These Five Decked-Out Home Gyms Mean No More Excuses

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Get fit and fabulous in the comfort and convenience of home — your first or your second. Need inspiration? These five spectacular in-house gyms mean no more commutes, no more crowds, and of course, no more excuses to skip a workout.

Model Mansion

Palm Beach, Florida

The former home of model Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, sports an impressive array of workout machines and equipment. Rivaling all professional gyms, this covetable space features a mirrored wall, built-in sound system, and unique underwater window. (Check out the uber-cool view of the pool.)

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The yard also sports a half basketball court and, not surprisingly, a putting green. And post-workout, grab your vintage-of-choice from the 800-bottle wine cellar; enjoy it on the rooftop terrace offering panoramic ocean views.

$44.5 million, Todd Peter, Sotheby’s International Realty

A Walden-Inspired Workout

Edwards, Colorado

The epitome of living in natural surroundings, this one-of-a-kind property was inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s book Walden. So, it’s not surprising that the glass-encased cabana-gym provides an idyllic escape for daily workouts.

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A contemporary pool perfectly complements the home’s overall aesthetic. There’s also a pond—another nod to Thoreau—which accommodates a myriad of outdoor activities, from fishing to ice skating.

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Yet the real fitness pièce de résistance is a nine-mile network of private and semi-private trails. With Gold Dust Peak in the backdrop and lush valleys below, there’s no more picturesque setting in the mountains.

$29 million, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

Extraordinary Extras

Houston, Texas

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An Olympic-quality gym is just one of the staggering number of amenities in this contemporary stunner. Along with equipment to max-out every muscle, expansive windows look out to the breathtaking natural beauty of Buffalo Bayou.

Dramatic outside lighting provides the ideal environ for an after-dark swim in the lap-length pool. (Especially recommended during scorching Texas summers.) Or walk the property’s 8.7 acres, which includes a 5.5-acre lake with an island wetland reserve.

$35 million, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

Gym Class

Coral Gables, Florida

It’s fitness with a European flair. The fully-outfitted gym in this palatial Italian Neoclassical-style villa has a full bath. French doors open up to a pillared terrace and marble hot tub.

An adjacent pool has waterfront views and 140-foot dock. Kick back after a workout or swim with a glass of wine. The custom wood cellar holds 600 bottles.

$25.85 million, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

High Altitude, High Intensity

Aspen, Colorado

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As if we needed another reason to love Aspen. This breathtaking manse on prestigious Red Mountain takes luxe to the next level.

Like all decked-out home gyms, this one doesn’t miss a beat. Think stationary bike, elliptical machine, free weights, and medicine balls. But that’s just the start of a mind-blowing array of workout opportunities.

For water exercise, there’s an indoor 20 meter pool. Or for outdoor enthusiasts, hike the three-acre grounds. And if the views of nearby Independence Pass entice, the area’s best skiing is just a short drive away.

Your reward for all your efforts? A sauna and private massage room await.

$19.95 million, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty