Looking for the best at-home gym equipment? Working out at home has become increasingly popular thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also comes with serious perks ,like exercising whenever you feel like it, and no more expensive monthly fees.
The best home gyms start with quality equipment. But with so many options out there, how do you know where to start? From dumbbells to resistance bands and weights, we outline our top picks for just about every type of space. Best thing about them is they’re available to purchase on our Payflex store directory. So, get what you need now to sweat and pay later!
Whether you’re aiming to lose weight, build muscle or general fitness, a pair of dumbbells is an essential home gym equipment item that will tick any box.
2. Yoga/Exercise Mats
A good exercise or yoga mat is a must-have for your home gym. Mats can be used for a wide range of floor-based exercises including stretching, ab workouts and of course yoga.
Kettlebells are a highly underrated piece of gear in the weight room. They are versatile, portable and small enough to be stored away.
3. Reebok Kettlebell Classic – R746.35 – R861.35 Incl. Vat
4. Foam Rollers
The foam roller is an essential tool that you can incorporate into most workouts. Foam rolling improves range of motion, flexibility, as well as decreases post-exercise stiffness.
5. Resistance & Kinetic Bands
Resistance bands are a simple and effective way to up your at-home workout game. These stretchy bands are highly versatile, ideal for a challenging full-body workout, and best of all don’t break the bank.
Whether you prefer to run or walk, treadmills are an excellent way to keep fit and burn fat.
7. Full body workouts
There are a variety of total-body workout machines and systems for those seeking an all-in-one workout solution. They are also available at varying price points, meaning you don’t need to break the bank when looking for a multifunctional exercise solution.
Regardless of your age or athletic prowess, strength training is essential for flexibility, mobility, and reducing injury risk.
1.Bulgarian Bags – R780.27 – R919.13
Bulgarian Bags weigh from 5.0 kg to 20 kg as well as have flexible handles to allow for both upper and lower body training. As well as for building grip strength.
These cylinder-shaped inflatable bags can be filled with water. This creates an unstable and unpredictable weight mass. The Aquabags® come in three different sizes to ensure that there is always a size that fits your needs.
An indoor bike is an incredibly popular addition to the at-home gym. From getting your heartrate up to burning fat and stress release, cycling is an excellent way to get in shape.
11. Miscellaneous Equipment
Whether it’s dips, step-ups, jumps, knee raises or crunches. There is a variety of additional optional equipment to help take your workout to the next level. These are our favourites: