Fitness aficionados across the country are figuring out how to make their own gym equipment, saving money and boosting self-sufficiency in the process. Here, we’ve rounded up 9 homemade weights fitness projects designed to give you the tools to strength train, do some cardio, and stretch it all out in the comfort of your own home.
#1. Sandbag weights
Using a rice or sugar shipping bag, sand, rope, and duct tape, it takes just minutes to make these weights for a quarter the price of regular hand weights.