Thought a home gym would cost you the earth? Nope. All you need are these six starter products (you can build from there). Best part? You can do it on a budget. Here’s how…
Never used dumbbells before? Start off with the Sportmate 1.38kg soft dumbbell, R165 at Dis-Chem
2. Exercise Band
3. Foam Roller
4. Skipping Rope
Start off with a budget plastic rope to see if it’s your vibe. Try this Maxed plastic jump rope, R49.99 at MrP Sport. Alternatively, go for the Sportmate jump rope, R59.95 at Dis-Chem. Or up the ante with a digital skipping rope (R179.95 at Dis-Chem) or one that comes with a pedometer (R116.95 at Dis-Chem).
5. Gym Ball
Check out this Sportmate gym ball, R149.95 at Dis-Chem
6. Yoga Mat
You’ll need a soft surface so you don’t hurt your knees, elbows and other bony body parts. Try this Just Sports yoga mat, R199 at Zando. Alternatively, check out the Sportmate yoga mat, R149.95 at Dis-Chem, or the Maxed mat, R149.99 at MrP Sport.