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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home Gym

by Ronald Elias

It's kind of hard to get a workout in when all the gyms are closed.

That's not going to stop us at Global Custom Integrations from working out, however, and we know that it isn't going to stop you, either! If you are just looking for ways to spruce up your home gym or if you are putting one together for the first time, there are a lot of ways you can incorporate technology to help make your gym -- and your workouts -- as productive as possible.  

Before we finish off our next set, let's take a look at 4 different ways you can take your home gym to the next level.


1. Sporty Sound

There are legends that deep in forgotten jungles somewhere, there are people who don't like to listen to music while they work out -- if such a person does exist, we've never met them. And sure, you could use sport ear buds or headphones when you are working out, but then you'd be missing out on one of the best benefits of a home gym: Being able to play music on loud, hi-fi speakers...that can play whatever you want on.

Add voice control and the ability to stream your entire music library -- or a wealth of streaming service options -- and you'll be rocking right through your workouts in no time.


2. TV Triathlon

OK, we may have exaggerated a bit in that last section. Sure, a lot of people like listening to music when they are working out, but we don't want to forget the people who like to watch TV or movies while exercising.

In fact, is it even fair to call your home gym a home gym if it doesn't have a TV?

We don't think so. Give us a call at 888-593-8990 and we can go over a whole bunch of different options for integrating a TV into your home gym; including hidden televisions that can rise and lower, mirror TVs, or even TVs that look like art on the wall when you aren't using them. Whatever you need to help that workout go smoothly, can help you get set up.


3. Safe and Secure

If you are going through the effort of setting up -- and upgrading -- your home gym, you want to make sure that all the equipment and technology stored in there is safe, even when you aren't in there sweating your butt off.

Whether this means extending your security system to cover your home gym or getting set up with an advanced home security system in the first place, protecting your home and your investment is always a smart idea.


4. Video Conferencing

One of the hardest parts of working out is sticking to the routine, and with your workout schedule all in shambles, it’s even more difficult. And it isn't like you can invite your old workout partner over, either.

Don't worry -- there's technology that can fix that! Through video conferencing software, you'll easily be able to communicate with and participate in virtual workout classes! Whether you want to check out the streams of local coaches or athletes or would rather check out some helpful popular YouTube classes, there are a lot of digital options out there to make sure you stick to your workout goals.

Phew, is it getting hot in here, or is it just us? With these ideas, you'll be able to work up a sweat in no time. Now, get out there and hit those goals with the help of your new home gym upgrades! And if you need any more help, we're always here -- just give us a call at 888-593-8990 or head over to our contact page!