New gyms seem to be popping up left and right nowadays. There are plenty of places to go, and seemingly endless options when it comes to the type of gym available. Alongside the growth of gyms and studios, interest and growth in home gyms is coming to an all time high as well. New equipment and technology is making it easier for companies to provide great products, as well as making it easier for consumers (us) to bring a quality set-up to the comfort of our own home.
Due to the rise in both gyms and home gym equipment, individuals are having a tough time deciding whether they should get a membership or deck out their garage with the latest and greatest. If you feel like you’re in the same boat, don’t worry. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each so you can figure out what is best for you and your fitness journey.
GYM MEMBERSHIP: PROS
Pro #1: Personal Trainers
Gyms are a great place for novice and beginner lifters, due to the presence of personal trainers. Performing resistance training properly takes a lot of time and practice, and approaching that weight floor and performing an exercise for the first time can certainly be intimidating. Good personal trainers will help you feel welcome, and gladly show you how to perform an exercise properly.
ABOUT THE AUTHORAdam is a fitness professional, baseball fan, and cookie fanatic based in Fort Collins, Colorado. After hanging up the cleats, he found a strong interest in the human body and how it performs. Since then, Adam has been transforming lives through fitness in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. As an ACE CPT and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, he is constantly moved to help people improve in all walks of life.