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2. Fill water bottles and use them as dumbbells. A filled one-litre bottle weighs a kilogram. If you need more weight, use a bigger bottle.
3. Who needs a StairMaster when you've got the real thing? Use the staircase at home or find a few flights you can climb in a public space. You can use the bottom steps for lunges and pushups.
4. Borrow a jump rope from the kids for a great aerobic workout. In just 10 minutes, a 160-pound woman can burn 125 calories.
5. Google "chair workout" and discover just how versatile a chair can be. Use it as a piece of gym equipment to work your core, arms, legs and more.
For more free workouts, try these great fitness apps and websites.
|This story was originally titled "Free Fitness Gear" in the February 2014 issue.|
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