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Should i do bodyweight exercises for a year before lifting at a gym Watch

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    I am 17, weigh 53.5kg and am 172.5cm approx. I want to gain strength and i was wondering if it is a good idea if i should do bodyweight exercises such as pressups, pull ups, dips and squats for a year before lifting weights to get stronger.

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    No. Go to the gym now.

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    Agreed. /thread
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    You don't need to be a gym junkie to be strong and fit. Find or create a good home schedule using bodywieght excersises and build a good strong foundation. Plus its free too!

    If you want to be a ripped bodybuilder in quick time then yeah I guess, go gym
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    thread should've /threaded at /thread
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    (Original post by amood00)
    If you want to be a ripped bodybuilder
    Or have full body strength rather than just being able to do loads of pullups.
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    Body weight exercises will build you mainly strength and some size. Going to the gym will mainly build muscle mass and help you bulk up if correct exercises are being done e.g. compound exercises.
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    Go to the gym and make eating food your new part time job.
 
 
 
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