I oftentimes overhear friends and strangers talking about exercise in terms of number of calories burned. The thought being: you must have sweated off hundreds of calories during your boxing class, so it’s totally okay to indulge in a slice of chocolate cake when you get home—right? Not quite.
For centuries people have been working out using all sorts of things as weights and other equipment. From rocks and pieces of wood to vibrating bands that were used to shake away the fat, all these types of fitness enhancers had its purpose. Now, this article is not about forcing you into purchasing expensive, brand new equipment, but merely showing you the possibilities of the potential ways to use equipment you might have access to.