No matter what your motivation, you should be proud of yourself for wanting to get back on the saddle! Gym memberships can be pricey, and who wants to spend that extra time in the car driving to and from the gym anyway? Not us. So, what is the solution? At-home workouts!
These affordable fitness essentials will help you sweat it out and gain muscle right in the comfort of your own home:
- Weighted Armbands | to add a little more resistance to everyday exercises
- Weighted or Non-Weighted Jump Rope | for cardiovascular health
- Resistance Bands | to replace weights for leg workouts
- Medicine Ball | for strength and conditioning training
- Dumbbells | for arm workouts
- Kettlebells | for arm workouts, as well as to add weight and resistance during squats
- Balance Ball | for balance and core exercises
- Sliders | to enhance bodyweight exercises like lunges, mountain climbers, and pikes by increasing the stability challenge.
- Yoga Mat | to keep comfortable and safe during floor exercises
- Exercise Bench | to advance cardio and explosive exercises, as well as provide a safe platform while performing arm workouts.
Now that you’ve got the knowledge, it’s time to browse! Head to gumtree.co.za or your Gumtree app (click for Apple & Android) and don’t forget to use your location settings to find sports equipment close to home.