Commercially available weight vest: $50-200

Homemade version: a trip to the garage and the goodwill store


The vest is a fishing tackle vest, and the weights are some scuba weights I had laying around. The weights shown on the vest fit into the front pockets and add up to 24 lbs. The cylindrical weights can be added to the back panel pocket for an additional 6 lbs.  Just when you thought push ups, dips and pull ups were getting easy…