Space for Your Weights

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How much space do I need for weight lifting gear?

Space for Your Weights

How much space do you need for your weight lifting equipment? Weight benches are compact, and can be used for extra seating when you're not working out. A barbell can be placed out of the way on the floor, but be sure to have enough room when you're working out that you don't poke a hole in the wall. Barbells range from 5 to 7 feet long. Your weight plates can be stacked on the floor or in a rack. There are now stacking dumbbells available, so your dumbbells don't take up more than a couple square feet. Accessories like gloves, wraps, and exercise bands take very little space.

   

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