Having your own gym has it perks. Having your own gym saves you time. With easy access to a home gym, you would no longer have to travel or wait on queue. It saves you money as you no longer need to spend too much paying for gym memberships, travelling expenses and even having to spend on expensive food and smoothies at the gym. Having your own gym is a great investment. You have privacy and you can freely do your workout without comparing results with other people. You can play your own music and be your own DJ to create your own workout routine’s soundtrack. It also keeps you close to your family. You can watch the kids as you work out. Catch up on series you missed out. The list of benefits keeps on going.
However, sometimes we would lack the motivation these details. Maybe it is due to the ambiance or the monotony of doing things in repetition. Or the cramped space doesn’t allow you much area to work on. Bad choice of equipment would lead you to bad results. So, great planning and great design would play a great factor in creating the over-all feel of your home gym. We know that ambiance takes a factor in motivating you. Getting you motivated takes you to heights and leaps when you work out.
A good amount of space is needed when you plan on staring you home gym. Maybe by now, no one would be needing the nursery, having a spare room would also work perfectly or consider the extra space in your garage. Determine if the space can accommodate the presence of equipment. A good amount of space allows you better provisioning to a wide number of equipment to start you home gym.
Lighting and Ventilation
Your space should have good lighting and good ventilation. Good lighting allows you to work out at any time of the day. You may prefer to let the sun in while you work out. This also adds a warm ambiance to the room. Getting mirrored walls would also do great to your lighting and also would give an illusion of bigger space. You wouldn’t feel suffocated when you have a well-ventilated and a spacious area to work on.