8 Home Gym Ideas That Will Make You Want To Work Out

Britney said it best: You better work (out) b**ch.

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Let's call it what it is—working out is literally the worst. Having to take extra time out of your day to travel somewhere to work out is enough to make you want to skip exercising altogether, but if your gym is in your house, that makes it a little bit easier to get motivated. Exercise equipment is often the antithesis of chic, so you're going to have to get creative with how to make it look polished. Whether you've got a spare room, a corner, or outdoor space, we've got gorg home gym ideas for you on this list.

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1 Namaste All Day With This Converted-Shed Idea
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Lowe's

No spare room? No problem. This home yoga studio was set up inside a backyard "she shed."

2 Make Your Gym Do Double-Duty As An Organization Station
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If you want to make sure you actually sneak in regular sweat sessions, you're going to need a schedule. Hang up a white board and use it to plan your monthly workouts. Pro tip: Fun colors make exercise a little less painstaking.

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3 Opt For A Varsity-Inspired Gym
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Freestanding lockers and a shower door hanging give this spare room so much character. If it looks like an actual gym, you might take the task more seriously.

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4 Bring On The Monday Motivation
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Your quotes board is finally coming in handy. Add motivational sayings to your wall so you have something to keep you going when you're ready to call it quits.

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5 Embolden Yourself With A Jolt Of Color
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Courtesy of In My Own Style

Liven up your home gym with color and pattern. From the fan, to the blue floor, to the wall art—this room is getting us amped up already.

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6 Create A Workout Space That Doesn't Stress You Out
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Choose a calming wall color and trick your brain into thinking you're doing something way more relaxing than an early morning workout actually is. Safe bets are light blue, sea green, and blush.

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7 Roll With This Clever Storage Idea
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Courtesy of Gray House Studio

The struggle of finding spots to store yoga mats is real. They're always falling over or unrolling at random, but this wall hanging helps keep them in place and ready for your next workout.

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8 Make Your Gym Feel As Luxe As Equinox
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Don't underestimate how much of an impact a vase of fresh flowers can make. To keep you prepped for your workouts, stock a mini fridge with waters and line up some towels.

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