We’ve found you 40 terrific ones to try. So whether you are a bodybuilder or brand new to exercise, you’ll find some workout equipment that you can easily DIY. Best of all, each of these projects is quite budget friendly. Most of them can be made for under $50, and even the larger ones can be made for under $100.
Do remember if you are DIYing workout equipment, that you want to get high-quality items to create it from. Probably you are working out several times a week, if not every day. So you’re going to be putting your gear through its paces all the time! Don’t save a few dollars to get poorer quality materials – because you’ll only disappoint yourself.
Ready to workout and DIY? Pick a project and let’s get started! Happy DIYing!
How to Make a 3 in 1 Plyometric Box
Want to do lower body exercises? Try this great 3 in 1 box.
DIY Exercise Ball Cover
Want to cover your exercise ball? Try this DIY.
DIY Battle Ropes
Want battle ropes? You can make your own.
DIY Super Cheap Stand Turn Your Bike Into a Stationary Bike
Want an indoor bike? Here’s how to DIY it.
Make Your Own Medicine Ball
Want a great workout? Try this cheap DIY.
iPad Tablet Holder for Exercise Machine
Like to have your iPad or Tablet handy? Try this DIY.
Discover the Body Transforming Power of Battle Ropes
DIY Battle Ropes. Here is a great workout to try.
No TV Unless You Exercise
Here is a smart way to motivate yourself. Create an exercise bike that runs your TV!
DIY Gear Dip Station
Want to get in shape? Make this DIY dip station.
DIY Free Standing Pull Up Bar
Like to do pull ups? DIY this!
Want to test your agility? DIY this!
DIY Kettlebells for Under 10
Want kettlebells? They are easy and cheap to make.
Worxercise Exercise Bike with Laptop Holder
Want to get some work done during your workout? Try this DIY.
DIY Kettlebell in Under 2 Minutes
Want Kettlebells? You can DIY them quickly.
Homemade Free Weights
Want free weights that are cheap? Yes, you can DIY them.
Parallel Bars for Calisthenics and Body Weight Exercise
Want to do calisthenics? Try this DIY.
Dumbbells Out of Empty Soda Bottles DIY
Have 2 empty soda bottles? Well, you have DIY dumbbells.
The Tomb of Hercules leg press device
Want to strengthen your legs? Try this DIY.
DIY Squat Rack Guide
Want a squat rack. You can DIY one.
Make a Pull Up Bar
Want a terrific pull up bar? Give this DIY a try.
How to Make a Sandbag
A simple DIY. Make a sandbag for your next at home workout.
DIY Climbing Peg Board
Like to climb? Make your own peg board.
DIY Parkour Gym Equipment
Want a really exciting workout? DIY this parkour gym!
DIY Homemade Wooden Squat Rack
Like to do squats? Do this DIY.
DIY Rock Climbing Wall
Love rock climbing? Try this fun DIY.
DIY Squat Rack
Here’s a simple DIY. You can make a squat rack.
DIY Car Rim Squat Stands
Want a terrific workout? Try this DIY.
Staircase Pulling Blocks
Like to lift weights? Try this DIY.
Weight Rack and Bench
Here’s a sturdy weight rack and bench. Perfect for workouts.
DIY Gym Equipment
For less than $50 you can make this whole set. Perfect for an at home workout.
Portable Adult Sized See Saw That You Can Build
Feeling young at heart? Try this DIY for a fun workout.
DIY Yoke Squat Stand
Like to do squats? Try this DIY.
Here’s a budget friendly DIY. Make a Slamball.
Kids Climbing Play Structure – Building a Climbing Wall and Cargo Net
An outdoor climbing wall can be lots of fun for family and a workout. This is a great DIY.
DIY Paralettes and Paralette Workout
Want great arms and upper body strength? Look at this DIY.
Sandbags Unconventional Tools for Functional Strength
Get strong using DIY sandbags. Easy to make.
Make Your Own Slamball
Here’s a great DIY. Do this for arm strength.
DIY Sandbag for Your Home Gym
Want a sandbag? Try this DIY.
Large 70 Pound Sandbag DIY
Want a great workout? Make a large sandbag.