Saturday, 3 April 2010

Fitness Equipment.

Home Gym Fitness Equipment: Purchase Pieces Individually Or Altogether?

Some people like being in public, and prefer to go to a local fitness center to work out, meet new people, flash their muscles, or just get out of the house. There are numerous fitness centers available to the public, so they have their benefits. On the other hand, there are just as many, if not more, physical benefits in home gym fitness equipment, and many other benefits as well.

Let's say the cost of a membership at a typical fitness center is $35/month or $420/year. You may have to drive through the horrendous traffic  to get there, and though it might be a large center with lots of equipment, there will probably also be a lot of people using the equipment, meaning you may have to wait for a machine quite often. A lot of times, you may have to clean the equipment yourself before you can use it, unless you want to sit in a pool of someone else's sweat. Bad, loud music is also a possibility, and with traffic, cost, and lack of convenience added together, you might be better off investing in some home gym fitness equipment.

Start out with what your budget can afford. For the price of 1 month at a fitness center, you can get an exercise ball, a jump rope, and a set of dumbbells for your wrists and arms. Over the next several months you can add a stationary bike, a stair stepper, or both, and they are quite inexpensive. You will find that you can exercise much more frequently, and never have to wait for somebody to leave a machine before you can use it. You will also save on gas, and time, by not having to drive to the gym through heavy traffic, and if you want to listen to music, it will be YOUR music, and thoroughly enjoyable. You might also consider adding a treadmill, or a low-impact elliptical trainer, and a set of free weights to add muscle if so desired. Another advantage of the portable home gym fitness equipment is when it comes time to move, as each piece is easily packed and transported.

If you paid dues as a member of a fitness center for 15 years at $35/month, you would have paid over $6,300.00 as a member, not counting the gasoline cost of going to the center three or four times a week, which would be a considerable sum by itself, and the time saved by not commuting is extra time you can use to work out, or enjoy other hobbies. If you have the room, you might want to invest in an All-In-One gym. They are fairly compact machines, and have a wide variety of exercise options not available with portable fitness equipment . It takes a few hours to put one together,  but they last many years, and the benefits to your body, including reducing  blood pressure and lowering the risk of heart disease, will make home gym fitness equipment one of the best investments of your life.

A high-quality fitness plan engages your mind just as much as your body. Visit for more fitness tips and make a stride toward getting into the Best Shape of your life.

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