For our second wedding birthday, my husband Bob gifted me with a membership to the local fitness center. Since I make exercise a high priority, it was a legitimately thoughtful gift. I officially devote about sixty minutes per day to working out. Until then, I’d consistently handled my exercise at the cabin plus on my own. I adore doing my own thing plus have no desire to be around other people. I like to take long runs, ride my bike, jump rope, lift weights plus paddle my kayak. However, I didn’t want to waste Bob’s money. I loved his effort plus decided to make the most of the gym membership for the year. I had no plans to renew the gym membership after that. I had no idea of the benefits offered by an organized fitness center. Workouts at the facility have significantly elevated my level of strength, stamina plus overall health. There is no way to duplicate this assortment of machines with a cabin gym. When I utilize the amenities at the fitness center, I have no worries with the weather. The facility is consistently perfectly temperature controlled. I don’t become distracted by the need to make dinner, wash something or walk the pet. When I’m in the gym, I am totally focused on my workout. I’m far more motivated. It’s a good occasion to clear my thoughts plus de-stress. I consistently feel energized plus in a positive mood afterward. I make a concerted effort to utilize as much of the component plus as many of the machines as possible. There are a few styles of treadmills, a variety of stationary bikes, many rowing machines, a whole selection of elliptical machines plus several stair-climbers. The strength-training machines concentrate on each and every muscle group from triceps plus biceps to glutes. There are every imaginable style of free weight, dumbbell, kettlebell plus medicine ball. I periodically use resistance bands plus I adore the battle ropes.