The weather is starting to get cooler and for many people the temperature is not the only thing that drops at this time of year. Motivation to go to the gym can be at an all time low during winter which can be frustrating, especially if you’ve worked your backside off (literally) all summer to get that beach body.

If you’re one of those who likes to hibernate during winter, or you find it difficult to get to the gym for other reasons, getting some basic equipment to have at home can help you stay fit and healthy without even having to leave the house.

A multi gym piece is a great investment and it will help you get better results than you are likely to see from sticking a treadmill in the corner of your living room. While it’s fairly easy to get a good cardio workout away from the gym, strength training without the right equipment can be more of a challenge and this is what your home gym should focus on.

Why is strength training important?

Strength training gives you a whole body workout and helps your body build muscle. The more muscle you have, the more energy it takes to upkeep it and this means that your body will burn calories much more effectively without you having to do any additional exercise.

What strength training equipment is best for home?

A multi gym piece lets you work out every muscle in your body with just one piece of gym equipment. This is great for saving space and money and the results from using this type of equipment can be outstanding.

At Calibre Fitness we have 16 different gyms available and we recommend the Body-Solid Fusion 500 Personal Trainer, the G5S Single Stack Gym and the G10B Bi-Angular Gym for home use. Great for all fitness levels, space requirements and lifestyles a multi gym piece like one of these can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and meet your fitness goals without having to leave the house.

The Body-Solid Fusion 500 Personal Trainer features six different stations, including chest press, lat pulldown, ab crunch, perfect pec station, leg extension and seated row. There is also a 210 Lb. alloy weight stack with state-of-the-art nylon bushings for super smooth and quiet operation.

The G5S Single Stack Gym is easy to use and space saving, particularly suitable for anyone who wishes to workout at home, for both body builders or people that are looking to tone up their bodies.

The G10B Bi-Angular Gym allows up to two users to use the machine at the same time, making it a training partner friendly gym. It features bi-angular press arms, lat pulldown, ab crunch, perfect pec station, leg extension and seated row, plus 210 lb. alloy weight stack, so you can have everything you need at hand.

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