If you want to know how to build your own home gym there are some things that you need to know and consider. It is easy to get excited and go on a shopping spree for all the latest home equipment. But if you don’t want to hole a garage sale of gym equipment in the near future, then you need to keep in mind a few things before you take out your wallet.
What is your goal?
Why do you want to build a home gym in the first place? Do you want to primarily lose weight? Do you want to build muscles? Or do you want to learn a particular sport or activity such as boxing or yoga? Before building a home gym, it is important for you to determine your fitness goals and the reasons why you want to build a gym in the first place. Once you have determined your goals, it would be much easier for you to choose the equipment that you need. If you just want to lose weight for example then you really need to buy a lot of weights and equipment.
Building a home gym would require some financial investment but it doesn’t need to cost you an arm and a leg. It is important that you set a budget first and then stick to it. One of the things that you need to keep in mind is that you do not need to buy all of the equipment at once. If you want to build muscles, for example, you can start by buying just a pair of dumbbells and then just add more equipment when you get more funds.
Ok, let’s say you have the money needed to buy several sets of weights, an exercise bike and a treadmill. But do you have the space to house all of this equipment? Some people get excited and order equipment without first setting up a place for their home gym. If you have limited space in your house then you should look for those all-in-one exercise equipment that allows you to perform several exercises. You can also look for portable exercise equipment that can be easily folded and stored so that it doesn’t occupy too much space. Or better yet, choose versatile and timeless pieces. A pair of dumbbells, for example, can go a long way so does a jumping rope and a simple exercise mat.
A home gym does not need to be fancy. The simpler the home gym, the better.
Ice cream machines are usually very expensive and also occupy a large space inside your kitchen. Thankfully, it is very much possible to make delicious ice creams at your home without the help of any machine.
How to make ice cream at home without a machine?
Banana serve method:
This is one of the most popular techniques. The recipe is extremely simple, but will give you a highly tasty dessert. You will need a food processor and obviously bananas for this recipe. You may think, that without an ice cream maker, it will be tough to make a dessert with just a banana and a food processor. But thanks to the creamy and the sweet nature of bananas, you can have ice cream within minutes. First cut the banana into several pieces and place it in the freezer. Peel off the sides of the banana. Within a few minutes, the banana will be extremely smooth and will eventually look like the ice cream you are craving for. You can also use some toppings to make it more tasty.
Frozen cube technique:
This is also a very popular technique among those who prefer making ice creams in their homes. For this, you once again require a food processor and an ice cube tray. Initially, you have to get a huge bowl and then keep a mixture of some egg yolks, around one or two cups of sugar, a little bit of vanilla and some salt. Heat the mixture gently for around 6 minutes and then transfer it to another bowl. Do not overheat, otherwise the eggs will crack. After that, apply cream into the mixture and stir it. You have to again transfer the mixture into the ice cube tray. Freeze it for around 5 hours, and your ice cream will be ready. There are many steps involved in this recipe, but all of them are quite simple.
Whipping cream technique:
This is also an extremely simple method. You don’t even need a food processor for this. First you need to get around 2 cups of thick cream, and then whip it as much as possible. Then, transfer the mixture into a glass of condensed, sweet milk. Freeze the mixture for some time and your ice cream will be ready.
Ziploc Bag technique:
This is probably the simplest technique. Here you just need to shake, even kids can try this out. You need 3 Ziploc bags. Two of the same size and another large one. In the first bag, add a mixture of some milk, sugar and vanilla cream. Place the bag inside another bag of the same size. Then take a large bag and add some ice cubes or salt inside it. Now, place the smaller bags inside the large sized bag. Start shaking the bags, and you will eventually get the desired end result you are looking for.…