Decorating Your Home Gym

Decorating your home gym is probably not at the top of anyone’s list to decorate but why not add some life to the room which is meant to be motivating and full of energy.

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15 Cool Home Gym Ideas

If thinking of decorating your home gym, you might first of all consider the purpose of this room. A home gym is a space used to exercise, work-out and recharge your batteries. This area is intended to be motivational and used by energetic people. With these factors in mind, decorating your home gym should enhance the space, add to the environment and improve the room’s appearance.

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15 Cool Home Gym Ideas

Decorating your home gym may require some thought and imagination. This task could be difficult for you if the home gym is not one of your favourite rooms in the house. If you’re not an active person or interested in using your home gym, finding ways to improve the space may not really interest you, at least not as much as decorating your kitchen would. If you’re having trouble coming up with ideas for decorating your home gym, you may want to seek advice or flip through a few home decorating catalogues or everyone’s favourite go to site Pinterest.

Picking a theme for your home gym may be challenging. It’s not exactly a spot to put a fancy, slip-covered country chair.  Simple colors won’t likely fit your home gym. Decorating your home gym ought to breathe life into the space. Using bright colors and lots of lighting might improve the atmosphere, adding energy to the room. You might want to choose a modern theme. Using vivid colors and trendy furniture would definitely make the room feel alive.

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15 Cool Home Gym Ideas

Deciding on accessories might be interesting. Pretty flowers and fancy ornaments won’t bring anything to your home gym. This is a space created for working on your physical strength and appearance, not meant to be quiet and serene to work on your spiritual strength. When decorating remember the room’s purpose should be able to help with ideas for accessories. Clocks make nice additions. When working out people are constantly timing themselves and their progress. A good stereo system might be good to consider. Listening to music, loud lively music, helps set the mood when exercising. A television is a must in your home gym. Watching your favourite television program is a great distraction when you are using stationary exercise equipment. You get all caught up in the program and before you realize it, you’ve peddled the exercise bike for thirty-five minutes.

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Although initially you may have been a little apprehensive about the idea of decorating your home gym, once you get involved in the project and get your creative juices flowing, you’ll be surprised at what you can accomplish. With help from other sources like home decorating magazines, this project may be just the motivation needed to entice you to use your home gym on a regular basis.

Feng Shui Interior Design

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Translated to English, Feng Shui roughly means wind-water.

Feng Shui is essentially the art of arranging objects to achieve harmony in the surrounding environment.  Not only is Feng Shui used in interior design, it is
used in choosing a place to live, a burial spot and agricultural planning.

It is highly believed that Feng Shui has an effect on health, wealth and personal relationships. Feng Shui is a traditional Chinese practice.  Early Feng Shui interior design relied on astronomy to find the symmetry between humans and the universe.

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The early Chinese often used the celestial poles determined by the pole stars to determine the north and south. Feng Shui instruments dating back to 278 and 209 BC have been unearthed from tombs.

As practiced today, the goal of Feng Shui is to situate the human designed environment on spots with good qi.  Spots are determined by an axis in time. Feng Shui teaches that areas that are not suitable for human settlement should be left in their natural state.

Qi, pronounced Chi, literally means air. In Fung Shui, Qi is the flow of energy and may be based on a form of solar energy.  Polarity in feng shui is known as ying and yang.

This is the absolute balance between two entities. It is the good and the bad, the living and the dead, and is one of the key principals behind Feng Shui interior
design.  Most Westerners knew nothing about Feng Shui until 1972 when Richard Nixon visited The People’s Republic of China. New Age by western entrepreneurs then reinvented Feng Shui.

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