Ohio man builds “lumber jacked gym” after his gym closes due to COVID-19 shutdown

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — A Jackson County man was stuck after his gym closed due to Ohio’s stay at home order in the fight against the coronavirus.

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So Zachary Skidmore took out his chainsaw and made what he’s calling a “lumber jacked gym.”

In a video posted to his Facebook page, Skidmore gets in a pretty full workout, showing of different exercise equipment like a leg press, a shoulder press, dumbbells, and a treadmill, all made out of wood.

Skidmore posted that it took about 60 hours over the course of two weeks to build all of the equipment.

“I managed to satisfy my hunger to work out. I hope you enjoy!” Skidmore wrote.

Zachary Skidmore isn’t the only one spending his time at home in a creative fashion, Local 5 took to Facebook in March to ask viewers how they were spending their time indoors and a couple of things mentioned were indoor fishing, dance recitals, birthday celebrations, and lots of delicious baking.

To read the full article and get some ideas of things you can try, click here.

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