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What are some basic pieces of gym equipment?

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These are the basic pieces of gym equipment you need for a small fitness studio or in-home gym:

  • A training bench for weightlifting
  • A dumbbell set with multiple weights
  • A barbell set for weightlifting
  • A kettlebell set to activate different muscle groups
  • A pull-up bar (and frame)
  • A treadmill, rowing machine and stationary bike for cardio
  • A fitness ball for a variety of different exercises
  • Accessories like a rollout wheel and stretch bands for aerobics

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