Create the Perfect Home Gym Equipment

All the gym equipment you need to have a kick-ass home workout

The most essential machine is the one you already have-friends. “The exercises that use only your own weight can go a long way toward keeping you lean and fit,” Henry Williford, Ed.D., director of the Laboratory of Human Performance Auburn University Montgomery in Alabama said. “But to target specific muscles and change your habits so that it remains effective over time, you may need some additional gym equipment.” So WH compiled a list of essentials. If your budget is tight, start with Level 1 and level 2 and 3 added later.

Tier 1: (A) Swiss ball ($ 27 to $ 45)

Also known as a stability ball, physio ball, or exercise ball, Swiss ball is a great tool for targeting your core, and in a pinch it can replace a tape bench. Heavy balls, such as those of Sissel and DuraBall, the best.

Swiss ball Gym equipment
Swiss ball Gym equipment

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TIER 1: (B) dumbbell (STARTING FROM $ 4.25 a pair)

If you only have a training tool, making it one of dumbbells. They are simple to use, flexible, and is a great way to increase muscle mass

Dumbbell gym equipment


TIER 2: (A) resistance band ($ 13)

Resistance band gym equipment
Resistance band gym equipment

Like the oversized rubber bands, elastic these tools come in a variety of sizes, widths, and resistance. Use the biggest ones to do squats more challenging; smaller size is useful to work your butt and inner thighs. Performbetter.com

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Tier 2: (B) Medicine balls ($ 20 and up)

These, smaller weighted balls have a lot of flexibility, and their shape is ideal for basic exercises such as twisting inside. They are available in a variety of weights, and some models even returned.

Medicine balls gym equipment
Medicine balls gym equipment


Tier 3: (A) Bosu balance trainer ($ 120)

Short for “both sides to use”, which is essentially a Swiss ball has been halved, the plane at the bottom. Use it to do pushups and hip increased more challenging, or stand on it to engage in the lower part of your body while doing exercise on the body such as biceps curls or overhead presses.

Bosu balance trainer – Gym equipment

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Tier 3: (B) massage ($ 16 to $ 50)

It can help relieve pressure and joint pain when moving involves sitting, kneeling, or lying, or when you make any kind of organized exercise, such as a plank. Also important, the seal it will protect you against injury.

massage Gym Equipment
massage Gym Equipment

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CLASS 3: NIKE + KINECT FOR XBOX KINECT TRAINING ON 360 ($ 50)

Like a personal trainer-no-cost all-Nike + Kinect Training crazy about Kinect for Xbox 360 is way more than a game. It refinement level of your exercise, strengths and weaknesses, create a personal workout program for you, and tracking your workouts. It even provides feedback in real time to ensure proper form, helping you get the most from each movement and minimize the risk of injury, which can be a major concern for any home exerciser.