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No more crowding at the gym! Home workout equipment for your home gym

·Lifestyle Editor
Updated ·1-min read

Gyms are open again, and boy isn't it packed! So if you haven't carved out a little space out of your home for a personal workout gym, consider doing it for ease of keeping fit. After all, we do not need a huge space to perspire. Just take it from me.

A small home
A small home "gym" in my 4-room HDB flat. (Photo: Stephanie Zheng)

All the items in the above picture can be moved around to make space for the day's workout. There are, of course, pros and cons to this arrangement, the biggest con of which is the fair bit of adjustments you will need to make for your workout. However, that beats grumbling about gyms, crowds, and people not putting their weight back on the rack.

The major pro: Walk two rooms length, and you will be able to get a safe and familiar space to sweat it out, and there's no need to share!

If a home gym sounds like a promising idea, here are some starter equipment you might want to consider based on your workout needs.

Read more: Is having your own home gym viable in a HDB? Here are 5 things to note

Exercise Mats, from $8.60

From above photo of unrecognizable African-American woman folding fitness mat before or after working out at home
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Sit-Up Bar, from $8.30

Sit-Up Bar (Photo: Decathlon)
Sit-Up Bar (Photo: Decathlon)

7 Position Foldable Workout Weight Gym Bench, $76

7 Position Foldable Workout Weight Gym Bench (Photo: Lazada)
7 Position Foldable Workout Weight Gym Bench (Photo: Lazada)

Adjustable Glute Band, from $14

Fitness resistance band loop around thighs, booty band circle hip bands exercise for glute hip bridge abduction. Yoga fit girl strength training at gym. Slim girl keeping fit. Healthy lifestyle.
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Exercise Balls, from $21

Concentrated pregnant woman doing exercises with fitness ball at home, practicing yoga, pilates with support on fitball, training body, core muscles. Sport activity in pregnancy, prenatal care concept
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Kettlebell, from $17

Kettlebell 8kg (Photo: Decathlon)
Photo: Decathlon

Skipping Rope, from $5

Counter Skipping Rope
Counter Skipping Rope (Photo: Decathlon)

Mounted Pull Up Bar, from $69

Strength Training Pull Up Bar (Photo: Decathlon)
Strength Training Pull Up Bar (Photo: Decathlon)

Exercise Bike, from $109

A caucasian woman in her 30s works out on a bike trainer in an urban apartment.
A caucasian woman in her 30s works out on a bike trainer in an urban apartment.
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