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How the home gym is becoming sleek and smart

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It didn’t take long for Brenda Kraemer to make friends with fellow riders in her spin class. The 52-year-old retired former project manager schedules rides with pals, chasing them up the leaderboard and cheering when they’ve reached a new milestone. And yet she is alone at home as she does it, riding a Peloton, a beautiful, digitally connected stationary bike that launched in Canada this fall. The bike not only looks futuristic – its sleek, carbon-steel frame coated in matte black, a 22-inch full-HD touch screen mounted in front of the handlebars – it is futuristic, part of a burgeoning […]

How to Decorate Around Home Gym Equipment – WSJ

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IF 2020 prompted you to welcome an exercise bike or treadmill into your home, join the crowd. Luxury fitness retailer Peloton reported that membership rose from about 1.6 million to 3.6 million between September 2019 and September 2020. But when a sizable piece of workout gear rolls into modest living quarters, what’s a design-conscious occupant to do? There’s always the classic room divider, said Irvington, N.J., designer Beth Diana Smith. She recommended an upholstered barrier, to completely hide the bike. If equipment will be on display, design above it, she advised. “Use a few large art pieces or a full […]

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Jacqueline Jossa shows off new home gym after saying she needs to ‘stop being such a lazy sloth’ – OK! Magazine

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We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingSee ourprivacy notice Jacqueline Jossa revealed her desire to get back into the gym, showing off her new home fitness plan after converting her garage. The I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! winner, 27, said she needs to “stop being a lazy sloth” as she opened up on wanting to get into her fitness. Posing for a loved-up snap in their new space, Jacqueline and her husband Dan Osborne smiled for the camera as […]

Home Gym Makeover: The Grand Reveal – Rustic Country Chic

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So remodeling the gym wasn’t in our plans for a long time, but as these things go sometimes, we found ourselves with armfuls of flooring and before you know it we were doing a home gym makeover! The room before was OK, white walls that were non-offensive, flooring that was neutral but so busy it made your eyes hurt! And the ceiling spotlights made the ceiling feel lower than it already was. The room felt cold and uninviting, and quite honestly I didn’t like spending any time down there – and no, not just because it’s a gym! Home Gym […]

3 Home-Gym Equipment Set-Ups For Different Fitness Goals | MichaelFouts.com

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This set-up is best for: Set-Up #3: Power Rack, Bench, Barbell, Barbell Weights This set-up is best for: If you’re looking to build an awesome home gym, this is what I’d start with. Look to add other equipment such as some of the equipment listed above as well as below in the “Add-Ons” section. For those not familiar, a Power Rack is essentially 4 beams fused together that allow you to place (rack) a barbell at different heights for different exercises. This makes it versatile for doing heavier lifts that need to be done off of the ground, namely the […]

Manage Stress and Keep Fit With a Home Gym

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With recent events and a never-ending cycle of news, having a small escape if even just a few minutes for simple stretching or a short cardio session may be just what you need to reset and refocus. And it’s also great for your mental health. In fact, it’s even proven to be an effective way to cope with anxiety and depression, both of which are rising during the pandemic. And with World Mental Health Day on October 10, there’s no better time to get started. Unfortunately, gym closures have made it more difficult for some to get the exercise they […]

Home-Gym Exercise Equipment: 5 Essentials for Athletes | Spartan Race

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Everyone should have a basic home gym. Not necessarily a whole room solely dedicated to working out, but a few basic items that can be used to get a solid workout in your living room or garage, or support active recovery between more strenuous gym workouts. A good, basic home gym will also include a few lightweight items that can be easily packed and travelled with. In other words, a “travel gym” for when you’re on the road and won’t be staying at a hotel with its own gym. Here’s the best home-gym exercise equipment we consider to be most essential […]

DIY Home Gym Ideas for New Healthy Habits

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It’s no longer true that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Even the best nutritionist will tell you that any diet must be coupled with some physical activity, be it swimming in the pool or weightlifting in your DIY home gym. You probably try to eat as healthy as possible already. You check products’ ingredients, you count your calories, the sugar, the food allergens. You check your apples’ import country or grower. You might even care if your food is organic or kosher. But what’s the point in following a strict diet if you don’t exercise?   The […]

Build a Home Gym Under $100

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Just when you were getting into the swing of the gym, making gains, and effectively burning the stress of life, the wrench gets thrown, and life changes in every way. Across the nation, gyms are closed, group classes are on hiatus, and your gym addiction abruptly comes to a halt. Like adding insult to injury, this is the time to find alternatives that will keep you on your feet and thriving. Now, more than ever, it’s crucial to remember time for self-care and physical movement. Instead of losing ground or falling back on goals, let’s change direction and learn how […]