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When you think of an at-home gym, the first thing that comes to mind is likely to be some state of the art, fitness haven in some millionaires converted garage.
As nice as that sounds, let’s be honest, it’s not that feasible for the majority of us.
Luckily, keeping fit at home doesn’t have to break the bank.
Here are some of the best pieces of at-home gym equipment if you’re on a budget.
A skipping rope
You might not have picked up a skipping rope since your school days; however, they’re actually a super affordable way to get a killer cardio workout pretty much anywhere.
Note the ‘pretty much’…. Gymshark Central takes no responsibility if you break your Mum’s favourite ornament.
A stability ball
It might surprise you to hear that stability balls are not only for working out your abs.
While these inflated balls are best known for giving you a killer core workout due to them reducing stability, you can also use them to give yourself a total body workout from your hamstrings right the way to your triceps.
An ab roller wheel
Another killer piece of equipment that is surprisingly affordable, an ab roller wheel will seriously challenge your core muscles while helping to sculpt your back, arms and shoulders.
Do not underestimate this piece of equipment – it really does burn.
Perhaps the most common piece of at-home equipment, resistance bands are certainly on the rise.
Ranging from light to heavy-weight, they’re affordable, easy to store and can help you to increase the resistance of pretty much any exercise – the perfect addition to your body weight workout.
Affordable, easy to transport and can be used in pretty much any room of your house – a TRX is an absolute must if you want to create your own at-home gym.
With this piece of kit alone you can get a full body workout – great if you’re looking at building up your strength.
What piece of kit do you think is an at-home essential?
Let us know in the comments below.