Adding a little more movement is usually on everyone’s goal list when the new year comes around. Of course to do this you need to start getting proactive and thinking about what it is you need to encourage yourself to be more active during the day. You might even be thinking about creating your very own home gym or workout space. In case you are, even if it is just a corner of the living room, we want to show you what you should get to help you with your workouts!
This is a great workout tool for your at home collection. Adding weight and resistance into your workouts at home is a great way to burn those calories and build your strength in an amazing way. They come in lots of sizes and are a great option if you want a little more workout versatility.
This super compact and travel friendly tool is definitely a must have when it comes to any at home gym. You might want to have a couple as they are great to travel with or take to the park with the kids and you have some time to do a little workout while they play. Being able to have portable gym options make it even more likely for you to sneak in that workout whenever you have a chance.
Having a great yoga mat is essential when you are working out at home. This way, no matter your flooring situation, you have a suitable non slip surface to move on. You want to be able to move and move safely, especially if you are working out at home with kids under foot. You might also need it so you don’t feel those cheerios on your carpet as much while you are trying to concentrate on your breathing.
A stability ball can be a great way to not only work out but improve those back issues that have been plaguing you since kids. Using and sitting on one of these beauties works out your core to better help you support your back which in turn helps your posture and eliminates back pain. They are also amazing for when you are preparing for birth, so having one of these in your growing families house is a great idea.
Of course everyone needs a water bottle but everyone has different water bottle needs. You might like to have fruit infused water so you need to consider those options. If you are a runner you need to invest in a water band so you don’t have to carry a water bottle with you but rather have then attached to a belt. Depending on your workout you need to really consider what water bottle will work for you best. But most of all you need to make sure you always have one and are always staying hydrated.
Having these items in your home will give you a great set of tools so you can start moving more throughout your day. Tell us, what items would you add to this list?