Advice 1: How to make dumbbells

Many people want to exercise, maintain your body in good shape, but most often in the way of their desire are financial problems, lack of money to spend in gyms or for the purchase of equipment such as dumbbells. It turns out that to make these simulators can home.
How to make dumbbells
You will need
  • - plastikovye bottles (Fanta)
  • - tin cans (condensed milk)
  • - two small piece of metal pipe
  • - cement mortar, sand or water
There are several ways to make dumbbells with your hands. We will first consider one that can carry the easiest. For this you will need empty plastic bottles (ideal bottles of Fanta, as they will be comfortable to hold in hand), water or sand, electronic scales, if you want to handle the weight of the dumbbell.
1. Pick up the bottles, carefully wash them, get rid of labels.

2. Fill bottles with sand (and water, but you will have to frequently change the contents).

3. Weigh the future of the dumbbell to adjust the weight by adding or subtracting sand (water).

4. Screw tight the bottle cap.

5. For security reasons, seal the lid with insulating tape.
Your dumbbells ready, you can test it during home workouts.
Using the following method you can do dumbbells, which will weigh much more than the dumbbells out of the bottles. Prepare the following materials: a pair tin cans (condensed milk, or similar), if you need large dumbbells - you can take cans of paint that exist in different sizes, a piece of metal pipe (about 20 cm) cement mortar.
Do dumbbells:
1. Take two jars, rinse and dry them.

2. Take a jar, fill it with cement mortar.

3. Insert one end of the metal pipe into the solution.

4. Keep a couple of minutes, until the solution begins to thicken, and the pipe will hold itself in an upright position.

5. Leave the next dumbbell up to complete solidification of the cement.

6. Fill with a solution of the second jar.

7. Paste the free end of the pipe, which filled the first jar.

8. Hold for a while.

9. Fix the tube in the desired position and leave until fully cured.
The manufacture of dumbbells with the latest way you will take more time, but they are very sturdy and comfortable.

Advice 2 : How to make pancakes for the rod

If you decide to exercise, then immediately the question arises: where to take the inventory, in particular rod? Of course, you can just buy in a sports shop. But pancakes on the barbell can be done with your own hands from scrap materials. We offer you several options for making pancakes for the rod.
How to make pancakes for the rod
To make the rod from prepare bottles 8 plastic bottles, wide tape, the handle of a shovel, 2 buckets of sand, wire (preferably aluminum).
Prepare bottles of desired volume (from selected bottles of the volume should be the same). Wash them and dry them.
Pour in the bottle of sand, gravel and small stones, depending on what you have. If you wish to bottle you can pour water to make them heavier. In this case, close the bottles need special care to sand are wet.
Make bottle 4 pieces in the shape of a square and tape them on the outer contour of the wide tape on the maximum area. Tape not regret. Inside the resulting cords were round a hole in which to insert the neck – shovel.
Using wire attach the resulting "pancakes" to the handle of a shovel from both sides. Design should be as strong as possible, this will ensure safety during exercise. The resulting rod is convenient because it at any time can be heavier new elements or to facilitate, just vysypat part sand.
To make the rod from a concrete form to cook the pancakes (a wooden base, for example, from the barrel) 2 pieces, cement mortar and sand, of items from rebar, wire, a square Board with a side of 1 meter, 2 tubes bottle (or something cylindrical in shape that fits the diameter, for example a vial of glass), the neck.
Prepare a form for the pouring of the pancake. Put it on the Board. Strictly in the center, place the tube (the bubble).
To make the solution, pour it into the form. Seal using vibration. Let freeze.
Cut the form off the pancake.
Prepare a similar method the second pancake.
Insert the neck into the pancakes through special holes.
Useful advice
If too lazy to do the form, you can use a round plastic box from under the cake.
Alternatively, you can use the bags, canisters, specially cast blocks of cement, and attach them with chains to metal tubes in the manner of a rocker. The same way you can make the dumbbells.
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