When it comes to creating a space in your home for a gym, there are endless possibilities. Creating an area within your home dedicated to working out without spending money on a gym membership is a smart choice. When deciding on a place to put your home gym, consider the spaces you have within your home that can convert easily to a workout room.
Convert an Office Into Your Home Gym
Workout Space in the Basement
Garage Gym Space
Unused Bedroom Workout Space
Working Out in the Attic
Workout Space in the Shed?
Home Gym Tips
Rubber flooring is a must have when creating your home gym in a space with hard flooring like cement or hardwood flooring.
Hang motivational posters on the walls to keep you focused on your workout goals
Add a television with a DVD player. Sometimes, watching a television show or a movie will keep our mind off of the workout we are doing. Having this in your workout room also allows you to play workout dvds.
Adding a good sound system also helps to keep you motivated during a workout. For those that don’t like watching the television during a workout, listening to music is more motivating.
Consider adding a chalkboard to your workout space to keep track of your workouts or to scribble motivational notes to yourself.