Best home gym equipment for a compact fitness set-up

Get ready, January is almost here which means it’s time to refocus on fitness and health. With Covid cases soaring and restrictions looming, it may be worth investing in a home gym. 

Whilst a lot of people started putting together their home gyms a few years ago (when Covid first kicked off) for those of you who have no idea where to start but are looking to dive headfirst into fitness in 2022 – we’ve got you covered. 

Here are a few pieces of equipment worth investing in for your home gym – some are perfect for those with limited space and others are must-haves. 

If you’re serious about getting fit this January – a home gym will save you the money, time and stress of going to a conventional gym. And the right home gym equipment will keep fitness goals on track. 

Kettlebells 

If you’re looking for something compact and beginner-friendly when it comes to weight training, then kettlebells are the perfect place to start. 

Whether you want to get toned, build muscle or level up in your resistance training, with regular use, kettlebells will help you improve your strength, increase your aerobic capacity and balance.

Buy Kettlebells at Argos (price ranging from £2.99 – £199.99).  

Best home gym equipment for a comprehensive fitness set-up

TRX GO

The TRX GO is lightweight and portable and allows for a full body workout for all levels. 

Start by learning the TRX’s 7 foundational movements – push, pull, plank, lunge, hinge, squat and rotate – advance at your own pace into hundreds of exercises! It’s time to transform yourself into your fitness best and to transform the way you look, feel and think!

The TRX GO full set is available on Amazon for £95.95. 

Best home gym equipment for a comprehensive fitness set-up

Exercise bike

An exercise bike is one of the best ways to lose belly fat – the bike will boost your cardio fitness and cycling is a great way to get your heart pumping fast. The stationary bike will help burn body fat, provide a low-impact workout, strengthen legs and lower body muscles and allow for interval training. Most stationary bikes fold away, saving space for you in your home. 

Lonsdale Exercise Bike is available at SportsDirect for £79.99

Best home gym equipment for a comprehensive fitness set-up

Fitt Cube

Feel the burn with this Crane Fit Cube. A transformational fitness tool that has been uniquely designed for multifunctional total-body workouts. With just one piece of equipment you can maximise every aspect of your fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility, endurance and power. Thanks to HIIT workouts, you’ll take advantage of the afterburn effect and will continue to burn more calories for hours after your workout.

Crane Fiit Cube is available at Aldi for £99.99

Fitt Cube Feel the burn with this Crane Fit Cube. A transformational fitness tool that has been uniquely designed for multifunctional total-body workouts. With just one piece of equipment you can maximise every aspect of your fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility, endurance and power. Thanks to HIIT workouts, you'll take advantage of the afterburn effect and will continue to burn more calories for hours after your workout. Crane Fiit Cube is available at Aldi for £99.99

MUST-HAVE HOME GYM EQUIPTMENT - UNDER £10

Exercise ball

Exercise ball

Ideal for core and trunk activation, as well as burning calories and stretches that work parts of the body that are ignored by everyday life. It will help you improve your posture and balance.
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Gym mats

Gym Mats

If you regularly work out, whether at the home or at the gym, an exercise mat is essential. They come in handy in almost all types of workout and protect your body from the hard floor.
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Resistance bands

Resistance bands

A must-have in any home gym and a key piece of equipment for anyone looking to get fit and healthy - resistance bands are cheap and effective.
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