Advantages of Exercising at Home

All of us lover of exercise and fitness life adore the gym; it is, in fact, one of our favorite places. The problem is that nowadays going to the gym is complicated many times or is not in your budget at the moment. Even if you're not going to the gym, I'm sure you don't want to put aside your healthy habit of exercising daily and lose everything you've achieved.

Actually, exercising at home has several advantages that I want to share with you today... plus some free apps so you can stay very physically active and come out of quarantine with a spectacular body.

You can organize your schedule better and save time: even if you live near the gym, it'll always take time to come and go, prepare the bag with what you need to take, get ready, etc. At home, all you have to do is put on your most comfortable clothes and sneakers, turn on the music, and start whenever you want and can, without excuses! That time you gain can be used to 1) exercise more, 2) spend it with your family or 3) devote it to a hobby or something that makes your life enjoyable.

You have more privacy: the truth is that sometimes we do not dare to do certain routines at the gym for fear of being seen and criticized. At home, you are surrounded by those you trust and can try new exercises and perfect them in a completely private, safe, and supportive environment. This can boost your self-esteem and confidence for when you get back to the gym in person!

You save money that you can invest in simple equipment for your home: the money you don't spend on the gym membership can be used to buy simple equipment, such as dumbbells, resistance bands, yoga mats, balls, etc. that can be useful for your family too. This is optional, as there are a wide variety of strength and endurance exercises that you can do using just your body weight. Encourage your loved ones to join you in turning exercise into a fun family activity!

Now, you may need the advice of the personal trainers you find at the gym. Don't worry, there are some fantastic apps that will help you get the most out of your exercise at home, and, best of all, they are free. On YouTube, for example, there are many and very good ones.

July 14, 2022 — Laura Posada