Prison style workout

  1. Prison style workout


    Alright so it is the middle of the summer and I am unable to use any anabolic compound because my hematocrit is borderline High. I figure since it's the summertime and it is hot and I'm dealing with a little bit of shoulder impingement, I would ditch the weights for the next month or two and stick to a strict regiment of upper body every other day and lower body every other day. I was thinking of doing incline push-ups regular push-ups dips body squats walking lunges step-ups Pull-Ups and besides that maybe a little bit of weights for biceps and triceps and maybe a little bit of bent over rows and some weighted calves. So one day it'll be a bunch of upper body stuff and the next day a bunch of lower body stuff and I'll also throw a little bit of high intensity interval training in there. I don't expect to gain any Mass or anything but I could probably take what I have now and Harden it the hell up and probably lose a couple percentages of body fat. What do you guys think? Any suggestions? And thank you as always


  2. Depending on your starting point you could gain mass, or at least recomp. Biggest drawback, IMO, with calisthenic focused workouts is the time it takes to complete the volume needed to get real results. Good luck tho
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  3. I'd chill on the dips if you got shoulder issues. Maybe just halvsies. Decline pushups will do you great.
    Slomo reps will really up your strength/size gains. I'd do a set super slow, and then knock out the hi rep quick ones for sets.
    Just my 2c

  4. Quote Originally Posted by Tank999 View Post
    I'd chill on the dips if you got shoulder issues. Maybe just halvsies. Decline pushups will do you great.
    Slomo reps will really up your strength/size gains. I'd do a set super slow, and then knock out the hi rep quick ones for sets.
    Just my 2c
    Actually I don't have any trouble doing dips or any pain. I just have trouble doing delt raises and overhead press sometimes. I can do dips till I pass out and never have trouble with my shoulder. The last comment before yours basically said that it's tough to reach a good enough volume to get results. I wonder if it would be a waste of time and maybe I should just stick to weights. Maybe the reason prisoner is get so damn jacked is because they literally have nothing else to do. Although I do think if I started a routine like this, it would be much more consistent so I don't know what I should do

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Punkrocker View Post
    Actually I don't have any trouble doing dips or any pain. I just have trouble doing delt raises and overhead press sometimes. I can do dips till I pass out and never have trouble with my shoulder. The last comment before yours basically said that it's tough to reach a good enough volume to get results. I wonder if it would be a waste of time and maybe I should just stick to weights. Maybe the reason prisoner is get so damn jacked is because they literally have nothing else to do. Although I do think if I started a routine like this, it would be much more consistent so I don't know what I should do
    How many pull ups etc can you do? If you can knock out endless reps it probably will be tough to gain. If you're a mere mortal like the rest of us, doing slomo from full hang will get you jacked.
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  6. The prisoners have all the time to workout, eat and sleep. And believe it or not they have access to buy tuna and protein and whatever other stuff needed to grow

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Tank999 View Post
    How many pull ups etc can you do? If you can knock out endless reps it probably will be tough to gain. If you're a mere mortal like the rest of us, doing slomo from full hang will get you jacked.
    Pullups probably 12-20 per set. But if I go slow I'm sure that number would drop. Also I can't totally hang because that will pinch my shoulder. I have to stop at like 90% to avoid further impingement. Maybe I should just slow down my reps

  8. Quote Originally Posted by Tank999 View Post
    How many pull ups etc can you do? If you can knock out endless reps it probably will be tough to gain. If you're a mere mortal like the rest of us, doing slomo from full hang will get you jacked.
    You can always buy a belt to add weight. Or a vest etc.
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