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The same type questions always come up when people begin the search for a new apartment community.  How many bedrooms?  How many baths?  While these are valid questions, you should also consider another factor in your new apartment hunt.  Does the community offer a fitness room?  (If you maintain a healthy lifestyle, then you will be able to enjoy the other features and luxuries that your new community has to offer.)

There are a lot of things to take into consideration when looking for the perfect fitness room, but at the very least, look for the basics.  Does the room have options for a cardio workout?  How about weight and resistance training?  Make sure the fitness room will help you achieve the goals you have made for yourself.


Check out this link from our tips page to get even more ideas of what to expect and what to look for in your new fitness room.



But what do you do if you can’t find a new community that offers a fitness room?  No need to worry, there are still plenty of options to stay fit in your own space.  Using flights of stairs, walking to errands, or even vigorous cleaning can give you a great workout.


Click here for more ideas of how to stay active in your apartment.



Or you could purchase equipment that can be easily stored anywhere in your new apartment.  Exercise bands give you great resistance training and take up minimal space, as well as, stability balls for core and muscle building.


Click here for more exercise items that work well in apartments.


Staying healthy is the ultimate goal, and when you are creating your list of “wants” for your new apartment hunt, consider adding a fitness room to your list.  If you find one you like, use it, and cut out that monthly gym membership payment.





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