Are you on a budget and have limited space to put together a home gym? Here are some budget and space friendly items that you can get to start working out at home. Best part of this list is that it will cost you under $130USD to put together!
This is a perfect addition to your home gym which will allow you to strengthen your entire upper body and abs with pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, dips, and leg raises. Most of these bars have a portable design which makes it essential if you are looking to maximize space.
We Recommend: ProSource Multi-Grip Chin-Up/Pull-Up Bar, Heavy Duty Doorway Trainer $28.13USD
Resistance bands are made of strong, thin rubber with handles at the end, and come in a variety of resistances depending on your fitness level. With resistance bands, you can do just about any type of strength training exercise — chest presses, rows, shoulder presses, tricep extensions, bicep curls, and even squats — without the need for heavy weights.
The kettlebell is a weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle. This weight is used to perform ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. Adding this to your home gym will not only be good on space but it will also allow you to incorporate great leg and shoulder exercises.
We Recommend: Cap Barbell Fitness Kettlebell Black, 20-Pound $24.99USD for a 20lb Kettlebell (recommend to get a pair)
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This over-sized ball also called a Swiss Ball or Stability Ball, is a ball constructed of soft elastic with a diameter of approximately 14 to 34 inches and filled with air. By tackling basic moves (like push-ups, squats, and planks) on an unstable surface, muscles get more bang for their buck.
We Recommend: Black Mountain Products Static Strength Exercise Stability Ball with Pump, 2000 lb/55cm, Blue $21.71USD
You will probably also want to add a workout mat as well Reehut 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density NBR Exercise Yoga Mat for Pilates, Fitness & Workout w/ Carrying Strap (Black) $19.99USD
Total spend for your space friendly home gym: $128.76USD