It has always been my dream to have a fully stocked home gym, no rushing to get to the fitness center, no waiting for equipment, no stupid guys hitting on me. The only problem was expense: I mean, my home gym should resemble my go-to gym, right? I didn’t believe that affordable tools, such as bands and light bars, could help sculpt my body. But I was determined to have my own little gym.
So I made some space and confronted my fear that I couldn’t get a challenging workout at home. Using bodyweight exercises, an exercise ball and bands, I became a home-gym convert, and here’s why: Machines can make you lazy.