Be fit and healthy, set up a home training event

Personal fitness should not be a costly affair people have to be innovative and creative to make home gyms within their homes to work out in the comfort of their homes and at their convenience. A Train at home event will be an ideal platform to educate citizens on how to go about setting up a home gym for the sake of personal fitness training. Not all fitness plans suits every age and gender, there are some factors which you need to consider before you embark on any fitness program whether at home or at a commercial gym (

Some of the factors include:

  • Age
  • Underlying health conditions
  • Goal of the workout
  • Financial capability to purchase home gym equipment
  • Certification from an Allied Health professional

Activities to engage in the home gym must be able to work out all body muscles as a group or as individual to achieve your goal and at the same time ensure there is balance in workouts. The areas to consider include

  • Cardiac exercise
  • Muscular resistance and strength
  • Flexibility
  • Muscular endurance

A fitness program should be in stages they include:

Warm up

To ensure the body is prepared for the task ahead.


To maintain muscle endurance and muscular strength capability.

Cool down

To heal the muscles used in the training.


To allow the body to recover after a workout.

Basic equipment for the home gym

Barbells and dumb bells

This is the most affordable equipment used for muscular strength training. They are used for different workout programs to achieve different goals. They are easy and occupy a small space within your home gym. In addition, it caters for all household but avoids kids from using them because of the heavy weights, which is a great risk when mishandled.

Exercise ball

This is an inflated ball, which can take various shapes and sizes though stable during workouts. It helps to work out different muscles of different parts of the body to achieve great workout results. A unique feature of the workout is the ability to exercise at home while resting, eating and even watching television. You can deflate it after use to save on storage space

Resistance bands

This is simple equipment but offers marvelous workout results with the elasticity and ability to increase frequency and motion of movement ideal for strength training of the upper and lower limbs.

Suspension system

In just below $30, you can purchase a suspension system to help you run a cardiac and muscular exercise with ease without paying subscriptions to achieve the same result at the commercial gym.


A home gym offers a cheap way of workout and the comfort of working out at your convenience. However, it needs the discipline to stick to workout schedules. Use a gym expert to help you set up the best home gym with your overall workout goal in mind. The home gym can be used by all household since there is no restriction in access.