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How To Create Your Dream Garden Gym

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

Tips to help you design the ultimate home gym in your garden room.

There is so much more to just buying some gym equipment online and plonking it into your outdoor studio. We show how to create your dream garden gym. To truly experience and have the best home gym, the following things will make your garden room gym the best place to be!

Exercising From Home in Your Garden Gym
Exercising From Home in Your Garden Gym

Imagine having a dedicated space just in your back yard, where you can workout at your convenience, free from distractions. With our bespoke garden rooms, you can transform your outdoor space into your dream garden gym.

Garden Gym Equipment For The Perfect Workout
Garden Gym Equipment For The Perfect Workout

8 Top Reasons For Having A Garden Gym:

You have access to your gym every day of the week.

There is no travel time or parking issues to contend with.

It eliminates membership fees.

The gym equipment is tailored specifically for your use.

No waiting to use and share equipment.

No locker rooms to worry about as in the privacy of your own home.

Enables the entire family to also use and enjoy.

You do not need planning permission for your garden gym as this is usually falls under permitted development. We have written an article explaining the differences here between planning permission and permitted development. Always check the garden room complies with the regulations and with your local council.

Natural light and fresh air for your garden gym
Natural Light And Fresh Air For Your Garden Gym

Designing Your Garden Gym

Creating your dream home gym starts with understanding your fitness goals and preferences. Whether you are into weightlifting, cardio workouts, or yoga, these are important when planning your workout area.

Maximising Space and Functionality

When designing a home gym, space optimization is important to create a functional and efficient workout space. Especially allowing room to move freely and perform exercises with proper form.

Storage Solutions With Your Home Gym

Incorporating storage solutions to keep your equipment organised and easily accessible. From wall mounted racks to shelves and hooks, smart storage options can help you maintain a clutter free and inspiring environment.

Storage solutions with your home and garden gym
Storage Solutions With Your Home And Garden Gym

The Perfect Ambiance

The ambiance of your home gym plays a significant role in your motivation and focus during workouts. Bright natural light can boost mood and enhance your workout experience. Large windows or skylights will maximise the natural light during the day. Installing adjustable lighting fixtures can create the right mood for different types of exercises.

The Benefits Of Having A Great Sound System

Music can be a powerful motivator during workouts. Setting up wireless speakers to enjoy your favourite playlists. Make a high energy playlist for cardio sessions or a soothing one for yoga and stretching.

Acoustics And How It Will Help You

Acoustics can greatly enhance your exercise session. Consider incorporating soundproofing measures to minimise external noise and create a private space where you can focus on your workouts without distractions. Acoustic panels or curtains can help reduce echoes and improve the overall sound quality in your garden room gym.

Natural Light And Air With Healthy Exercise In Your Home Gym
Natural light and air with healthy exercise in your home gym

Choosing The Right Flooring

When building the garden room for the home gym, the floor frame should be considered and strengthened to eliminate bounce.

Choosing the right flooring for your garden room home gym is essential for safety and performance. Opting for rubber or foam flooring that provides shock absorption and reduces the impact on your joints. These materials also help dampen noise, ensuring a better environment for your workouts.

Ventilation And Temperature Control

Proper ventilation is vital in a home gym to maintain a comfortable and fresh environment. Ensure your garden room has adequate airflow, whether through windows, vents, or air conditioning systems. Good ventilation helps regulate temperature, reduces humidity, and prevents the build-up of any unpleasant smells.

Incorporating temperature control options such as fans, air conditioning, or heating systems will ensure you can exercise comfortably year-round regardless of the weather outside.

Personalising Your Space – Decorating Time!

Making your garden room a reflection of your personality and fitness journey. Display motivational quotes, inspirational poster or images of your fitness role models to keep you motivated and focused. Decorating with your favourite colours, artwork or decorative elements that inspire and uplift you during workouts.

Personalised decor for inspiring workout in home gym
Personalised Decor For Inspiring Workout In Home Gym

With our bespoke garden rooms, you can bring your dream garden gym to life. No more crowded gyms and having the convenience of a workout space just steps from your main living area. Creating a gym that suits your fitness goals, optimizes the space with functionality and has a motivating and energising ambiance.

Contact us today to start building the garden room gym you’ve always desired and take your fitness journey to new heights!


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