DIY GYM: Simple Weights

sb-diy-simple-weights-logo-150px-jpg Get a workout after all that soda you’ve been drinking!

 

 

 

 

Content:

1. What is needed
2. Manufacturing procedure
3. Final result

What Is Needed?

  • several bottles, for instance, 4 x 2L Coca Cola (figure 1).
  • a metal rod or a strong wooden stick (figure 1).
  • 3m (9 feet) of rope (figure 1).

Good place to get them is a  rubbish heap.

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Filling the bottles with sand at a sandbox sight

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Manufacturing Procedure

Fill in the bottles either with water (density 1kg/L) or sand (density 1.8kg/L). For the sand you may go to a nearby sandbox. Thus, with the water the total weight is 4x 2 x 1 ~ 8 kg. With the sand – 4x 2 x 1.8 ~ 15 kg:

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What is needed

Place the bottles together. Wrap them with the rope near necks (top figure below) and at the waists (bottom figure bellow).

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Wrap with ropes at the top

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Wrap with ropes at waist

Stick the rode in between the bottles.

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Stick the rope in between bottles

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Final Result

Now you have a piece of equipment to work on your  biceps, wrists, and knee joints.

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Final result

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2 Responses to DIY GYM: Simple Weights

  1. corey says:

    I dont usually post on sites, but this is by far the best boxing site. Its so much more informative than any other. Keep up the good work man

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