Does anybody have any ideas of things around the house that might weigh 3 or 5 pounds to use for weights? I simply don't have the money to buy them and I want to keep up the regimen I started in PT. Thanks in advance.
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Combine your handweights in different combinations to expand your options. I started with 2 lb, 3 lb, and 5 lb weights (I have since added 10 lb). That gave me 7 lb, 8 lb, and 10 lb combinations - with the ten lb I have even more!
I have a set of 5 lb and 8 lb weight, green, red and black resistance bands and a Swiss ball. All are great resources for almost any strength training I want to do. The bands were left-overs from physical therapy. The ball and weights were from a local resale store!
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