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  1. If you're having a hard time getting motivated to work out I strongly suggest getting a membership at a rock climbing gym (if you live close enough to one). Bouldering (short hard routes with no ropes) and sport climbing (longer less intense but still hard routes with ropes for endurance) are intense workouts if you challenge yourself and climb the highest grades you can. You'll get stronger and push yourself to climb harder grades. Also since you're climbing, you're having more fun and don't notice the fatigue as much. And even when you do notice, you still don't wanna stop climbing! You'll just climb an easier grade until you're completely pumped. And the best part about having a climbing gym membership is they pretty much always have a free weight section with actual gym equipment. So as you start really wanting to progress in your climbing you'll find yourself training in that area just so you can send harder routes. I honestly think climbing is the most fun way to get a good work out on your back, shoulders, biceps, and your core. And if you're like I was and you hate having skinny wrists, you'll notice the first thing that gets pumped out and worked the hardest is your forearms. Your forearms will get bigger and well defined climbing. It's hard to replicate what climbing does for your forearms in any other sport or workout because of the types of holds and moves in climbing. However, you still gotta do some push-ups because climbing is more of a "pull" type work out and not "push." So you're triceps will need a little extra attention. I think the absolute best part about getting into climbing for me was consistency. I had the hardest time staying consistent about going to the gym (regular gym). But climbing is so fun that you just wanna go back to climb. It's not even about the work out. Getting stronger is just the bonus. I found myself climbing four days straight at time (which is a terrible idea don't do it you need to rest) just because climbing is so fun. The satisfaction you get from topping out a new route or even a hard one that you've been working on for days is just amazing. All the while you're getting stronger. Climbing is awesome. Anybody that lives near a climbing gym or maybe even good outdoor climbing spots should totally consider making that investment. Just get a membership rent their climbing shoes until you have enough to buy your own. Then eventually a chalk bag and harness. And you'll be set for years.

  2. if i had to chose it would be free weights, you're gonna be a lot stronger with free weights limiting your self to calisthenics is going to result in a lot weaker legs, lower back, and traps but i do both

  3. I implement both into my routine because I can get the best of both worlds. They both have their benefits and while it is harder to do both it's also alot more dynamic and fun.

  4. I like free weights but have since switched to calisthenics mainly because I travel a lot now and don't have a chance to go to the gym if im working in a foreign city. So its mostly because it fits better with my lifestyle. Both are cool.

  5. i wanted to start doing calisthenics but i was too heavy and to weak to lift my bodyweight so i started going to the gym to hert stronger and lose weight so i could be able to do calisthenics

  6. Pshhhh
    Body weights are the obvious winner

    Look what 100 pushups, sit-ups, and squats did to saitama.

  7. Not going to watch this video…. free weights are fake size while using your body weight is real strength

  8. Question can i do both, i want to calinsthetics because i play sports and wanna be a better athlete but i want to do free weights because i want to build muscle as well (plus i have dumbbells at home) what should i do, should i go for both or only pick one?

  9. How to progress with Calisthenics? do it faster within a certain time frame, say like 20-30 seconds.

  10. me, personally, I was a typical calisthenics guy that only do calisthenics and said "fuck gym!", but as the time goes, I do both, and some of us call it street lifting(maybe from street workout and power lifting?), because both is very good for me, bodyweight workout for when I just want to increase my reps endurance, and weighted workout when I want to increase the strength, sorry for my english, I'm Indonesian btw

  11. I always felt that if you wanted lean muscle and just wanted to improve strength without too much muscle gain you can do Calisthenics. However, if you want muscle gains and more raw strength you can lift weights.

  12. If I had to pick one it would be callisthenics (body weight) and weighted callisthenics. Any exercise that is closed chain will always be more beneficial to the body (joints ligaments tendons etc) and almost all callisthenics exercises are closed chain vs free weights which are almost all open chain. Closed chain – your actual body moves toward or away from the object (bar ground step etc) which a lot of pros will advocate the 'body moving through space' motto. Open chain- the weight/object is moved away from/toward the body while the body remains stationary.

  13. The most important thing in a workout program is your motivation. Whichever discipline motivates you the most to keep going is the one you should do, because any workout done with high intensity is ALWAYS better than any other workout done with low intensity.

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