The conventional exercise equipment listed below will get you going in terms of your in-home workouts.
Yoga Mat and Props: Get a yoga mat and other props, as needed. You want quality yoga equipment for durability and a long life.
Floor Mat: This mat is for doing floor exercises while in the prone, supine, and kneeling positions. It should be made of vinyl and at least 2 inches in thickness.
Free Weights: A set of free weights is a must for your strength training sessions. Make sure to get dumbbells with good grips. Women need to cover the range from 2 lbs up to 15 lbs while men should purchase a set weights from 8 lbs up to 30 lbs.
Resistance Tubing: And, get some resistance tubing. The resistance of the tubing changes according to a color-coding scheme.
Medicine Balls: Get a set of medicine balls. They should range in weight from 1 to 5 kg. So, one way is to get a 1 kg ball, a 3 kg ball, and a 5 kg ball.
Balance Balls: Also called exercise or body balls. They come in three sizes based on one's height and are equipped with a small air pump for inflating.
Workout Bench: You will also need a workout bench. A good bench is needed for your strength training workouts. Some assembly will be necessary.
Cycle Ergometer: And perhaps a cycle ergometer. With this type of stationary bike you can program the duration and resistance of your cycling session into the panel before your begin. This is great for both regular and interval training sessions. You have the capability of moving the intensity up and down based on the length of time you set for each interval.
In addition, this bike also measures your heart rate from the grips on both handles and presents it on the display for monitoring purposes. With this feature, you can set up a target heart rate zone in the program beforehand. When you cross the lower threshold into your target zone, the bike will beep to let you know.
In addition, there are also a number of newer, specialty pieces of exercise equipment on the market that are proving to be very effective for achieving specific results. Depending on your circumstances, one or more of the following may be appropriate for your in-home gym in the future.
The equipment listed above is needed in support of the following preventative health programs:
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You will then get all of the equipment you need for your in-home workouts in one convenient kit. With this approach all of the specifying, sourcing, and procurement has been done for you.
In addition, you receive the best of the best in terms of exercise equipment because the quality, durability, and reliability have already been checked out for you in advance.
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