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Be Well.

A health and wellness blogazine for Auburn University Students. 

Demystifying Gym Equipment

Demystifying Gym Equipment

Ladders and hurdles and bands, oh my! If you’ve ever wondered how to incorporate new equipment into your routine, read on. We’ve taken intimidation out of the equation.

“Simply adding in new activation drills for 5–10 minutes could take your workout to the next level.” — Kyle Robertson, Personal Training Coordinator


Mini Bands



Traditional Resistance Bands


Medicine Balls


Foam Roller

  • Good for: Warm up, improving range of motion, decreasing muscle soreness

  • To try: Calves, Back, Quads



Agility Ladder

Bosu Balls


Mini Hurdles



Jump Rope

Keep in mind that everyone is different, and what works for someone else might not work for you. Listen to your body and consider working with a personal trainer at The Rec for personalized instruction.

As always, 

Be well, Auburn.

Photography: Anna B. 

Fitness information from Kyle Robertson, Personal Training Coordinator

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