Would you like a room where you can do cardio, strength, toning, HIIT and sports-performance workouts?
Technically, you don’t have to spend a dime on equipment to create a useful home gym. However, using items you have around the house, picking up freebies from friends, finding free or cheap items on Craigslist, NextDoor and Facebook Marketplace, you can outfit a home gym for $50 or less.
- You don’t need a permanent workout room or area.
- You don’t need an exercise machine
- You don’t need to buy any equipment
- You can get loads of exercise equipment free or cheap
- You can create cardio, HIIT, body sculpting, strength, core or sports workouts
Check out Create Your Own Gym for Less than $50 to learn how to create a home workout room that will help you break a sweat, but not your budget.
Help Your Friends and Get Free Stuff
Here’s a quick tip. Send a quick email to friends, family and co-workers asking if they have any exercise equipment they aren’t using. You’ll be pleasantly surprised how many of them will call or text and say, “Please come and haul this (really nice) stuff away…thanks!”
Get Free Exercise Advice
In addition to creating a workout room, you can find loads of free workout and exercise videos on YouTube. You can find full-length follow-along workouts, or find videos that show you the proper technique for any specific exercises you want to add to your workouts.
You cam also find tips for using specific exercise machines or trouble shooting them.
No matter what your goals are, you can create effective workouts in your home to do while you’re watching TV, during cold and rainy weather when you can’t get outside, or to do while listening to upbeat music.
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