Home gyms are becoming increasingly popular. It’s not surprising why – having a home gym saves time and money spent on gym memberships and travel to and from the gym. Installing a gym in a bonus room in your home is a great way to utilize unused space and convert it into an at-home workout hub. So, let’s explore four ways you can design the perfect home gym and how Centennial Construction & Remodeling Services, Inc. can help.
1. Determine Your Workout Needs
Before setting up a gym, deciding what types of workouts you will be doing is important. Will you focus on strength training, cardio, or a combination of both? Do you need a lot of space for equipment? The answers to these questions will help you determine the gym equipment you need and the space you should allocate for each piece of equipment.
The flooring used in a gym is an essential consideration for homeowners. When planning for a home gym, ensure the flooring is durable, non-slip, and absorbent. Durability is essential to ensure the flooring lasts through the wear and tear of your home gym experience. Non-slip material is important to help prevent accidents, and absorbent flooring ensures the non-slip ability of the floor remains.
Lighting may not seem like an important factor in gym design. But, when it comes to a home gym, good lighting is essential. Poorly-lit rooms tend to dampen motivation and sometimes compromise the safety of the gym user. When designing your home gym, ensure the room is bright enough to provide adequate visibility and prevent eye strain. Bright natural lighting is ideal, so ensure ample access to natural light.
The body can generate a lot of heat and moisture when working out. Thus ventilation, air circulation, and good climate control are important factors to consider when designing your home gym. Ensure the space is properly ventilated with enough airflow in your home gym. Windows are essential during summer months, and investing in air conditioners or fans can create a more comfortable and better workout experience.
Let’s Design Your Space Together
Designing your own home gym can be challenging, but with help from Centennial Construction & Remodeling Services, Inc., you can easily transform a bonus room into a home gym. Starting from scratch? Then we’re a perfect match! We’ll take care of everything from start to finish. Whether you live in Indianapolis, Carmel, or Fishers, IN, we’ll be there to help build out that bonus room, home addition, or garage! So, contact us today at (317) 848-7634.