Home Gyms – The Best and Worst

Home Gyms – The Best and Worst

Everyone hates going to the gym, the queues, the smell and the heat.

That’s why these health conscious individuals have built some of the best and worst home gyms we have seen!

From gaming themes to bare bones bench presses made from suitcases, enjoy the creativity of these individuals.

Neon Green Home Garage Gym

This amazing transformation all started from a drab two car garage (You can see all the pictures here).

This couple got so sick of waiting for equipment at their local gym that they took matters into their own hands.

Also fed up of taking the time out of their day to drive too the gym they built this beauty of a garage gym.

Choosing the vibrant neon green, this was the theme that they chose to style the home gym around. The couple even gave their home gym fully completed epoxy floor.

Fully completed equipment list (courtesy of reddit user /u/SteeleBigTuna):

  • BFS Full Cage with Landmine attachment, Dip attachment, and Swivel Pullup Grips
  • BFS Leg Press/Hack Squat Machine
  • BFS Leg Extension/Leg Curl Machine
  • BFS Lat Pulldown/Row Machine
  • BFS Seated Calf Machine
  • BFS D1 Flat to Incline Bench
  • 2 Dumbbell Racks
  • 5-115 Pound Dumbbell Set
  • Cap ob-86b Barbell
  • 15 lb Curl Bar
  • 5′ 30 lb Barbell
  • 635 lbs of Olympic weights
  • Body Solid GDCC200 Functional Trainer
  • Rogue Dip Belt
  • Valeo Weight Belt
  • 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, & 20 lb Cap Workout bars
The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Lime Green Home Garage Gym
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The Home Gym Away From Home

These American soliders deployed in Afghanistan made their own ‘home’ gym on the frontline. A cheap but cheerful setup that is very effective.

Lasting for several months while they were deployed, the list of equipment includes:

  • Dumbbells, Kettle Bells, Pads And Pulley
  • Flat And Incline/Decline Bench
  • Dip Bars, Pull Up Bar And Squat Rack
The Best Home Gyms - Soliders Camp Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Soliders Camp Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Soliders Camp Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Soliders Camp Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Soliders Camp Gym
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The Retro Intensity Garage Gym

This retro home gym showcases decals from old school video games such as, Mortal Kombat, The Legend of Zelda, Megaman and Sonic the Hedgehog.

They aptly named this home gym ‘retro intensity’.

The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gaming Gym
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Vietnam Ghetto Home Gym

This Reddit user /u/minhhale describes his home gym as ‘Ghetto Vietnamese’.

He claims it cost him in total $150 to build. $100 of that went to weight plates, barbell and dumbbells. While $50 went towards a bench press.

The Best Home Gyms - Home Gym In Vietnam
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gym In Vietnam
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gym In Vietnam
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The Best Home Gyms - Home Gym In Vietnam
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Starting his career in Estate Agency, Jeff quickly moved up the ranks to manage his own office for Halifax Property Services. Co-founding Speed Property Buyers in 2008, he has applied this knowledge and overseen rapid expansion of the business.