How confident do you think you would be if you knew you could achieve your fitness goals because you had the perfect exercise environment? I’m guessing that you are saying in your head, “Very much so!”
Many people fail at the gym because they don’t feel motivated by the environment that they are in. Sometimes the gym has everything that you need, but it misses that personal touch. By creating your own gym at home or in the office, you can pretty much guarantee that you will always feel motivated to exercise and achieve your fitness goals.
Here’s a few reasons why you should invest in your own exclusive gym.
It will seamlessly blend into your lifestyle.
One of the challenges with being a member at a gym is the commuting time. If the gym is at your home or office, you can easily work out before or after your working hours.
You will always have access to your gym equipment.
One of the frustrating things for busy people is when they have to stop and wait for someone to finish using the equipment. Most men face the challenge with securing a bench on Monday. Or runners will struggle to get onto a running treadmill between 6-8pm. Waiting 20-40 minutes for someone to finish their workout can really disrupt your exercise regime. If you have your own equipment in your own space, this is something that you won’t have to worry about.
Being in your own space will limit you from distractions.
The gym can become a very social place, especially when you continue to meet the same people regularly. It’s fine, but you don’t want those people to distract or disrupt your workout. It’s easy to get caught up in a conversation, which will affect your recovery time and workout.
Your equipment setup will be specifically ‘customised’ for you!
The majority of commercial gyms are setup in a way to cater for everybody. There’s enough dumbbells and barbells for those people who want to build muscle size and strength. But sometimes, these weights might not be your thing and you are really just paying for access to exercise equipment that you will never use.
So rather than spending the $500-1000 a year on an ineffective gym membership, you can invest the same money to purchase the exact exercise equipment that will allow you to achieve your fitness goals.
For example, if you want to improve your cardiovascular exercise, you can purchase cardio equipment such as ellipticals, bikes, treadmills and stair machines.
Customise your gym so that you will always feel motivated.
It might be the paint, interior design, and posters on the wall or having the music blasting. In your own gym, you will have complete control over your environment. Design it in a way that will always keep you motivated and inspired.
The benefits for having your own gym are clear. It’s not for everybody, but if you can identify with some of the benefits that’s provided, then it should be something that you should consider.