There are many pros and cons to working out at home, and at one point you will probably have to decided whether you are a stay home workout person or a gym workout person. But lets take a look to see why someone would want to workout at home.
Its Convenient: At any moment of any part of the day, you can decided to workout, now it is probably better to have a set time that you usually workout at, but if some unexpected thing happens you can always switch it up a little. You also do not have to drive back and forth to the gym saving you time, because everybody loves their time.
Home workouts give you a sense of comfort: Many people feel uncomfortable about going to the gym, we all have insecurities, and that might just be insecurity for you. Workout at home will allow you to go through your routine without having people look at you, and if exercising at home helps you focus more on your workouts than that is what you should do.
No waiting: If you are part of a pretty big gym, you might not run into this problem, but there are a lot of people who go to local gyms that do not have the space or the quantity of machines to allow people to workout the way they want to. Have you ever want to use a workout machine but it seems like there are three other people trying to use it at the same time, well at home you do not have to worry about that, you can move to each part of your workout without disrupting your flow.
Zero monthly or joining fees: Everybody wants to save money; so many people do not like to pay monthly fees to a gym that they used to go to. Although starting up a home workout system might be expensive at first, in the long run it will still save you money.
You have options: With so many new and effective workout machines on the market, you can chose from so many different types of total gyms that can help sculpt your body into what you have always dreamed. Also, if you do not want to take up a whole room with equipment, there is tons of great home fitness DVDs that you can do right in your living room, and with a lot of these workout DVDs they bring you back to the basics, push-ups, chin-ups, lunges, crunches, and squats. So many people take those simple workouts for granite, but they are probably some of the best for you. Home fitness DVDs are also great because it is like have a personal trainer in your own house, they will show you how to do your workout correctly and what part of the body you are focusing on. DVDs are probably the cheapest way to go, but that does not mean they do not work, lately there has been some great routines coming from DVDs, that also provide you with nutrition guides and a workout guide.