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[–] sometimessage 0 points 18 points (+18|-0) ago 

I used to use gallon milk jugs full of water for weights. Some people just need to quit complaining and get creative.

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[–] mmmmdonuts 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

Fat people and creativity? Haha

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[–] LottaBeetusJuice 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Just looked around a bit on Home Depot. 1/2"x48" steel rod for 7 bucks. Add milk jugs filled with sand/gravel/whatever, some duct tape and you've got yourself a bench press set for 12-15 bucks tops. Four 2-gallon jugs add up to ~30.3 litres, fill that with sand and you're at ~90 lbs. More than enough for an untrained person to bench/squat/dl with for a few months.

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[–] Carsandsarcasm 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

I did exactly this before I could afford a proper squat rack. I used square tube, 11L water bottles, sand, and it sat on top of milk crates. It cost me maybe $20 in total and had a capacity of over 100kg. This shit isn't hard when you're goal is to do, not make excuses.

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[–] fphthrowie 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I used two shopping bags full of tins of soup for dumb bells.