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Gymnastics Equipment For Home Use

Great for improving strength, flexibility, balance and coordination, gymnastics is an essential component when it comes to exercise and keeping your body healthy. 

With the right equipment in hand, possible gymnastic exercises range from acrobatic gymnastics to artistic gymnastics and are perfect to get into at home.

Today, we’re looking at some of the most essential pieces of gymnastics equipment for use in a home gym.



Inflatable Air Track

One of the most essential pieces of equipment for completing gymnastic-style exercises at home, an inflatable air track offers a stable, padded and responsive flooring for gymnastic practice as well as pilates and yoga.

Available in multiple sizes to suit your gym/home space, an air track for gymnastics from Body Revolution inflates easily, and can even be rolled up when deflated for maximum space efficiency.


Suitable gymnastic exercises for an air track:

  • Handstands
  • Front flips
  • Gymnastics tumbling
  • Jumps
  • Gymnastic aerobics
  • Vault and apparatus landing

Parallettes Bars

Available in both mini and large sizes, gymnastics parallettes encourage the use of all body weight for full-body movement and function when exercising. They assist in working on core strength and stability, as well as the good posture and balance needed for gymnastic training.

As well as being effective for gymnastics, parallettes bars are also ideal for CrossFit and callisthenics, helping you tone and sculpt your figure for more defined muscle.

 

Suitable gymnastic parallettes exercises:

  • L-sits
  • Push-ups
  • Knee raise
  • Core compression
  • Planches and ball planches
  • Dips
  • Leg Raises

Comparing gymnastic equipment

Ranking each piece of equipment on versatility, size, durability and aesthetics, we came to the following conclusions:

When put against each other, the inflatable air track proved to be the most versatile, while the large parallettes are the most aesthetically pleasing. 



Check out our parallettes for sale now, as well as our inflatable air track mats in a selection of different sizes.


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