iStock.com/IuriiSokolov How much does a can of soup weigh? Not enough for it to be a valuable at-home weightlifting prop. Any can in your cupboard is going to be somewhere between 10 and 18 ounces, so you would be roughly lifting a pound. Now, you know I’m not the biggest fan of Tracy Anderson’s style of training, but even she recommends lifting at least three pounds!
So forget all those articles you’ve seen on how you can use soup cans or water bottles as weights for your workout in your own living room. Here instead are some household objects that are heavy enough to get a good workout done in your own living room!