There’s nothing worse than belly fat, especially as we grow older because for some people belly fat just won’t go away. Thankfully, losing belly fat is a lot easier than anyone can imagine especially if they use home gym equipment.
In this article we will share with you several pieces of equipment that you should consider adding to your home gym.
These are the first thing you should add to your home gym because dumbbells are excellent for strength training and building your core muscles.
The key to success with using dumbbells for losing belly fat is to start with a weight that you’re comfortable lifting then focus on doing aerobic exercises with the dumbbells.
Tip - Any dumbbell exercise that you choose should involve lifting those dumbbells over your head because this will also help to increase your heart rate.
Another essential piece of home gym equipment that you should own is a jump rope because you can use to get your heart rate up quickly so that your body starts burning calories.
If you haven’t used a jump rope since you were a child, it’s best to start small and focus on gradually increasing the minutes each time you use it.
One thing you don’t want to do with the jump rope is give up too easily because once you become more experienced with it you can burn up to 500 calories or more each time you use it for a session of 10 minutes or longer.
Besides dumbbells and a jump rope, a stationary bike is also an excellent piece of home gym equipment to own because you can also watch a movie, listen to music, or read a book while you burn calories.
In today’s world, there are a wide variety of stationary bikes that you can be using from traditional stationary bikes to advanced stationary bikes that have advanced features and programs that you can use to keep yourself engaged and challenged while riding.
Door Frame Chin Up Bars
Like jump ropes, chin ups are something that most people give up on after they get out of high school because they don’t have to do them any longer.
What most people don’t know though is that chin-ups are actually another excellent way to burn stubborn belly fat from home.
When choosing a chin-up bar, you should purchase one that fits in a door frame and avoid chin-up bars that require resistance to stay in place.
Don’t be afraid to do chin-ups! Focus on doing a small number of chin-ups each workout then gradually increase the number of chin-ups that you’re doing over time.
Last, of all, another piece of home gym equipment that you should purchase is an abdominal bench.
Ab benches are important because they will enable you to start doing sit-ups, an essential exercise for burning fat around your stomach.
Before you get started with doing sit ups on an ab bench it’s important to remember to warm up because you won’t just be working your abdominal muscles, you will be working all of your core muscles at one time so you want to make sure that your body is ready to do those exercises.