Thanks Pantherdude!!! Well, since I won't be going to the gym in 3 - 4 months I figured I needed excercises for the whole body. I've been doing pull-ups, push ups, squats and crunches but that's it. I don't know if there is something like a work out protocol, with weights I trained
M: chest and tris
T: back and shoulders
W: legs and bis
F: Chest and back
But I don't know if I should be splitting without weights and how to reach muscle fatigue (just keep doing the same excercise??)
I need some ideas I'm totally lost
use the swings to do pull ups
do push ups with feet on a bench
use the swing chains to do chins
parallel bars for dips (if they have them)
hrm... i'm trying to figure out what to use the garbage can for - maybe squats. military press?
if you were really bored - assuming the park had sand or water - fill up an empty milk jug with water and do curls and lunges - its better than nothing.
Ive got a pretty good amount of arm workouts if you could get some tubing. Chest-obviously pushup, milk jug fly, one handed pushup, dips and as mentioned previously decline pushups. Abs- oblique trunk rotation, crunches, leg raises, side bend with maybe a milk jug full of water or sand, hanging knee raises on the monkeybars. Legs- one leg squat, double leg squat jump, wall squats, toe ups with milk jug. I hope this helps but if you can get some tubing i can supply more.
if you've got a duffle bag at your house, you can fill it up with clothes (jeans and heavy stuff) and do squats with that. i've also heard that filling up a backpack with 70 pounds of junk and walking around for an hour or more is a great way to put some meat on you. its all about creativity, but i've seen it done.
i even know a girl that does lunges with 24 packs of diet coke. just experiment on what makes those muscles burn. you can even do dips with your hands behind you and facing away on a bench. fill up a laundry hamper with heavy stuff and do deadlifts. use what you got around you.
Thanks Crader excellent advice! Will def look into making weights, I mean financial situation ain't THAT bad, so I might be able to buy some cheap dumbells or some cheap plates and work out with them. But meanwhile or when needed I can make my own.
they are the absolute most you can do exercise wise to catch whole body in single exercise with no equipment in a 7'x4' space - ie a jail cell. it got popularity as a prison exercise, demanding as all hell. if you can do them under a bar then with the jump at the end you can do a pullup as well to really complete it
Check out Crossfit.com for some training ideas - it will bring a refreshing new experience to you. Stringing together some bodyweight exercises will haul some serious ass.
Here's just a quick example, as devising these workouts are very simple, yet the possibilities are nearly endless.
Try a "21-15-9" workout, that is 21 reps off all 3 exercises, 15 of the exercises, and then 9. Keep a stopwatch to time yourself, and beat that time next week/two weeks from now.
21 Pushups, 21 Air Squats, 21 Burpees
15 Pushups, 15 Air Squats, 15 Burpees
9 Pushups, 9 Air Squats, 9 Burpees
If you bring the intensity, you will have one of the best workouts of your life, and I mean that with all integrity. Change up the exercises each time you do them, bringing new stimulus to your body each and every time. Maybe repeat a workout every 2-3 weeks, such as this one above, to gauge your progress. You could refer to a repeated workout like so as a "benchmark workout". Real fun stuff, always working to better yourself as an athlete.
By the time you get back into the gym, you will have some new abilities in you, which can bring some pretty great gains in the gym in terms of athleticism. Taking a break from the gym could be one of the best things for your training, you never know!