March 23, 2018 | Bob Myers
Working out doesn't have to be so much work.  Ditching the gym membership for a home gym pays off in privacy, freedom, convenience, time efficiency, and cost! Here are 5 simple steps for building the perfect home gym.
1. Make Some Space
Determine which workouts are right for you and find a space that fits your needs.  Will you be pumping iron, doing jumping jacks, or stretching it out? A  spare bedroom, garage, or even an unused corner of the living room could  work.

2. Consider Ambiance
Make your home gym feel like home!  Add plants to detoxify the air.  Hang a mirror to make any area appear larger. Set up speakers for pump-up music and a TV or laptop for workout videos.

4. Rack Up Equipment
Decide  which equipment you'll need based on your personal fitness goals.  Weight machines, treadmills, and punching bags are always great options but larger equipment isn't a must.  Free weights, exercise mats and jump  ropes are versatile, smaller and less expensive.

3. Organize
Find  a way to efficiently store speakers, DVDs, and equipment when not in  use.  Shelves, drawers, and hooks can help you stay organized without sacrificing style.

5. Use it!
Be diligent about using your home gym.  Perfecting the space is only half the work so be sure to put it to good use!

Looking for a house with home gym potential?  Give me a call and start your search.

Please consider The Myers Team your resource for all things real estate.  We have over 30 years of real estate experience, specializing in the Montgomery County and surrounding areas.  If you are refinancing, want a recommendation, need a service provider or just have a home related question,  please give me a call at 301-910-9910 or email me at


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