The average gym membership costs £368 a year. That’s a lot of cash, especially for those that end up sacking it off on a regular basis. In his book Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt estimated that people overestimate how much they’ll use a gym membership by as much as 70%.
Sure, for the full-on fitness fanatic you might need those fancy 3D bikes and lateral crunch destroyers, or whatever they’re called. But you can get a pretty solid workout at home, without the extortionate subscription fee.
We looked into the cost of setting up your very own home gym and found that in the long term you could save an absolute bomb. Plus, with your very own home workout station, you’ll have one less excuse hindering your hotness.