For years, people have been investing in their own personal home gyms. However, this seems to have increased in the past year or so due to most people spending more time at home. Add on top of that the fact that there seem to be more video exercise programs available than ever before, and it can start to feel like everyone’s got their own home gym now!
If you own exercise equipment like a treadmill, exercise bike, weights, or similar, or even if you’re thinking about investing in it, you should keep in mind the safety considerations. While most exercise equipment is designed to be as safe as possible, the fact remains that you cannot account for every potential safety hazard. Exercise equipment often has a lot of pinch points or moving parts that can cause some serious pain. And, of course, even equipment that’s not powered can become a trip hazard if it’s left where it doesn’t belong.