd. “I was told once that ‘motion is lotion.’ If you get up in the morning and you do a 45-minute spin class, you’re going to feel better.” He was a regular at spin and other […]

Comparing Smart Home Gym Equipment: Mirror vs Tempo vs Tonal

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The path towards better overall fitness often starts with baby steps, a brisk walk here, a jog there, some bodyweight exercises. But for those individuals more accustomed to a highly regimented routine of weightlifting and high-intensity workouts, these basic exercises simply are not enough. Treadmills, bikes, and ellipticals are all great forms of cardio, but these machines are narrowly focused in their targeting of muscle groups. Enter: Smart Home Gym Equipment, which is quickly becoming a mainstay in American households as we attempt to remain socially safe. These exercise options appear to be the wave of the future, as larger gyms […]

Home Gym Mini Makeover on the Cheap | Unfolding Beautiful

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How to transform a small, unused room from cluttered space to a practical and pretty home gym on the cheap for only $150. I considered calling this post “The Room You Almost Didn’t Get to See Because it Sat 90% Finished for 4 Months,” but it didn’t quite roll off the tongue. It all started last July, when the dust had settled from master bedroom reveal and I was itching to do a project that had a “wow” factor without spending all our extra $$ AND I really wanted to start exercising to take better care of myself. Thirties are […]