homemade gym

The real reason I hardly ever work out is that I can never muster up enough energy to leave my house and go to the gym. I mean who would give up their comfy couch for a StairMaster? Not me!

But I might be tempted to exercise more if I didn't have to go anywhere. By using things around the house (plus a jump rope and a yoga mat), you can turn your home into a personal fitness oasis.

The only downside of having a gym in your house is that you'll officially be out of excuses for why you can't work out!

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Check out this homemade gym tutorial for more.

Do you have any tips for creating a DIY gym?


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