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Cost of living in Caracas forces gym-goers to get creative

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

A man lifts weights made of rocks, construction bars and rusty car parts at an improvised gym in Caracas, Venezuela on June 24. As the cost of living in Venezuela's capital increases, more and more residents are finding creative ways to keep in shape without worrying about finding the right equipment or paying gym fees.

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

A man lifts weights made of rusty car parts in Caracas.

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

A man exercises his legs by using rocks as weights.

We've posted quite a few pictures of makeshift gyms around the world on our "makeshift gym" tagstream.