Who says you need to spend thousands on a home gym? Check out these 10 household items you can use as exercise equipment and start breaking a sweat without breaking the bank!
1. Soup Cans
Use as hand weights and select bigger cans when sizing up in weight.
2. Laundry Detergent
Use as a kettlebell.
3. Kitchen Chair
Use for tricep dips.
4. Beach Towel
Use as a yoga or workout mat.
Use as a stair climber.
6. Bag of Flour
Use as a heavy weight and can also double as a kettlebell.
7. Sturdy Chair
Use for barre exercises that are great for focusing on your lower body.
Use for wall sits and standing push ups.
9. Soccer and Basketballs
Use as a medicine ball for arm and ab exercises.
Use as a weighted vest.
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