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Old 01-19-2007, 02:32 PM   #11
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Ive got a bowflex

I was in the same descision making as you, I had the gym membership 50 a month plus a 20 minute, and working all hours of the day,

Youll like it other than the scenary isnt nice in the workout room but its all good, youll notice a difference with a bowflex
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From what i have found, having workout equipment in your home is "too easy." Therefore, it is too easy not to use it. I find it impossible to go from the couch to a piece of workout equipment. Therefore, for me, I have to go to the gym because I can't motivate myself in my own home. Plan time to go to the gym, and you will go.
Hmm. I like that couch idea.
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...Plus, don't forget about the intangible: the scenery at the gym.
Scenery? If you're doing strenth training you'll be in a weight room and all there is in there is a bunch of sweaty guys. You'd have to be ga...oh...sorry...it'* starting to make sense now. :P lol
Unless you sign up for an aerobics class or something. But around here if you sign up for a class like that just to perv girls they throws ya out. :( Not that I have any experience with that...
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Go to the gym for a bit to learn how to use free weights.

Buy free weights and a bench.
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Free weights are the only way to go. Buy an olympic weight set with bench and squat rack and throw it in the basemant. I've lifted at home since summer. When I started I could barely bench 225 now i'm at almost 300lbs. Great investment.
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Gym...it'* proven that people are much less likely to use home exercise equipment...
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gym, many more things you can do, also theres more people there it might make workin out a little easier
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:33 PM   #18
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Gym...it'* proven that people are much less likely to use home exercise equipment...
IDK, I think home is better. At the gym you have to wait and wait and wait for use of equipment. At home you just walk downstairs and start. Plus, you can prove this statistic wrong.
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I'm too out of shape for exercise.
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Gym...it'* proven that people are much less likely to use home exercise equipment...
IDK, I think home is better. At the gym you have to wait and wait and wait for use of equipment. At home you just walk downstairs and start. Plus, you can prove this statistic wrong.
Not sure what gym you go to, but I have never had to wait for any equipment
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