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    (Original post by Pitt1988)
    The guy is just starting out! He has no need for that much weight yet does he! He can at least get a bit of a head start before he goes spending all that money on a gym that he wont necessarily need yet. That's what I'm saying.
    if you arent pulling 3plates in your first 3-6months you are going it wrong, so hed need most of those weights yes.
    but regardless the investment is still needed.

    all that money on a gym? a gym is cheap.
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    By the way, if you're actually in to climbing there's loads of functional free weight stuff you can do that builds muscle, gives great balance and core strength without need for a gym.
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    (Original post by sconter)
    if you arent pulling 3plates in your first 3-6months you are going it wrong, so hed need most of those weights yes.
    but regardless the investment is still needed.

    all that money on a gym? a gym is cheap.
    What, 8 20kg plates and the rest? You're having a laugh. What I'm trying to get at is, in all likely hood, what he has at home now will do him until he outgrows them, then he could join a gym. It's nice for people to get to a certain strength and size before joining up so they're not a complete noob.

    Cheapest gym near me is £35. Yea it is essential when you can no longer do anything at home, just save you money before hand.
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    (Original post by monk_keys)
    By the way, if you're actually in to climbing there's loads of functional free weight stuff you can do that builds muscle, gives great balance and core strength without need for a gym.
    I am(:

    What sort of free weight stuff?
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    (Original post by Pitt1988)
    What, 8 20kg plates and the rest? You're having a laugh. What I'm trying to get at is, in all likely hood, what he has at home now will do him until he outgrows them, then he could join a gym. It's nice for people to get to a certain strength and size before joining up so they're not a complete noob.

    Cheapest gym near me is £35. Yea it is essential when you can no longer do anything at home, just save you money before hand.
    a 3 plate lift requires 6 plates, do you even lift? 1 plate is 20kg. so he would require all of the smaller plates and 6 of the 20 kg plates. plus he would need a good bench, and MOST OF ALL, and probably the most expensive is the rack. which is by far the most important thing.
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    (Original post by JollyJelly)
    I am(:

    What sort of free weight stuff?


    gymnastics...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_xvtM4OIy8

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0OO1Tpx4lk

    This is obviously exceptionally advanced but there's a pdf book 'Building the gymnasts body' I can send you that basically teaches handstand press and one legged squats etc from complete novice to advanced which would supplement what you already have really well.
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    (Original post by monk_keys)
    gymnastics...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_xvtM4OIy8

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0OO1Tpx4lk

    This is obviously exceptionally advanced but there's a pdf book 'Building the gymnasts body' I can send you that basically teaches handstand press and one legged squats etc from complete novice to advanced which would supplement what you already have really well.
    body weight =/= free weight.
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    (Original post by sconter)
    body weight =/= free weight.
    Your body is a free weight because you are not limited in your range of motion.
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    (Original post by monk_keys)
    Your body is a free weight because you are not limited in your range of motion.
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    Any bro science to go with that meme?
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    (Original post by monk_keys)
    Any bro science to go with that meme?
    duno why you are saying that when you are making up a definition for free weights, and saying calisthenics is free weights.
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    Define free weights without excluding your body as an appropriate weight.
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    I think the OP gets the point, that people think gym is the best idea

    but he does not want to go to the gym yet

    so why not give him workout advise on the equipment he has?

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