How to set up a home gym space that works for you

CNN fitness expert Dana Santas gradually built out her garage gym in Florida over several years. You can create your own home gym, too.

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(CNN)When it comes to 2020, one of the big positives to emerge from this year's many challenges is how it has focused our attention on prioritizing health and wellness — with a particular emphasis on physical fitness.

To establish an at-home workout habit, ease into it first, Dana Santas recommends.
To meet our fitness needs while gyms were closed for prolonged periods, many of us started working out at home. Some got creative, using household items for our workouts, while others ordered home gym equipment online. Now, after getting a taste of at-home training, more people are considering making it a permanent practice.