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How Often Do You Exercise at Home?

There are many benefits to working out at home. With your own home gym, you never have to wait in line to use your equipment, it's conveniently open 24 hours a day, you don't have to waste time in the car getting to it, you don't have to worry about strangers' germs, and you're in charge of the TV. So when it comes to working out . . .


haleyboo haleyboo 8 years
Oops... I just noticed that I mispelled "treadmill." I apologize, but that REALLY bothers my inner english major...
haleyboo haleyboo 8 years
I have a gym membership and primarily use it for my strength training needs and also the awesome classes offered there. But, I also have a tredmill at home which I try to use at least 30 minutes a day. Honestly, I feel awkward if I'm running on the tredmill at the gym... I'm cool with doing anything else but running... the feeling is bizarre and inexplicable. Lol!
kristints kristints 8 years
I love my treadmill and use it all the time, I also do yoga, pilates, and strength training, all at home. Since switching to at home exercise, I enjoy my workouts much more and you get to watch whatever you want on TV, not having to sit through yet another football game on gym TV was worth it.
danielle854 danielle854 8 years
Workout dvds at home, but otherwise I use my universities gym.
Jess8902 Jess8902 8 years
I love my treadmill. I don't miss the gym at all!!
fashionplate525 fashionplate525 8 years
One day my goal is to have an exercise room (or at least area) in my home; but being as it is that I am a college student living in a one bedroom apartment, I am limited with space. Usually once a week I will do some strength training in front of the T.V. but I prefer to work out at the gym because I can get distracted when I am at home.
sandy82 sandy82 8 years
I love exercise on demand. If I don't feel like going to the gym, I do pilates or 30 day shred. I always do ST at home and cardio at the gym.
almostloli almostloli 8 years
once you're on the cardio machine you can't stop but to start.. ohhhhhhhh laziness attacks haha
rebeccakamel rebeccakamel 8 years
i really enjoy working out at a gym on the nice equipment, however if i only have a half hour or so to fit in a workout, i usually do a dvd at home. I highly recommend Jillian Michael's 30 day shred DVD. I just started it and its very challenging and only 20 minutes. There are 3 levels so you can start from the beginning and then increase the level. I know some people find her annoying but her concept is very smart: a circuit consisting of 3 minutes strength training, 2 minutes cardio and 1 minute abs, done 3 times in a row with no breaks.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I work out at home for the majority of my workouts because I love that I can watch TV, listen to my own music, I don't have to deal with people being stupid and hogging the machines, and there's no time limit on the machines. I work out at the gym for my strength training most of the time because I don't have enough room for all that equipment in my house.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I'll do a yoga DVD or a pilates DVD a couple of times a week, for cardio and strength training, I prefer the gym!
julea julea 8 years
well, I never work out "at home"; I don't have a treadmill or anything (I so wish I did) but I will go for a run outside often. I think that counts. I used to do workout DVDs too-- I really should get back into those. Tae Bo was fun! :)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i don't workout at home - i have a little apartment so there's no room to even do crunches. luckily the gym is RIGHT next to my office so i go there at least 1x a day
myystque myystque 8 years
At least 5 times a week for me. Having my little stepper at home is great for all the reasons mentioned above.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
I do most of my workout at home, since it's free, warm, and there aren't snotty ass college girls who don't have jobs and do nothing but work out all week staring at my "fat" size 6 ass. I really miss living in Phoenix for one reason - I loved swimming at home!
tarall10 tarall10 8 years
I don't have a gym membership, but my office has a gym that I use during the week for cardio. I usually intend on doing my strength training at home (my goal is 2x in the week and once on the weekend), but I maybe actually work out at home once a week. My intentions are good, but I haven't quite gotten there yet. I do have a couple of yoga and pilates dvd's that I like to do when I actually have the motivation to start.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 8 years
It's very hard to work out at home, I rather go to the gym where I can concentrate 100 % on exercise.
le-romantique le-romantique 8 years
i love exerciseTV... i like to do a 10min yoga almost every morning, just for that extra boost.. and i do a normal 30-45 min workout from there atleast 3 times a week.. somepeople wouldnt be impressed at this, but i havent worked out in almost 3 years and i started doing that 2 months ago... and i feel better... its not about looking better for me... i like the new energy i have and i dont stress over it. 3 years ago i was part of a fitness club/gym and i was there 5-6 days a week... and i always felt like crap, i was doing it for all the wrong reasons.
Deidre Deidre 8 years
I'm lucky enough to have a gym and pools at my apartment complex...I consider that working out at home. But when I get sick of the eliptical or bike, I do kickboxing DVDs or yoga upstairs in my own place.
misskacie misskacie 8 years
I love my gym to pieces! I get way too bored at home; I need a nice big room and slight changes of scenery. Not to mention the steam room and sauna.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
swim: at the gym (obv!) run: outside, or at the gym on the mill if it's too dark bike: outside, but inside - at my house on my bike trainer - during the winter. my gym is $80/ month which makes me a little sick but it's (1) 5 minutes from my house, and (2) has an indoor pool.
1apple 1apple 8 years
I do yoga and strength training at home, and my condo building has a (free) gym so I use the treadmill there. It's nice to watch what I want on tv while lifting weights!
chameleon7 chameleon7 8 years
I like exercise on demand too. Some workouts on it can be tough. I like how there is a mix of different kind of workouts from dance to yoga to strength. Also have a treadmill and a bike that I put on a stand. I also use a service to download workout off of, but I am thinking about maybe dropping this due to problems... I could always go outside too.
alikat07 alikat07 8 years
I wish I had room in my apartment for an elliptical, but since I don't I belong to a gym. I also use Netflix to try out new workout videos
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
bethinabox ditto here $30 a month for my gym is getting too pricey. I would rather buy an elliptical or bike.
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