The Best Places to Find Cheap Exercise Equipment

The Best Places to Find Cheap Exercise Equipment

Hey all! I’m in good spirits today because the South Florida weather is finally cooperating–I actually have windows open to air out the house! Hallelujah!

Anyway, this past week I was on a mission to find some new workout equipment to enhance my personal training collection. A Bosu ball is on my ultimate wish list, but that one’s a little pricier!

So today I’m sharing my little secret of where to find good, portable equipment on the cheap…

Marshall’s.

TJMaxx.

Home Goods.

Target.

Yup! All the places you’d kind of never expect to find workout stuff.

A couple of days ago I had planned on hitting up Target for random stuff and then stopping in Sports Authority on the way out to buy the little things I had been looking for. But I never left Target! I ended up finding cheap dumbbells and a great three-strength resistance band by Champion.

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I did lust over the Bosu ball for a second, but even though it was being offered at a cheaper price of $116, I passed. I wasn’t ready for such a fancy buy.

Target also had kettlebells, mats, balls, blocks, you name it!

But I do have a brief downside: some days the selection is terrible. This was the fitness section in Marshall’s the other day: where to find cheap exercise equpiment, target exercise equipment, target dumbbells, home gym, alison hay, the fit chronicles, miami blogs, best fitness blogsBleak.

Actual moral of the story: check out those stores for some at-home equipment! Target also sells some fitness DVDs and great yoga gear. We don’t all need fitness center-quality stuff, just things that can get us through our at-home workouts!

Now I know you can just as easily order stuff on Amazon, but I tend to feel guilty ordering a 20-pound kettlebell and expecting 2-day shipping. There’s something very carbon-heavy and economically unfriendly about that in my opinion. To each their own!

Any cheap gear you use at home? Where did you get it?