Apartment Exercises

Apartment Exercises

Practice social distancing and workout from the comfort of your apartment or townhome! These apartment exercises won’t annoy your neighbors and will still provide a great workout. The best part? Most exercises require little to no equipment. However, if you would like to add equipment to enhance your workout, consider a yoga mat, jump rope, sturdy chair, exercise ball, and a pair of weights.

There are several styles of workouts you can do within the comfort of your home, like yoga or high intensity interval training (HIIT).  We have put together a list of exercises that will both get your heart rate moving and your muscles toned. To learn the exercise, click on the name and it will pull up a tutorial video from YouTube.

Get your heart moving

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Bonus! Here are a few YouTube workout videos to try out!

Seven Apartment Workout Tips

Seven Apartment Workout Tips

When you don’t have time in your schedule to go to the gym or don’t want to pay a membership fee, get your sweat on in the comfort of your apartment or townhome. There are a lot of great exercises you can do that require no extra equipment and that won’t annoy your neighbors. Here are a couple of tips to get your started on your workout journey:

1. Choose a Space

Find a space in your apartment or townhome that you feel has enough room to move around in. If you have an extra room in your apartment or townhome, consider dedicating the room entirely to your workout. If you have a garage, consider making it a dual purpose space by creating it into a workout zone.

2. Pick Your Exercise

Test out different exercise routines on YouTube. There are a lot of great (& free!) videos out there that offer everything from yoga and pilates to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) circuits.

3. Try Something New

Try a new workout video collection or test out one of the many workout apps.

4. Set a Schedule

Set up a calendar and block out some dedicated time for your workout.

5. Find a Friend

Have your friends join you! Share your workout and you can help keep each other accountable.

6. Add Equipment

Use use yoga mats, resistance bands, dumbbells, jump ropes, medicine balls, and kettle bells to help enhance your workout.

7. Push Yourself

It is easy to give up when no one is around pushing you to do your best, so push yourself! Now that you have the tips to get your apartment workout started, start finding what workout routine works best for you. Leave a comment and let us know what your routine is like.

When searching for a new home, consider finding one that offers an onsite fitness center. Prairie Property Management has several properties that have onsite gym. Check out the complete list.

5 apartments with an onsite gym

5 apartment communities that offer an onsite gym

Skip your gym membership and workout within walking distance of your front door. You can save money and time by choosing an apartment that offers an onsite gym. These five communities across Fargo, Mandan, and Watford City offer an onsite fitness center.

The Grand off 45th – Fargo

The Grand off 45th’s fitness center offers everything you need for a great workout, including treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, weight machines, free weights, kettle bells, benches, medicine balls, yoga balls, and stretching equipment. The gym also features a yoga and stretching area with a mirror.

Stonemill Community – Moorhead

The Stonemill Community gym is accessible to residents at Stonemill Pond Apartments, Stonemill Townhomes, Stonemill Villas, and Signature Apartments. The gym is complete with treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, weight machines, free weights, benches, and an area dedicated to stretching and yoga.

The Cedars at Brandt – Fargo

Just a short walk from your front door at The Cedars at Brandt, you can access bikes, treadmills, weight machines, free weights, yoga mats, and a stretching/yoga area.

cedars fitness center
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Brookledge Apartments – Watford City

Brookledge Apartments in Watford City, ND offers a fitness center with weight machines, ellipticals, treadmills, and bikes, making it easy and convenient for you to live a healthier life.

brookledge fitness center, gym
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Cascades at Mandan Apartments – Mandan

The Cascades at Mandan fitness center offers a yoga and stretching area, weight machines, free weights, ellipticals, treadmills, and a bike. It’s the perfect spot to get your workout in.

cascades gym
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