How we Review

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How we Review

At Home Gym India, we are committed to providing reliable and comprehensive reviews of home gym equipment. Our goal is to assist our readers in making informed decisions about their fitness equipment purchases. Here’s an overview of our review process:

Performance Categories for Home Gym Equipment

When evaluating fitness products for home gyms, we focus on several key performance categories. These categories help us assess the quality and effectiveness of the equipment in an Indian home gym context. Here are the main categories we consider:

1. Build Quality and Durability

We examine the construction and durability of the equipment, taking into account the materials used, overall sturdiness, and resistance to wear and tear. This assessment ensures that the gym equipment is suitable to use for a long period of time, even by your children. Iron survives.

2. Functionality and Versatility

We evaluate the range of exercises and training options offered by the equipment. This includes assessing features such as adjustable settings, multiple resistance levels, and the ability to target specific muscle groups. Versatile equipment allows users to customize their workouts according to their fitness goals. And since you are doing workouts at home, you must be looking for multipurpose gym equipment and I focus on it too.

3. Performance and Effectiveness

I/we test the fitness equipment’s performance to assess factors such as smoothness of motion, resistance levels, noise levels, size and overall comfort. I also consider whether the equipment delivers the desired fitness outcomes, such as strength, endurance, or flexibility improvements. Effectiveness and performance are key a way to test if the gym equipment is suitable for home usages.

4. Safety and Ergonomics

We examine the safety features incorporated into the design of the equipment, including stabilizers, non-slip surfaces, secure locking mechanisms, and proper weight distribution. Safety is a crucial consideration, particularly for home gyms where users may not have professional supervision. In my home gym I am also very careful about how I do the workouts, I do not want to damage the wall, floor or furniture at any cost.

5. User-Friendliness and Convenience

We evaluate the user-friendliness of the equipment, including factors such as ease of assembly, adjustability, and intuitive controls or interfaces. Equipment that is easy to set up and use ensures a seamless and enjoyable workout experience for users. I definitely do not want a hard-to-use gym equipment at home.

6. Space Efficiency and Storage

Considering the limited space often available in Indian homes, we assess the equipment’s size and storage requirements. Compact and easily storable equipment is advantageous for users with space constraints. One exception could be the power rack, bigger the better brother!

7. Price

If you are training in a home gym, then you are probably price sensitive. So when I review I often suggest the low-cost option. But also tell the premium gym equipment as well. And sometimes pro-level athletes train at home gyms and they want the absolute best. While my website is not aimed at pro athletes still I will tell you the best option that money can buy.

Testing Methodology

To thoroughly evaluate the performance of home gym equipment, we follow a comprehensive testing methodology. Our process includes the following steps:

1. Hands-On Testing

We extensively use the equipment ourselves to evaluate its performance, functionality, and user experience. This hands-on approach allows us to provide firsthand insights and detailed observations.

2. Comparative Analysis

We compare the tested equipment with similar products available in the Indian market. This analysis helps us understand how each product stacks up against its competitors, allowing us to provide objective and comparative evaluations. Having used multiple similar gym equipment makes this easy.

3. User Feedback and Market Research

We gather feedback from users who have used the equipment over an extended period. Additionally, we conduct thorough market research to understand the reputation and reliability of the equipment in the Indian market.

Product Rating on a Scale of 1 to 10

Our product ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest. This rating system provides a clear and concise evaluation of the equipment’s overall performance and value in the context of an Indian home gym. Here’s how we assign ratings and their corresponding best use cases:

  1. Rating 1-3: Poor
    • Best Use Case: Not recommended for use in an Indian home gym due to significant flaws or limitations.
  2. Rating 4-6: Average
    • Best Use Case: Suitable for basic workouts but may lack certain features or performance capabilities compared to higher-rated products.
  3. Rating 7-8: Good
    • Best Use Case: Offers solid performance and features for most Indian home gym users, providing a satisfactory fitness experience.
  4. Rating 9-10: Excellent
    • Best Use Case: Represents top-tier equipment with outstanding performance, durability, and versatility. Ideal for serious fitness enthusiasts seeking the best equipment for their Indian home gyms.

In each product review apart from the rating I will also tell you what is the best usecase for the product is.

By considering these performance categories, conducting thorough tests, and assigning ratings based on a standardized scale, we aim to provide our readers with reliable and valuable information to make informed decisions about their home gym equipment purchases.

Our Editorial Process

My editors and I make sure about the accuracy of the data provided in the articles of this website

In order to ensure this and to let you know, we have a tagging system in place.

Personally Researched

If you see this tag on the article, it means that I have got my hand dirty while researching the items. I could have personally used the items at a commercial gym, used in my home gym, dig down on the web of the internet to get information or have acquired the item to research and share the information.

Evidence Based

This tag means we have got the information of this blog from scientific research data from the likes of PUBMED, Researchgate, and Google scholer. We will also link the studies from the paragraph where it makes more sense.


If you see this tag, it means the blog or most of the blog is written from my personal experience and ideas that I acquired over the last 10 years.

Expert Reviewed

This tag means some other expert with having professional degree in fitness, diet or a gym owner, dietician or doctor have reviewed the article contents.

About The Skinny Author


Working Out for 10 years | Owns a home gym |Certificate course done on Improving Aerobic Fitness, Diet | CPD (UK) Accredited Certification on Fitness

Yo Friends, this is Samarjit! A skinny guy who is building his tiny home gym.

I have successfully gained 10 kgs in 10 months going to commercial gyms. And I have been working out on and off for about 10+ years now.

I have gone swimming, done martial arts, Olympic lifts and body-building-type workouts!

I canceled the gym subscription as I was more into making my home gym for workouts. And getting ready, then getting my cycle and ride to the commercial gym seemed a drag after 10 hours in the office.

Thus, I needed a home that I could access at any moment!
And I started building my home gym!

I had to research a lot to build my home gym and decided to share effective, budget-friendly home gym machines, and nutrition to buy as per your goals here in

If you have question then contact me here

Ps: The author is highly experienced with making small workout routines, understanding and guiding people to get gym equipment, and setting up the home gym as per their Fitness goals.