Exercise equipment

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A selection of home exercise equipment: yoga blocks, yoga mat, dumbbells, pull-up/chin-up bar, push-up handles and gloves.

Exercise equipment is any apparatus or device used during physical activity to enhance the strength or conditioning effects of that exercise by providing either fixed or adjustable amounts of resistance, or to otherwise enhance the experience or outcome of an exercise routine.

Exercise equipment may also include such wearable items as proper footgear, gloves, and hydration packs.

It is important to use exercise equipment properly along with a personal trainer. Inappropriate use of equipment can lead to injuries from mild to extreme.

Strength-training equipment[edit]

A broad range of different types of exercise equipment are available, including

When strength training, not only should the weights used be considered, but the space available, one's diet and clothing should also be taken into account.

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