There are many items around the house that can serve as weights for strength training. If you have cans of food look at the weight of each and see what your doctor says would be appropriate. Honestly I am using 1/2 pound (US) cans right now, that may not sound like much, but I can feel the difference in my arm tone. I do not know what Montana is like, but if you have garage sales there you will always find fitness DVDs. My plan is to buy as many as I can so I can have variety. My friend tells me it is better to stick with one for a while until you feel like you are getting good at it, that might work better for you. Be sure to ask a doctor or other health care professional what your fitness level is so you can start out injury free. I did a certain popular fitness exercise DVD recently and really hurt my back...so I couldn't work out...not good.
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