From the time I get up to the time I am back in bed, every minute is scheduled, ridden with work to be done. Moreover, I end up with hardly any time for myself (I am sure most of us will agree!). Being on the toes continuously did take a toll and my health suffered tremendously as I could not devote any time to rest, or for working out. I knew I had to do something. Signing up for the local gym was out of question given my hectic lifestyle. However, it was important to set aside some time for regular exercise, and ample amount of rest if I had to regain my health and fitness. It was at this point of time, I resolved to set up a mini home gym. Gradually, I have been successful in installing some very useful exercise equipment at my place including a cardio machine and some weight training equipment. This arrangement allows me to squeeze in some time for workouts regularly; and the benefits have been exceptional. I feel a lot fitter these days, and am able to put in a hard day’s work without much effort and tiredness.
In case you are wondering, setting up a home gym or buying any health equipment for the purpose of using in-house can be costly; it is definitely not so! There are plenty of economical and effective workout equipments in the market that provide us with comprehensive body workout. Although, visiting a gym or a health and fitness center would be ideal since it would allow us to seek professional help in maintaining good health and a fit body. Especially more so, if you have body toning/shaping or body building goals. However, many a time it might not be possible to hook up a local gym or health center, and hence, in such cases it is always best to bring in the equipments if you can’t go out to them.
Technological advancements in the field of health and fitness equipment have led to the barrage of a variety of health and exercise machines that can be easily installed in the house. Right from cardio machines, rower machines, abs workout equipments, balance pods, free weights and fit discs, hand grips, inflatable punching bags, exercise bikes, professional cardio trainers, steppers to professional level fitness equipments such as upper body workout bar, inversion tables, and rehab exercisers, almost all kinds of exercising equipments are now available. In fact, the options in home exercise equipments are so vast that you can choose fitness equipments depending upon your specific needs. You can also set up a complete workout system by picking up from many pre-designed home gyms (assorted home exercise set ups).
Personally, I find that the benefits of exercising at home far outweighs those offered by any professional gym (at exorbitant fees) or health centers. With the freedom of working any time, I want to or have time, planning my own exercising goals, and schedules along with having all the equipments to myself, and not having to put in the extra effort that goes in visiting gyms keeps me motivated, always. More me, ‘Working In is Working Right’!