Best Home Workout Equipment for Any Budget

From expensive interactive bikes to low-cost portable tools, these are the best options to build your home gym at different price points.

You're finally building your home gym as the pandemic continues and you're wondering, "What's the best equipment to buy?" No matter your budget or the size of your home, these are the best exercise tools to help you build strength, tone muscle and increase your stamina when you can't get to the gym.

High-Cost: Interactive Fitness Machines

These machines include the bikes, treadmills and wall devices that let you participate in live classes through a paid subscription plan. While they can be two to three times the price of the exact same equipment that doesn't have an interactive component, they do offer really cool features. That includes live or on-demand classes that are tied to the device, with instructors who talk directly to users taking the class virtually. This can help keep you connected to the instructor and the fitness community, which in turn helps keep you motivated. And that hefty price tag can even be a motivator — when you pay a lot for a tool, you'll want to use it more and not waste your money.

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Athleisure clothes are incredibly comfortable with their stretchiness and forgiving fabrics. But it can get pricey when high-end and luxury brands are researching and using the latest technology to create the clothes. They also use high-quality fabrics, which also drives up the price.

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