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Why Install a Mirror in your Home Gym?

Install a Mirror in Your Home Gym

The pandemic has made it difficult to be consistent with our fitness routines. Limited gym access, personal trainers on hold and an equipment shortage are all factors. In an effort to maintain fitness, people have created home gyms in their basement or garage. Many exercise enthusiasts wish to know if it’s beneficial to install a mirror in their home gym. The following are some of the benefits of hanging a full-length mirror in your home fitness area. 

  • Motivational Boost: A full-length mirror allows you to gauge progress (fat loss, muscle definition), providing an incentive to continue exercising. It can help you feel motivated and inspired.
  • Transform a dark area: Many home gyms are located in the basement or garage, typically poorly lit locations. A mirror reflects and magnifies light helping maintain a well-lit workout area. A depressing basement or garage can become a bright, spacious place where you actually enjoy exercising. 
  • Improve safety: Good technique is essential to injury prevention. A mirror will help you detect and correct mistakes in your form before they become safety issues. It’ll help you spot and correct concerns regarding posture and alignment. A mirror can assist in avoiding distorted positions and patterns of movement that can end up being the source of injuries and chronic pain. 

The pandemic has affected every aspect of life! Exercise is no exception. If you find yourself exercising in a dingy garage or basement, try installing a full-length mirror. You may find it has a positive effect on your motivation level while improving safety and creating a more pleasant space.

Need a full-length mirror for your home gym? Call Calgary’s premier glass and mirror company, House of Mirrors & Glass (403) 253-3777 or email us at info@houseofmirrors.com. We manufacture bevelled and polished edge frameless mirrors to order and have hundreds of frame samples from major suppliers. Our helpful team of associates can assist you in finding the look that works for you. We’ll even come to your home to measure and install your new mirror. Check out our showroom today!