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Fitness at home started two years ago. Since the quarantine started all gyms are closed. A home gym is pretty easy to set-up with the right equipment and a good space. My favorite platform for all my workouts is YouTube. There are thousands of free workouts.
Workouts on YouTube
Home Gym Strength Training
1. Dumbbells, I started with 5lb increments and then increased by 5 as I progress. For safety purposes, I would suggest starting lower until you gain strength to use heavier with proper form.
2. Kettlebells are great for strength training but form is extremely important to prevent injury. There a are number of videos for beginners. I would suggest using these videos before training with a kettlebell.
3. A Stability Ball provides equipment that introduces instability to your workout regimen and it is another effective piece of equipment for strength training. I would suggest buying a stability ball that is the correct diameter for your height. Also, pump the right amount of air for the right firmness. If the ball is not filled enough it will not work for most exercises.
4. Resistance Band for Strength Training, inexpensive, and portable. These are sold in rubber or fabric. I have a pair of fabric that stays in place. The rubber bands have a tendency to fold. Depending on the exercise, you may find one work better than the other. These are great for strength training as well.
5. Bosu, Both Sides Up, I need to add this one to my equipment. The dome side, and the flat side can be used for a variety of exercises.
6. Medicine Ball, I purchased a 12lb. My suggestion is to purchase one that is at least 10% of body weight. As with other strength training equipment, start with a weight that is manageable before progressing.
7. Core Sliders, these work wonders for an intense abs workout
Home Gym Accessories
8. Workout Gloves
The most important part of staying consistent is finding a perfect fit for workout gear. This is my go-to line of apparel.