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My Favorite Home Gym Equipment

It’s 5:00 and you’re finally getting off work. You’re exhausted and ready to head home, but you know you should go to the gym first. You sit there battling whether going to the gym is worth it or not. Anyone else been there? I know it’s not just me.

Getting to the gym isn’t always easy. There are thousands of reasons we choose to skip the gym or even forego a membership.

Some of us have little ones at home, and gyms with childcare don’t usually come cheap. Others don’t have the time or energy to get to a gym or fitness class before or after work. Or maybe you paid for a gym membership that you never used.

Getting to the gym isn't always an easy possibility which is why it's a great idea to have some good quality equipment for your home gym. It doesn't need to be fancy, but it does need to be functional. This is my favorite at home fitness equipment for a great total body workout! #homefitness #homeworkout #workoutanywhere #homegym #workoutequipment

Instead of fighting the daily battle of getting to the gym, why not invest a little money in some equipment that you can use at home? Then you can get your workout done before work without leaving your house. Or you can head home and get it done with your spouse, partner or friend.

The best home gym equipment.

Having equipment at home doesn’t always mean that you’ll get it done, but having the right equipment that works and encourages you to get your workout in definitely help!

Meet Gymwell.

Gymwell is a total body at home fitness system that allows you to workout anywhere at any time. It’s sleek design allows you to place all of the equipment into a small bag that’s provided, so you can take your workout wherever you want to go.

I personally love this set because it’s so unique and you can do exercises that you wouldn’t usually be able to do with basic or traditional home gym equipment. Let’s take a look at exactly what Gymwell is.

What’s included with the Gymwell Set?

The Gymwell Full Portable Gym Home Workout System comes with three pairs of resistance bands in different lengths and levels of tension. Two heavy bands (45-50lbs), two medium bands (30-35lbs) and two short bands (30-35lbs). Make your exercises easy or hard by adjusting the resistance bands tension levels from 30 pounds to over a hundred pounds.

A pair of special ankle straps developed specifically for the Portable Resistant Workout Set for different movements such as curls, presses, rows, deadlifts, squats and many more! The workout set is ideal for people at all fitness levels and accommodates all body types and heights.

Two hand grips to simulate dumbbells as well as a bar to simulate barbells. These attach directly to the resistance bands for easy changes.

Also included are workout flashcards with different exercises on each card. These exercises show what muscles you’re working as well as how to set up your Gymwell to get it done!

Gymwell Total Home Gym. Everything you need in a home gym system. Simulates cables, dumbells and barbells to get a total body workout anywhere. #homefitness #workoutathome #workout #totalbodyworkout #hiitworkout

You can buy your Gymwell set right now to keep up your workouts while spending more time at home. **Update 3/18: Since Amazon is not currently selling 3rd party items, you can get your Gymwell set directly from the Gymwell site. Order now for a 20% discount AND free shipping using code GYM!**

Benefits of Gymwell

It simulates cable machines.

The door jam and other attachments help to create a base for your resistance bands. This allows you to pull down, out and up from any angle you choose.

Here are just a few examples of how you can work all of your body. Anchoring from above using the door jam, you can work your back and shoulders. From the middle, you can get your back, chest and core. From below you can really focus on upper body doing biceps or lower body like abduction and adduction.

It simulates dumbbells.

The hand grips allow you to focus on one side at a time. Use different strength bands or pair them up to adjust the amount of weight you want to use.

Looking for the best home gym equipment? I've got the solution. This total body home gym system fits in a portable bag and simulates cables, dumbbells and barbells! #homefitness #homeworkout #workoutanywhere #homegym #workoutequipment

It simulates barbells.

The bar attachment may be my favorite tool in this entire system. It simulates a barbell, but because of its lightweight nature, you can use it for so many different exercises. The flashcards that are included in the set are incredibly helpful in showing you the different options you have for all the equipment. Check out my video below using the bar!

The Gymwell System allows for a total body workout.

Total Body Workout

Ankle Straps, Bar and Heavy Bands, Door Jam and Short Bands

8-15 reps of each exercise. First 4 exercises in first video, last 2 exercises in second video.

  1. Squats
  2. Good Mornings
  3. Overhead Press
  4. Front Load Squats
  5. Standing Kickbacks
  6. Abduction

REPEAT 2-4 rounds

Upper body and core AMRAP workout

AMRAP: As Many Rounds As Possible. Complete each exercise for the designated amount of reps then start at the beginning. Continue until timer runs out.

Round 1: Ankle Straps, Short Bands and Hand Grips

Set timer for 8 minutes.

  • 10 Bicep Curls
  • 10 High Pulls
  • 10 Squat Twists

Rest for 1-2 minutes in between rounds

Round 2: Door Jam, Heavy Bands and Hand Grips

Set timer for 8 minutes

  • 10 Lat Pull Downs
  • 10 Standing Chest Presses
  • 10 Sit Ups

Here are few other workouts that you use Gymwell.

Dirty 30 Workout: Use Short Bands and Ankle Straps

Lower Body Booty Burn: Use Ankle Straps, Heavy Bands and Bar

Total Body AMRAP: Round 1 & 2 – Use Ankle Straps, Heavy Bands and Bar
Round 3 – Use Ankle Straps, Short Band and Hand Grip

Summertime Arms: Use Ankle Straps, Short or Medium Bands, Hand Grips

Final Thoughts.

Some people genuinely love working out at home. Others struggle to find time and energy for fitness. No matter what your reason is to workout at home, good for you! The first step is setting your mind to it and the second is getting it done. This home gym equipment is all you need to get started.

I’ve truly enjoyed using this system since I received it a few months ago. At first I was a little overwhelmed by all of the pieces and attachments, but after familiarizing myself if it, I have it figured out. It turns out that it’s super easy to use and makes working out a little more fun. The exercise flash cards have helped me come up with more ideas and ways to use the equipment. If you’re looking for the best home gym equipment, look no further and check out Gymwell!

You can purchase this Gymwell system on Amazon y’all! Order now and get it in a few days so you can get your home workouts in now!

This home gym equipment is all you need for a total body workout at home! Take a look at this amazing resistance set and see how it can change the way you workout at home. #workoutanywhere #homefitness #besthomeworkout #totalbodyworkout

What is your favorite home gym equipment?

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This post is sponsored by Gymwell. I have reviewed and tested this product. All opinions are my own and pertain to the heart and focus of Amy’s Balancing Act.

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(27) Comments

  1. This looks great!! I want to do more exercise and can’t always get to the gym, so perfect. Thank you for sharing

    1. Getting to the gym can be so challenging…especially these days! I hope the workouts come in handy!

  2. I don’t like gyms. This is perfect for me! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. I totally get that Rochelle! I highly recommend checking this out. Worth the small price for sure.

  3. This looks the the best home gym equipment! Super compatible! I’ll have to check this out.

  4. Very timely, with everyone’s gyms closing to prevent virus spread! Honestly, all I use at home are hand weights and thera-bands (I have a massive collection of them in every possible strength). They are a nice supplement to my bike rides!

    1. As a runner, I try to incorporate strength workouts to aid in my running fitness too! This set has been awesome at home with my gym closure and gives me lots of variety!

  5. Jade Monroe says:

    This looks like a perfect way to exercise at home. And I love that it’s portable

    1. It’s super awesome. I love that I can put it all in the bag for easy storage!

  6. LOVE the video! I found that super helpful! This is actually so genius because I don’t have a ton of space at home for big bulky workout equipment (plus my little guy gets into EVERYTHING). I need something I can take out and use as needed that I can easily store away when im done. this home gym equipment would be perfect!

    1. Thank you! I’m the same as you. I don’t have that much space and bulky equipment isn’t ideal for home. This set allows you to get several machines and pieces all in one set that fits in a bag!

  7. Wow, this looks great! As I’m looking for more ways to workout at home, I will absolutely be looking into this. Thank you!!

    1. It’s definitely worth a look to see if it will fit into your lifestyle. I love the variety it offers and it’s super fun to play around with!

    2. You make it seem so fun and easy! I like it that It doesn’t take up much storage space. Makes me feel like getting one too!

      1. Since it’s so different from what I usually use, it actually is fun! I loved finding exercises with the different pieces!

  8. Hannah says:

    This is amazing. Is there a heavier option as far as the resistance bands go? My husband loves to lift weights and I think he would really enjoy this, but I think he would want more resistance. I think this would be perfect for me and I am definitely looking into it!

    1. You can actually combine the resistance bands to make the weight SIGNIFICANTLY more challenging! There are 2 45-50lb bands (black) and 2 30-35lb bands (green), so combined they’re roughly 80lbs! It’s a great alternative especially right now when it’s not safe to be at the gym! Let me know if you have any other questions!

  9. Kristen says:

    Looks like great equipment! I love how it won’t take up any space when not in use!

    1. Yes, I love how portable and easy to store it is!

  10. What a cool home gym tool! If I didn’t have a power rack in my garage I would totally get one of these!

    1. That’s awesome that you have a power rack!!

  11. This home gym equipment looks perfect and being a full time traveling family, it looks easy and convenient to take with us. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Yes! It can all fit in just a little bag. Perfect for anyone traveling and always on the go!

  12. This so especially helpful with all the gym closures. Thanks for the suggestion.

    1. It’s definitely a great option for those who miss the gym!

  13. This looks like a cool option! I tried regular resistance bands and really missed regular weights.

    1. I know what you mean! The important thing is finding strong resistance bands that challenge you! I love that for this set you can also combine the resistance bands to make it really challenging.

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