Fitness & Training, Workout at home

Home fitness and the gym: are they as effective?

You’re tempted to work out at home and wonder if training will be as effective as in the gym? Discover the advantages and disadvantages of each practice and find out which equipment will give you the same benefits as in the gym, in the comfort of your own home.

Why work out at home rather than in the gym?


Equipped with a variety of facilities and often offering motivating group classes, the gym offers many advantages to athletes. But there is no denying:

  • Attendance schedules are often the same for all athletes: at the time you are available, the gym is sometimes crowded, and you don’t have access to the desired equipment.
  • Training under the watchful eye of other, sometimes more experienced athletes is not always easy when you are just starting out.
  • Travel time between home or work and the gym can often be the reason for your lack of motivation, especially in winter.

Training at home is a comfortable solution that has lots of advantages:

  • You are in control of your own schedule and every minute of your free time can be spent on the activities you enjoy.
  • You progress at your own pace, without worrying about anyone watching, which lets you gain confidence and move forward faster.

Do we train as well at home as in the gym?


Can training be as effective at home as in the gym? The answer is yes, as long as you are well equipped and create a tailor-made sports program to help you reach your goals.

Fitness equipment to train like a pro

High-tech sports equipment is no longer reserved for sports halls, and that’s good news! The fitness accessories available in the gym are accessible to individuals, and you can easily set up a mini gym in a bedroom or living room. Home fitness equipment can also be brought into your home, with high-performance monitoring tools with promises of results similar to those obtained in a gym, but with one difference: you can train at will from your home.

Switch to smart training with iFit® coaching

To take it to the next level, design a programme worthy of the greatest athletes with ease with iFit®, a virtual coaching solution accessible to everyone. With an infinite number of sessions prepared by the best international coaches, live the fitness adventure from the comfort of your own home  in an immersive way.

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Getting well equipped for a successful workout at home


To design your own home gym, you don’t need a lot of equipment. A comfortable and versatile  home fitness machine, a few accessories and you’re ready to challenge yourself without leaving your home.

Equipment: quality over quantity

At home, one fitness machine is all you need to treat yourself to a great workout with results that will meet your expectations. Focus on comfort of use, adaptability to your living space and the quality of options offered by your equipment.

Welcome to the world of premium home fitness

Classic or sit-down home bikes, elliptical bikes, rowing machines, traditional or inclined treadmills, cross-training and weight training equipment, NordicTrack offers premium home fitness equipment designed to last. Equipped with exclusive technologies, our equipment is suitable for use in a family home or in a semi-professional setting. Compatible with  iFit® smart coaching solutions, they promise many hours of training combining comfort, reliability and performance. What if exercising at home finally becomes more efficient than a gym membership?

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