How to set up a home gym on a budget

The biggest obstacle to exercise for most women is time. The second biggest obstacle is intimidation. If you’re intimidated by the idea of walking into a gym or you simply don’t have the time to do it, yet you’re ready for a change, then you’ll love this.

You can gather a set of fitness equipment so you can get a good workout for a small investment right at home (think about how quickly a monthly gym membership adds ups!). But even if you go to a gym regularly it’s always nice to have the convenience of home exercise to keep you consistent on your busiest days.

Here’s how to get started…

Treat this list as if the highest priorities are at the top. As you work your way down you’ll find the nice-to-have items…

Debra Atkinson

By Debra Atkinson

Debra Atkinson Is the founder of the Flipping 50 movement and host of the Flipping 50 podcast and TV show available on your iphone, ipad, and Apple TV. She is the author of four books including You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women and Navigating Fitness After 50: Your GPS For Choosing Programs and Professionals You Can Trust.

Debra is a contributing blogger on the Huffington Post, ShareCare, Prime Woman, and Livingbetter50. She provides solutions for women approaching 50 or who have already turned the corner on what to eat, how to move, and the mindset for lifestyle change with hormone balance that will make the next years as the best years. Find her resources here.