Benefits of Working Out At Home
We share many ideas about working out, walking and basically getting healthy through moving well. About 15 years ago we decided to work out at home rather than invest in a gym membership.
Partly because we began training clients in their homes and felt it was important for us to walk the practices we were teaching clients every day. We weren’t really sure how this was going to feel for us and now all these years later realize that this was the best decision for our best health and fitness life. Today we want to share our ideas on the benefits of workout out at home for you to consider for your best life.
Here’s the deal, we all know that moving well and exercising must be a regular part of our daily lives. This practice alone provides an enormous amount of benefits to virtually every facet of not only our bodies but also our quality of life in general. Hopefully, by now we can all agree that this is a fact.
Another fact that probably won’t be considered controversial is that most of us are so busy that the idea of cramming literally anything else into our daily schedules seems out of the question.
Today we are going to propose a solution that serves as a middle ground between these two facts: working out in your own home. As we stated at the start of this post, we have been working out at home for years now and we have helped many others learn how much they can accomplish by working out at home. Fitting in an exercise program in the comfort of your home comes with many benefits.
Here are some of our best examples of how beginning a practice of exercise at home can finally provide you with a way to manage the craziness of day-to-day life, while also keeping your body healthy and fit.
In our experience when it comes to going to the gym, there can be a lot of time required in the process besides the actual workout. For many people, the commute to and from the local gym can often take longer than the actual workout! This is especially true if you are in the habit of working out right after work, 5 o’clock traffic is a real drag in most big cities.
This fact alone keeps many individuals from even attempting to establish a fitness routine. Time, especially in our world today, is a precious commodity. The last thing most of us can afford is to dedicate several hours of our day to work out for, at most, an hour.
Working out at home is the solution to this issue. There is no extra time involved (you’re going home anyway, and zero time spent waiting for a piece of equipment or rushing to make it to a group exercise class on time. When your home is your gym, everything you need is already right there waiting for you any time you are ready!
While having access to the large array of equipment included in most commercial gyms is neat, it is certainly not a necessity required to get an effective workout in. Even without buying a single piece of equipment, you can easily get the job done.
Your body alone is capable of a ton of things. One of these things is serving as your own personal set of weights. You are probably already aware of the usual bodyweight exercises such as push-ups, squats and burpees. These fundamental movements alone can whip you into shape. However, there are many more creative exercises you can literally perform in your living room using alone your body.
Even if you decide some equipment is required, the price you will pay for a few items such as resistance bands, a jump rope or even a couple of kettlebells will still cost you less than a single years membership at many gyms.
We recommend Visual Impact Kettlebells (Home Workout Program) Kettlebells training is a safe no-impact way to target fast-twitch muscle fibres… maintaining these as your age allows you to move like a younger person. Rusty Moore and Chris Lopez have created a Kettlebell Home Workout course that requires just one-single kettlebell. This is a 3-month program aimed specifically at torching body fat and sculpting the body without bulking up the thighs. This was just released in the Fall of 2020. Visual Impact Kettlebells If you are training from home, this course gets my highest recommendation. Get the complete program here
Whether you decide to build a fitness routine around bodyweight exercises alone or pick up a few extra pieces of equipment, working out at home certainly saves money in the long run! We use and have in at-home fitness toolbox The Home Workout Revolution System and highly recommend it to anyone looking to get the most out of their home training program (affiliate link)
Free Of Distractions And Insecurity
Two common factors that keep a lot of people out of the gym are the annoying patrons that hog the equipment while they incessantly check themselves out in the mirror or their social media and the feeling that other people in the building are judging them. We’ve written previously how long it took to initially go into the gym to get a membership because of the insecurity of being young and overweight.
Needless to say, making your home the gym solves both of these annoyances automatically. In the home environment, you are able to enjoy a focused workout that challenges your body and improves your physical fitness.
Let us know if you are working out at home and get in touch with us for how we can help you make the most of your training.
Would be great to hear your ideas for lifestyle transformation in the comments area below.
What we know for sure is that walking is the link to living a healthy and vibrant life. We believe walking inspires the mind, activates the body, and nourishes the soul.
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We have outsourced our lifestyle for way too long!