Building a home gym can get expensive rather quickly. In this guide, we want to show you how to build the ultimate budget home gym for less than $1,000.

What Equipment is Essential?

An Olympic Barbell

The Almighty Squat Rack

The Utility Bench

Weight Plates

The Humble Jump Rope

Additional Suggestions

Further reading

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101+ Benefits of a Home Gym

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