As winter approaches and the weather outside is starting to go grey and cold many are considering hiring gym equipment to help them improve their fitness health in time for the spring and summer months.

The purpose of this article is to talk about the benefits of hiring gym equipment such as exercise bikes, treadmills and cross trainers and any other important considerations.

Why should you consider hiring gym equipment?

There are lots of reasons why people choose to hire gym equipment.  There are plenty of research to suggest the main reason is for weight loss followed by increasing general fitness.

Below are just a few specific reason why home hire can help with your weight loss programme:

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  • Helps you overcome a weight loss plateau
  • Encourages the whole family to get involved
  • The ability to exercise day and night – at a time to suit you
  • Able to exercise even when it is cold and wet outside
  • Overcomes any fears of exercising in public
  • Able to get used to the gym equipment before committing to gym membership
  • High quality gym equipment gives the extra motivation needed

It should be noted that hiring gym equipment is not your only option if you want to improve your fitness levels or lose weight.  Alternative options includes buying gym equipment, doing body weight exercises and attending a local gym.

Below are a few reasons why hiring gym equipment from people like Hire Fitness is favoured over these other options:

  • Can be cheaper than gym membership
  • Gives you access to high quality equipment that you may not have been able to afford
  • Gives you the motivation to exercise for a long period of time
  • Do not need to worry about maintenance or repairs works
  • Gives you the opportunity to try equipment first
  • Hire for as long or as short as you want
  • Hiring equipment for a short period of time encourage people to use it for the time they have it

The most popular pieces of equipment to hire are rowing machines, exercise bike, cross trainers and treadmills.  Within each of these categories there are a vast amount of machines available to suit all budgets and requirements.  The decision over which is the best piece of equipment is a personal one.  The decision is usually based around the equipment that will be enjoyed the most and any existing medical conditions that could prevent individuals from using certain equipment.

It is recommended you speak to a hire company to gauge the right equipment for you taking into account the amount of time available to exercise (vibration plate may be perfect), the type of exercise preferred, the budget and the features wanted from the equipment head to for more information.


As the colder days approach us now is a good time to consider hiring gym equipment to improve your overall fitness levels and to lose weight.  But most importantly choose a piece of equipment you will enjoy.