PRLog - March 9, 2012 - Specialty Fitness, a home gym equipment and fitness equipment reseller, is encouraging consumers to save money by working out at home. With the California economy continuing to experience sluggish growth at best and many people out of work, used gym equipment at home is often a far better investment than a gym membership. Specialty Fitness offers home gym equipment at competitive prices through their website, www.SpecialtyFitness.com.
Why People Are Working Out at Home
Being a member of a gym has two major disadvantages compared to working out at home. First, gym memberships can be very pricey, ranging from about $20 per month with a multi-year contract to as much as $60. In an unstable economy, a gym membership quickly becomes a luxury rather than a necessity.
The second reason that a gym membership more people are starting to workout at home is the time commitment. As regular gym-goers know from their own experience, going to the gym can take quite a bit of time. Between getting there, the workout itself, and getting home or back to work again, a trip to the gym can easily reach three hours.
How to Get a Great Workout at Home
A gym membership might make sense for the fitness buff who wants to take advantage of all the various amenities that a gym can offer. Gyms, for example, can offer group workout classes, a wide variety of fitness equipment, free weights, etc. However, many people go to the gym and only use one particular machine, such as a treadmill, exercise bike, or elliptical machine. After thirty or forty minutes of cardio, these gym users might finish off with a few basic strength training exercises. For such a gym user, a high monthly fee to use only a few pieces of equipment is not a good investment.
The home gym equipment at www.SpecialtyFitness.com allows those “one machine” users to pay for their favorite exercise machines just once, then use them for a lifetime. With decades of experience in the fitness industry, this company fully realizes that a big part of savings comes from equipment that is built to last and offer low maintenance throughout it's lifetime.
Improvising at Home
For a more complete workout, combine a piece of cardio workout equipment with strength training and flexibility training. Besides adding free weights to the home gym, common household items can be employed as part of the workout. A basketball, for example, can stand in for a medicine ball, and fitness videos on YouTube can replace those group workout classes.
Matching the customer's individual goals and needs to the fitness equipment leased or purchased is important here. The staff in both locations see that the true path to lifetime fitness and the inspiration to stick to that committment is having the right tools to accomplish it. For more information about the best value in home gym equipment, visit www.SpecialtyFitness.com.
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Specialty Fitness has the largest top quality fitness equipment showrooms in Southern California. Clubs, professionals and health enthusiasts alike benefit from their knowledge and assistance in home gym equipment and commercial exercise machines. The highly knowledgeable staff prefers to be concerned with meeting every customer's needs over reaching a sales quota.
Specialty Fitness offers free consultations, a equipment trade-in program, installation and repair of all brands of exercise machines, as well as commercial and home gym design services from their Northridge and Thousand Oaks locations. For more details on this highly unique fitness equipment retailer, visit their website at www.SpecialtyFitness.com.