Ready, Set, Fit: Home Gyms

Spring may have just arrived, but many residents are already thinking about their summer bodies. News 12 spoke with personal trainer Nicole Vitale, who explains

Spring may have just arrived, but many residents are already thinking about their summer bodies.

Spring may have just arrived, but many residents are already thinking about their summer bodies. (3/22/15)

THE BRONX - Spring may have just arrived, but many residents are already thinking about their summer bodies.

News 12 spoke with personal trainer Nicole Vitale, who explains how to create a home gym for under $100.

Resistance bands can be purchased for cheap and have multiple uses, she says.

Lightweight dumbbells cost from $12 to $14, she says, and can be used for more than a dozen different exercises.

For cardio, she recommends jump roping in three- or five-minute intervals.

A yoga mat provides support for floor workouts like crunches.

A stability ball can work both the core muscles and serve as a bench, she says.

In all, the cost can be as low as $85.

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