At this time of year, many of us are feeling the effects of weeks of excess consumption over the Christmas and holiday period.
We take a look at some home gym concepts – inspiration to beat the bulge.
A hotel in Amsterdam and a home in Canada have built-in gymnasium equipment for spur-of-the-moment workouts.
Image: Adrien Williams.
The home (above) in Montreal, designed by Naturehumaine, contains gymnastics bars and rings to occupy the owners’ active children.
Image: Ewout Huibers.
And in Cache Creek, America, a home designed by Carney Logan Burke features a climbing wall up one side of the house. (See slideshow for image.)
More conceptual is a keyboard crossed with punching bags, where every key corresponds with a lettered punching bag.
Work out while you’re working, is the idea. This invention is by European design studio Bless.
This story originally appeared on Dezeen.