Bodybuilding has become a passion these days and more and more young guys are going for it. This is a well known fact that a balance between your exercise plans and diet is a must for having a good body. Apart from this, there are essential bodybuilding equipments that are required for perfect muscle building.
The first thing you need to consider is that you should be joining a gym to have professional equipment and professional advice. It is very difficult to have all such equipment at home and seems virtually impossible. If your aim is to reduce your body weight and fats, you need different equipment than that required for building your muscles.
There might be some guys who can afford equipment at their homes. If that is the case, it is still advisable that you go to a gym because there you not only get the specialized equipment but also a specialized trainer. Especially those who are starters, must go to gym at least during their initial training period because this is the time when they have least information available and there is every chance that they might do some exercises wrong. So exception may be taken by those who are in this field for quite some time but for starters, gym is a must.
Another important thing is that even if you buy equipment at home, most of the guys would go for used equipment. Now extreme care is required if you buy used equipment to avoid any bad incident. Especially the equipment with cables need to be bought under extreme care because there is possibility of the cable to be broken when heavy weights are applied to it during exercise. Also used weights and dumbbells etc. may be in rusty form which may cause infections to your skin during exercise. So if you can afford, try buying new equipment else buy used one with extreme good care. But best is that you join a good gym and get professional equipment there alongwith advice of a professional trainer.