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What Are The Most Costly Gym Equipment?
In our previous article, we discussed about the most essential gym equipment for those who want to build a home gym. Building a simple gym environment at home need not a costly and inconvenient. However, those who have slightly deeper pockets and larger budgets might want to consider building a professional home gym comparable to commercial gyms. In this case, professional and bigger gym equipments may be required.
You can also take a look at the list below and maybe start saving up for an upgrade to your arsenal of workout tools. Also for those who do not want to go to gyms.
Treadmills are definitely a premium home gym equipment. Not many households have a treadmill as it is expensive and many prefer to run outside. In addition, treadmills can take up a lot of space causing many families to never consider getting a treadmill.
However, the benefits of treadmills are aplenty. Studies have shown that people who have treadmills at home tend to run more frequently and for longer duration hence tend to be in better shape and fitter than those who do not. In addition, some treadmills comes with impact and vibration-cancellation mechanisms making running more comfortable and enjoyable. As a result, chances of injury is reduced when running on a treadmill.
If you think that running on a treadmill creates a lot of unnecessary noise, you might be wrong as nowadays many treadmills are designed to eliminate noise. All the benefits of having a treadmill in your house does come at a price. A fully-functioning, motorised and multi-functional treadmill can cost anywhere between $600 and $1200 depending on the features and the brand.
However, if you love running and would like to do some cardio exercises besides the traditional weight training, a treadmill is the only equipment that would allow you to do that in the comfort of your home.
2. Smith Machine/Power Rack
Love doing heavy weights? Like doing hardcore exercises like benchpress and squats? If your answer is yes to both questions, a smith machine will be indispensable gym equipment in your home.
If you don’t know what a smith machine is, its basically a sturdy large rectangular metal structure that allows you to put very heavy weight on it. Usually, barbells are loaded onto the extended rods and weight plates are loaded and unloaded onto it. Most common uses of the smith machine is for squats as it involves very heavy weight which makes it impossible to be lifted onto one’s shoulder by one’s own strength. Thus, the smith machine serve as a spotter. You simply squat down and lean backwards and the bar will roll onto the steel rails.
Bench press can also be performed with the smith machine by placing a bench below the steel rail.
The smith machine is the only way you can perform intense squats safely at home. Do expect to pay up to $800 for a power rack/smith machine and make sure you have ample space in your house.
3. Weight System
A gym weight system can be described as a all-in-one, miniature gym machine. It is typically packed with miscellaneous gym equipment like the bench, pull up bar, chest press, weights and multiple cables for resistance training. Perhaps the image below may give you a better picture of what a weight system can be.
The gym weight system may seem to extravagant for you but I bet you many strength trainers and athletes wish they have one at home, some weight system look like professional machines in movies, a dream come true to many weight lifters. With $1000 – $1500, you can easily turn this dream into reality. Here are some additional BBQ equipment in Singapore.
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