Help! My "training temple" is closed for another 2 weeks!

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    Help! My "training temple" is closed for another 2 weeks!


    Hey my fellow builders and hardgainers,

    i havent worked out since the friday before xmas and cant get to one until for another two weeks, what should i do?
    my gym is currently closed for another 2 weeks and i go on holz next week, i have been doing cruches a few pushups, close-grip pushups etc and a heap of cardio, what does everyone recommend until i can get back???

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    The BigRabbit

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    please forgot the other thread as i cannot for some reason access the link because the word 'gym' is blocked for some reason...
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    Invest in some light free weights, and exercise equiptment for home use. Other than that, maybe join another gym for a month perhaps? Or get a guest membership somewhere, most small time gyms will work with you if you tell them your predicamint. I invested in some dumbells, curl bar, bands, and such things, just incase I can't make it to the gym. Its not great, but you gotta do what you gotta do.
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    I was in the same situation. I feel your pain and anxiety. I live in a fairly small toen and when my gym owner passed away, it took a few weeks till it re opened so I joined with another gym 20 miles away.It was an effort but i really enjoyed training there for the time being. Some things are important and worth doing if you want it that badly.

    It turned out to be a great thing because the new gym was very nice and had so many different things to do that i actually make the 40 mile round trip every 2 weeks just for a change and variety to my workouts.

    Maybe you can invest in some light weights and a bench as mentioned and keep during such times.
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    i hauled off a really big truck tire i found in a field. you wouldnt believe what you can do with that.
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    Go to your neighborhood park and use the playground as your gym. There should be plenty of bars to do pull-ups, pushes, etc.
    Go when there are no kids, you'll just get in their way of having fun. Go early in the morning or late in the evening.
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    thanks for all the help, eventually re-opened last week, so i am pleased with that and have been hitting it hard since to make up for the missed weeks...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigrabbit View Post
    thanks for all the help, eventually re-opened last week, so i am pleased with that and have been hitting it hard since to make up for the missed weeks...
    glad to hear it
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