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Home Improvement  /  September 28, 2020

How to Create a Home Gym

This year may be the perfect time to finally create a home gym. Not only is working out from home safer right now, but it is also much more cost-effective down the line. Online workouts from your favorite trainers and studios are populating all across the internet and it is easier than ever to workout from your very own home. 

Consider these steps on creating a home gym in your house

What are your exercise needs?

Consider what equipment you want to purchase and what you will actually use. This will help you determine how much space you’ll need. Considering just buying a treadmill and some free weights? Great, maybe all you need is a small space in your basement or garage. Thinking about investing in multiple pieces of equipment? Then you will need a room with much more space. 

Clear out the space

If you had previously used your new home gym space as storage then it’s time to declutter. Go through all your belongings and donate anything you no longer use. 

Add shelving and storage to your space

Adding shelving and storage to your space is a great way to keep your new gym equipment organized, as well as still use part of the space as storage for other items. Luckily, our craftsmen at Handyman Connection offer install services and are experts in adding shelving and other storage systems in your home. 

Finally, it’s time to bring in the equipment. Move in the larger pieces first and then work on organizing and setting up the smaller items. If you are installing certain equipment, for example, a chin-up bar, consider calling the professionals to help you make sure it is installed correctly. 

Need any help setting up a home gym? Call Handyman Connection of Lexington-Nicholasville to receive a free estimate.

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