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The Best Workout Machines to Get You in Shape for the New Year

There’s something to be said about working out in comfort of your own home. There’s no one around to hog the best machines, no leftover sweat to wipe down, and the commute time can’t be beat! Although having a gym full of the best home fitness equipment and accessories might seem like something only the rich and famous can afford, it may be more economical than you think!  In fact, when compared to the price you’d otherwise pay for a gym membership, you’ll probably be getting a better deal! 

If you have the extra room in a spare bedroom, basement, or a garage, creating your own personal gym is a great use of space and an even better way to stay on top of your fitness. We’ve selected the best machines to help you reach your health goals in the new year. 

What is the Best Home Fitness Equipment? 

Making the decision to invest in your fitness and health is the first step to keeping your wellness in check. But there’s no point buying a machine that will just end up gathering dust in the corner. That’s why it’s important to take your workout habits into account. If you hate cycling, for instance, that stationary bike you’ll only avoid will be of little use. Those that don’t like walking or running might nix the treadmill in favor of a heart rate-elevating elliptical machine. Alternatively, if you’re one to get bored easily, there are plenty of multi-purpose machines that will help you switch things up, so your exercise regimen never gets stale. 

Whether you choose to buy a single gym apparatus or are looking to add to your existing collection with a stationary bike, rowing machine, or something else entirely, we’ve ferreted out 11 top essential pieces of home gym equipment that offer up something for everybody. 

With your very own home gym just a few steps away, you’ll be able to keep those extra holiday pounds at bay and stick to a workable fitness routine. Keep scrolling for FIRST for Women’s picks for the best home fitness equipment.

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