How to make dumbbells?
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Exercise is a prerequisite for maintaining health. Not everyone has the time and opportunity to systematically visit the gym. For these people, home workouts are best suited. However, not all of us can buy dumbbells, so it is better to make them yourself. Today we will talk about how to make dumbbells to maintain the tone of your body.
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For the assembly of homemade dumbbells or barbells, we need:
- Iron pipe (should fit the girth of the brush);
- Sand with cement;
- Various metal debris (bolts, screws, nuts, parts, etc.).
- Take an iron pipe and screw the screws into it on both sides. BetterJust use 4 screws on each side so that they stick out in all directions. Suitable pipe can be found in plumbing warehouses or at a friend's plumber.
- Start making pancakes dumbbells. To do this, take a suitable container.In this case, it is best to use plastic containers (buckets) from under the mayonnaise. Carefully lubricate the inner surface of the container with petroleum jelly. This is necessary so that you can later remove the form made of cement.
- Knead the solution using the 1: 3 ratio, where one part is cement and three parts is sand. In addition, metal trash must be added to the solution. This will make the projectile stronger, and also increase the weight of the future dumbbell.
- After the solution is poured into the container, insert the iron pipe over thecenter. Be sure to ensure that the pipe is strictly perpendicular to the bottom of the container. After complete drying, you can remove the container from the dumbbell.
- All the same must be done to make a second dumbbell pancake.
- To create a more or less neat type of dumbbell, after its manufacture, it is necessary to cover the pancakes with a “shell” solution, sand the surface and paint it.
- After that, start making the second dumbbell with your own hands (if it is necessary). Try to keep equal proportions when creating a solution in a container. A different amount of metal debris will lead to the fact that the weight of the dumbbells will be different, which is inconvenient for training.
In addition to the dumbbell, you may need other projectiles.For example, how to make a barbell, you will learn in more detail from our article How to make a barbell.
In addition, you can make a whole arsenal of projectiles for physical activity, in order to use it in the country or in the courtyard while improving the public amateur gym.