Author: Jim Bean

My previous article, Home gyms Rule! described a rationale for home gyms and touched lightly upon which equipment you will need to create your own. This article is going to delve more in-depth into equipment needs and where to find it, but I first want to make a point. The value of a home gym lies in its use. Irrespective of how the gym is equipped if you do not make use of it you have effectively wasted your time, money, and space. Use your home gym! In my home gym I have a combination of equipment that was purchased new,...

If you have read past the title of this article you either agree with it or are strongly opposed, but curious. As you can probably tell, I am biased toward home gyms. In my case, a home gym really means a garage gym, but the idea is the same (home gym, basement gym, garage gym, patio gym, etc.). I can walk out my door and hit the iron in a matter of seconds. My personal gym setup might be an exception, as it is quite well equipped. Irrespective, I make the same assertion for almost any home gym – that...