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About the author: Brenna Malmberg is a writer for Houzz, which is a platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community.

Judging by the most popular home gyms Houzz users uploaded and saved to ideabooks this year, everyone wants to pump some iron. What we do outside of lifting weights varies from boxing to treadmill running, but the free weights remain. Which of these popular home gyms motivates you?

home workouts
Weight Lifting
strength training

The treadmill has an interesting history. The most popular piece of cardio equipment has been used as everything from an agricultural tool to a punishment device (some may still argue that punishment is its main purpose). The treadmill has come a long way since then, and now offers TV, app compatibility and entertainment options that make the experience much more enjoyable.

Cardio Exercise
Bruce Protocol
Fitness Industry History
Treadmill History

The fitness industry needs to quickly embrace the large group of older exercisers. With the exerciser experience becoming just as important as physical results in the battle for customer retention, and with the trend to deliver more group training, the stars are now aligned to consider the importance of small group training for active agers.

active aging
Small Group Training


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