Home workouts can be as beneficial as direct training with a trainer in the gym, it is enough to have a few items in your arsenal that will increase the effectiveness of the exercises. Let’s talk about five of them.
Rubber bands are a universal “gadget” for training with your own weight. They can be used to strengthen any muscle group, and they are also the smallest and most weightless sports equipment out of the vast majority of existing ones.
These blocks are often used to increase the load during Pilates, yoga and stretching to improve balance and flexibility. And also to prevent injuries, such as back pain or neck pain.
Dumbbells are designed to put more stress on muscles, thereby strengthening them and increasing endurance. Most often, using dumbbells to strengthen the muscles of the arms, back and chest.
Ball training challenges posture and core muscles. In addition, the ball can help develop a sense of balance, it can be used as additional weight during ab workout, as well as for stretching. And sometimes just for fun.
A soft and non-slippery mat is essential for yoga, stretching, and any exercise that needs to be done while lying or sitting on the floor. Of course, playing sports at home, you can do without a mat. However, it also performs the function of belay, forming a stable surface between you and the floor.