How can I make due with little equipment

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  1. thahamer

    thahamer New Member

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    So about a week ago I started doing the routine found in PurEvl's sticky.

    Unfortunately on wednesday I am going to be staying with my parents for 3 weeks. I just started lifting and i dont want to take off 3 weeks already.


    If i remember right they have a small set of weights there, but no bench or anything like that.

    Is there anything I can do during this time for workouts with the little that i have?
     
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    It's best to just get a temp membership at a local gym. If you're not out in the middle of nowhere you could probably even get by through finding various trial offers for whatever's in the area.
     
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    if no trial memberships can be found, time to go primal. Pullups on everything, pushups, dips, walking lunges, I'm sure there is a playground with monkey bars and shit

    cardio can be hopscotch, five 2:00 intervals
     
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    don't quit your day job
     
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    Shoulders: Handstand pushups, laterals with various household stuff
    Chest: Pushups and variations thereof, including plyo pushups
    Back: Pullups. Inverted rows
    Legs: Pistol squats, box jumps, piggyback squats (put someone on your back / shoulders, do squats).
    Arms: pullups / pushups, towel pullups
    Calves: Standing calf raises on step, donkey calf raises, seated calf raises with mom on your knee ;)

    Cardio: jump rope, interval sprints, etc.
     
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    I travel often for work and I recently bought a set of bands from EliteFTS. They're not ideal, but they work well for me when there are time/transportation/accomodation limitations. It's something you should look into if you'll be there often.
     
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    one legged bodyweight squats
     
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