6 Must have tools for your home gym

Exercise at home with these budget essentials-
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 6:40 PM EST

You don't need an expensive gym membership to get fit. Choosing the right at-home workout equipment will maximize your exercise routine so you get the weight loss, strength training, and fat burning results you want.

Here are 6 simple tools to get you started, recommended by Prevention fitness expert Chris Freytag - choose the ones that appeal to you. "Resist the temptation to pick up a few random items on sale," Freytag says. "If the item is poorly constructed or doesn't really interest you, it's not a bargain." Stick with these basics and you'll have a home workout routine that gives you real results.