Basement Home Gym Color Ideas


Adding color to your basement home gym is a great way to inspire you to workout. But what if you aren’t a DIYer who loves to decorate? How do you find ideas?

One way is to check out books on using color and paint in decorating. These books often have color photos that will inspire you on your own color choices.

The books might go into the science of color theory, that discusses how certain colors affect our moods.

For instance orange is a vibrant color that evokes energy, so it would be great in a home gym.

Another place to find basement home gym color ideas is to look online.

Many of the more popular home decorating sites have photos of home gyms.

These sites often have whole sections on just how to use paint in a room.

Other online options might be exercise and weight loss sites.

Finally ask others how they chose their color scheme in their home gym.

Others are always happy to share their successful home decorating ideas.

When it comes the the home gym, paint colors help energize not only the space but you as well. Finding a color that is right for you depends on several factors.

What type of exercise is done here? is it mainly weightlifting or cardiovascular exercises?

Are you using it for aerobics? How big is the space?

A small room will need a lighter color since dark colors will make the room appear more like a dungeon than a fun place to be.

Take into consideration the amount of light the room gets as well. Windows and other natural light will brighten the space.

If the room is used mainly for weightlifting, consider a blue hue.

Tranquil blues have been shown to produce a calming chemical in the body. Blue will increase your productivity.

Weight lifters will lift heavier weights in a blue room. Blue also has been show to suppress your appetite.

If the room is used more for aerobics or working out on a treadmill or elliptical machine, consider a bright color. Red increases breathing and your heart rate. red can however, stimulate your appetite.

Adding a splash of red, say one wall or half wall can be enough color to invigorate your mind. Orange is another option.

It creates feelings of cheerfulness and enthusiasm. Yellow has been show to speed metabolism and increase your concentration

In a room used for yoga, consider colors found in nature to create a calming effect. Soft, ocean blues and grass greens evoke peaceful tranquil feelings. Black is a good accent in a yoga room since it brings on feelings of power and strength.

You can also choose to use huge peel and stick wall decals that are images from a gym, equipment and all!

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This product is one that is ideal for when you first start to set up a home gym, and need tips about the most popular equipment as well as creative home gym decorating suggestions to keep your workout area bright and motivational to help you stick to your fitness plan.

You can learn more about the ideal home gym design and decorating ideas from the site directory page that also features more home gym equipment suggestions and tips for the best workout and fitness accessories. See you on the other side!

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