Andreea Kamaras-All about Fitness

Posted by Marissa Barnard on Jun 3, 2016

In Healthy Living, Main




Must Have Fitness Equipment For Beginners!

These days there is better awareness when it comes to health. 50 years ago we didn’t have many of the killer lifestyle diseases that we have today. People used to walk or exercise a lot and they didn’t have to worry about pollution or stress at work. All thanks to the busy lives, we lead these days; things have become really difficult for many of us. As a result, more people are aware of the significance of fitness. Therefore, the sale of fitness equipment had gone up. People are buying fitness equipment to exercise at home. However, when it comes to a beginner, picking the best one could be a daunting task. You will be totally confused as far as the choices are concerned. So, you need to consider many things before you set out to buy new fitness equipment. Read on to learn more. 

Your Lifestyle

First and foremost, your lifestyle plays a big role. How much time are you going to spend on exercise? However, many people jump into unrealistic expectations as far as their exercise activities are concerned. You are very busy people, both at work and home and you have very little free time. Despite that, many go for elaborate equipment that they never use due to time constraints. So, having realistic goals is very important if you are result oriented. Just take the example of a new mother. She would want to lose all the pregnancy weight that she accumulated. However, she will have to spend more than 2 hours every day to get rid of that weight. However, she won’t be able to spare such a long time every day. In that case, she should go for equipment that complements her busy lifestyle, like a waist trimmer. I would say a stationary bike or stepper would be the right choices for her.




Budget is another important criterion that you need to consider.


  • There are various equipment available in the market today. For the same reason, they might be very costly too. So, unless you have a budget, you will find it hard to deal with your expenses. Chances are high for you to overspend when you don’t have a budget.


  • When you go to the store, the storekeeper would try to sell the most expensive item there. You shouldn’t go by his words as he wants to make more profit.


  • There might be affordable ones which the store keeper wouldn’t convince you to buy.


  • When it comes to the equipment in the market, the additional features add to the total cost. You may have no use with these additional features. So, it is always smarter to go for the simple ones initially.




Yes, it is really important to do your research. If you walk into a store without doing your research, you will be making a big mistake. The salesman will convince you to buy expensive equipment that has no use for you. You don’t want to be in that situation at all. If you do your research, you will have a fair idea about what you basically needs. However, you don’t need to do extensive research. A simple research will definitely work for you. Most importantly, you will learn what to avoid when you go to the store.


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