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A healthy lifestyle is needed to be applied to your daily life. There will be many ways that you can do from consuming healthy food, having enough sleep, and dealing with some exercise. No need to go outside to run or join a gym club especially when you are too busy to do all of those things. Nowadays, it is really possible to do the exercise from home. Whether you want to do the simple one to the exercise that is intended to build your body. How? By having a home gym!

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I know that gym equipment is not cheap and to have a home gym sounds too far-fetched. But, you don’t need to buy all the equipment, right?! You can choose the one based on the exercise that fits your need. Or, you may buy the equipment one by one. So, are you interested already to have a home gym? Don’t be in a rush and check the following things you should consider before you build your home gym.

Gym Equipment You Should Provide

Well, what will you do if you plan to have a home gym without any gym equipment there? This one is the most important thing that you should consider when building a home gym. There are some choices that you can buy but here, we try to compile the tools that are not too much for a home gym.

Push Up Board

This one has a small size but can have many functions. It can even be moved easily since there is a portable version of it. It has a pilates bar, resistance band, booty bands, and pushup stands that will be perfect for your body shaping.

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A push up board is a type of gym equipment that you can use to complement your home gym. The reason is it has a small size so it won’t take up much space but you can still do the gym at home. This push up board has a colorful theme so it manages to steal the show. Push Up Board from @primenutrition1


Who doesn’t know dumbbell?! It can even be said that the dumbbell is a must equipment that you should have when starting to build a home gym. The size is small which makes it possible for you to put it anywhere and really movable.

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Talking about home gyms, you can use gym equipment that is simple and small, so it’s very space-saving. Dumbbells are one of the gym equipment that you must have at home. Because this dumbbell has small in size and can still be used for the gym at home. Provide storage space there so that it will make your home tidier. Dumbbell from @kaizendiygym


Ab Roller

Since the ab roller is very good for your space-saving program, it becomes one of the good choices when you want to start building a home gym. You can store it easily and won’t give you difficulties when you want to move it. Also, the main point is that the ab roller can be functional gym equipment.

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If you have a small space, the selection of gym equipment is something that must be considered. The AB roller is one of the gym equipment that you must provide at your home gym. The reason is that it has a small size so it is very space-saving and can still be used properly as a media gym in your home. Ab Roller from @accordingtovan

Weight Bench

In case you have a wide space for your home gym and enough budget, you can choose the weight bench to be provided for your home gym. This one is really popular for a full-body workout. You can choose the one that can be folded easily to give you another benefit.

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One of the gym equipment that you must have is a weight bench. The reason is with this weight bench, you can do several sports to train muscle strength. As a result, you don’t need a lot of gym equipment and make your gym area wider. Therefore, never leave this weight bench to complete your home gym. Weight Bench from @supermax_ng

Exercise Bike

Rather than go biking outside that will need more preparation, we recommend you buy the exercise bike. You can do the exercise while watching Netflix that will be really fun. There are some kinds of exercise bike types that you can choose the best specification based on your need.


If you want to build a home gym, the Exercise Bike is a gym tool that you must have. This tool is very useful for training leg strength and without having to take up a lot of room. Because the exercise bike can keep rotating without moving, so even in a small space, this tool can still be operated. Exercise Bike from @danielallan1990


This one is the most popular equipment that people will consider buying. We all know that jogging is really popular and fun to do. For the home gym, you can buy a treadmill and do the jogging indoors. The type of treadmill really varies with different technology.

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You will never fail to equip your home gym with a treadmill. The reason is that this tool can be used for sports walking, running, or climbing while staying in the same place. This tool can also be folded when not in use. Therefore, this treadmill is one of the tools that you must have in your home gym area. Treadmill from @runningismyzen.kirsten

Additional Facilities

Well, doing exercise can really need motivation for those who don’t love it but need to do it for health reasons. To increase motivation, you should provide some additional facilities that can make you enjoy the exercise. For example, you can provide a speaker so that you can do the exercise while listening to your favorite music. Then, don’t forget about the facilities that affect your security. Here are the complete ideas.


The mattress is needed not to make the floor slippery. You can install the mattress on the whole parts of the floor for your gym area or if you don’t have a separate room for the home gym, then you can simply provide a yoga mattress.

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Complete your home gym with several facilities to support your comfort there. The mattress is one facility that will never fail to complement your home gym. The reason is that it will provide comfort when you are doing floor exercises such as push-ups, workouts, and others. Mattress from


When talking about speakers, it will be related to entertainment things. You can use it to listen to your favorite music or you may use it to watch Netflix. There are some kinds of speakers as you can use the portable one if you need to move it sometimes.

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Apart from mattresses, speakers are one of the facilities that you can present. This time you can place this speaker on the wall area so it is very space-saving. You can use this speaker to play songs and will make you feel relaxed while doing the gym. Therefore, bringing speakers to your home gym is a perfect idea. Wall Speaker from @airwaveav


The air conditioner is needed if you do the home gym in a closed room without any fresh air able to insert the room. The air conditioner is needed not to make you feel hot and to cool down your body temperature. Also, you will need the air conditioner to maintain the air quality.

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If your home gym is in a closed area, air conditioning is one of the facilities that you need. Here you can install an air conditioner in the wall area so that it can spread cold air throughout the room. This way you will feel more comfortable when you are in the gym in this room. AC on the Wall from @paylessminisplit


Since there will be some small gym equipment, then you will surely need the storage not to make your home gym be seen as dirty. Also, you will need it to store your water and towel while doing the gym.

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Storage is one of the things that you should pay attention to for any decoration, including a home gym. Here you can use a wooden open cabinet for storage ideas at this home gym to make it more practical. You can use it to store towels, dirt, and so on so that it will make it tidier and easier to access. Open Cabinet Storage from @shedgurulondon

Space Requirement

Honestly, although you may do the gym anywhere in your home, there are some things that you should consider. The reason is that you should be able to provide the room with a healthy air specification. Also, you should consider if you have kids not going near the gym area because there are some types of equipment that harm your kids.

Good Air Circulation

Good air circulation will be needed because your gym area can’t be too humid and hot. Your activities there can’t be done in a room with bad air circulation. Anyway, there are two kinds of rooms that you can have for your home gym with good air circulation as follow.

Open-Air Room

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Air circulation is one of the things that must be considered in any room, including a home gym. Take a look at this small home gym! Being next to a swimming pool with open space will make air circulation in this home gym very smooth. With this, you will be more comfortable at the home gym and will breathe healthier air. Open-Air Room from @suemurphyinteriors

Air Conditioner for Closed-Room

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Don’t worry if you have a small and closed space in your home gym, adding air conditioner is a perfect idea. Just use one air conditioner for a small gym room so that it will make the gym room more comfortable and cooler. Therefore, presenting a gym in the home gym area is one way you can do to improve air circulation there. Air Conditioner for Closed Room from @lwgwilliam

Save from Kids

You should master all of your gym equipment with its benefits and risks. Most of the types of equipment are too risky for kids, you should make your gym room to be safe from kids.

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You can take advantage of a special room to build a home gym. In this way, your home gym will be protected from the reach of children. As a result, you will feel free to exercise without being disturbed by children or anyone else. Save from Kids from @garagegymlab

Possible Space

For you who have a separate room for your home gym, then it won’t be a problem for you. But, if you don’t have it and are confused about choosing the right space for your home gym, then here are some possible spaces that you can have.

Separate Room

In a separate room, you can provide the equipment that you want without being afraid of your kids playing with the equipment. However, you should make sure to install an air conditioner or provide a good air circulation there.

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In which areas can you create a home gym? You can try a separate room. This way, your home will still look organized and you can be more comfortable hitting the gym. In addition, the separate room gym will also be kept out of the reach of children. Separate Room Gym from @fitness_southside

Back Porch

The back porch can be a perfect spot for the outdoor home gym. Especially if you have a backyard garden where you can look at the greenery there while doing the gym. Such a really refreshing and fun thing to do.


Not only in the special gym room, this time you can use the back porch to create a home gym. This back porch has an open area so you will get more perfect air circulation. Apart from that, you can also enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while in the gym there. Back Porch Gym from @home_gym_uk_community


Juggling the patio to be a home gym can also possible. However, you should make sure that you can provide proper roofing to protect your gym equipment.

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One area suitable for creating a home gym is the patio. Because in the patio area you will get a wider and more open room so that it is more flexible. In addition, you can use a variety of gym equipment from small to large. Because the idea of building a gym on the patio is a perfect idea and you can apply it to your home. Patio Gym from @fit_mom_movement

Living Room

If you really don’t have any space left for your home gym, you can choose the living room. The benefit is that you can do the gym while watching Netflix. However, you may need to be wary if you have kids.

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If you don’t have free space, this time you can use part of the living room for the gym area. But here you can only use one piece of equipment so it is more space saving. This time you can use an exercise bike so it won’t take up much space. Living Room Gym from @1m6space




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