Day: February 2, 2021

Did You Know You Could Switch Weights for These At Home Items?

Home workouts have been all the craze these days! The pandemic has restricted your gym access and has caused long waits and high prices on workout equipment. As a result, finding a way to stay in shape at home is of the utmost importance. Brad Perry from the Daily Mix on AZTV7 invited me on the show to share a few creative ideas for effective exercises that make use of items you might have around your house.  Here are a few of the tips I shared: Use a 5-gallon water jug! Each gallon weighs ~8 pounds, so a 5-gallon water jug is ~40 pounds. Substitute this for all your heavier weight needs. You can do squats, lunges, overhead presses, rows, farmers carries, or RDL’s. Use a 1-gallon water jug. This is great for biceps curls, lateral raises, overhead triceps extensions, or even shoulder shrugs.  Fill a reusable grocery bag with cans. The best part about this method is the stronger you are the more cans you can add, thus making it truly customizable. Use this for bicep curls or lateral raises. You can even hold it in a goblet position to do squats, lunges, and deadlifts. A backpack filled with books is […]

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