When you commit to using space in your home for a workout room, your color choices are extremely important. The right or wrong color can make or break your home gym. The best color choices can not only lift your mood but make working out more inviting.
There is a perfect color for every workout space, whether you're a powerlifter or love yoga.
Here are eight Benjamin Moore paint colors perfect for your workout room.
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If your style of working out includes heart-pumping cardio and going full-throttle, an energetic color like Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood can be your motivator. Fiery reds and oranges bring excitement and energy to any space. A bold color like this is perfect for an accent wall, or halfway divided by a railing, especially in a small space.
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Looking for a peaceful color for yoga or meditation? A touch of lavender like Benjamin Moore's Peace and Happiness is calming and natural. Balance your space with off-white, and light natural materials like bamboo for a serene yoga space.
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Working out can get you heated up pretty quickly, especially if your exercise space gets a lot of natural light streaming in. Using cool colors like Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze can create a cool and fresh vibe easily. Choose colors for your workout room that are relaxing but not sleepy. You don't want to fall asleep on your yoga mat.
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Your dance space should be welcoming, attractive, and definitely without distraction. Using a rich pink-peach paint color like Nautilus Shell provides energy to the room through the warmth of the undertone, while maintaining a dream-like softness. If your dance style is more energetic, add hot accent colors for energy.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Does your workout require a lot of concentration? Color psychology suggests blue as your go-to home gym color if you're looking for focus. While blue may seem too relaxed for a workout room, its special gift is increasing focus and production. Choose a livable blue like Paradiso that is slightly muted, with a hint of green, to avoid the "baby blue" effect, which is not motivating at all.
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Not everyone is lucky enough to have a dedicated home gym. Many workout spaces are shared with playrooms, guest rooms, or home offices. The color you choose for your walls is the unifying factor for the room.
Choosing a lively, yet neutral, color like Green Earth can keep you from feeling like you're in anything but your own personal exercise studio. This natural and neutral green is perfect for eco-friendly accessories and furnishings, accented with other soft colors.
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For every one that simply wants to work out without any distractions, a rich gray paint color like Silver Mist could be the perfect choice for a home gym. A simple cool gray with a hint of blue helps you focus on your workout while still being an inviting and attractive alternative to white. Silver Mist also has a beach-inspired vibe, so it could be perfect for a yoga studio or luxury spa.
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Exercising is not just a physical activity, it's also very much a mental one. To put yourself in a serious and ambitious frame of mind, look for greige colors like Benjamin Moore's Brushed Aluminum for your walls. Brushed Aluminium and other greiges paint colors are weighty neutrals have that "let's get down to business" appeal.
Benjamin Moore's Brushed Aluminum works best with white trim, and cool color accents, to keep the room balanced. This is also a great paint color if you're sharing your workout space with a home office.