DIY Battle Ropes- Good for Crossfit and bootcamp type workouts. Just go to your local fire dept. and get an out of service fire hose for FREE. Take whatever you can get but a 2.5 inch hose is good size (go bigger or smaller depending on how hard you wanna train). Cut off the metal couplers and tape the ends with duct tape. Beats having to pay $150 for one at the sporting good store.
The new year means many people will (once again) be thinking about ways to lose that gut, tone those arms, and generally get off to a fresh, fit start. You can join a gym, of course, or just put on some decent tennis shoes and go for a jog. But sometimes it takes a fresh approach to inspire you to get off your keister. Here are a few fun ideas to get you thinking (and then moving) in 2015.