5 Mass-Building Home Gym Workouts On A Budget!

There's no need for fancy equipment when first starting out. Here are equipment ideas and 5 home-gym workouts for beginners and anyone wanting to train on their own time!

Setting up a home gym is a great alternative for people who can't afford a gym membership, are short on time, or just don't like exercising in public. With the right equipment available, a mass-building workout can certainly be implemented.

In fact, many champion bodybuilders began training in their homes using only basic equipment and many still do today. There's no need for fancy equipment when first starting out, but as time progresses, more equipment will be needed for continual muscle-building.

Richard Choueiri
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There's No Need For Fancy Equipment When First Starting Out.

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    The mass-building equipment listed below is optional, but can provide an even greater variety of exercises. It is especially recommended for advanced trainees.

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Home Mass-Building Workouts
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There are five mass-building workouts below. Depending on home equipment availability and your current level of fitness, you will need to choose the workout that suits you best. No matter which workout you choose, make sure you take two to three days off from the gym to rest and recover from all of the training.

Since the workouts are for mass building, the amount of reps per set for most exercises will range from medial to low. However, proper form must be maintained during the execution of all exercises to avoid injury. Also, to further prevent injury, the first set of each exercise is to be performed with light weights for warm-up purposes. The only exclusion to this is the push-up, pullup, and crunch, none of which need a warm-up set.

Richard Choueiri
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Proper Form Must Be Maintained During The Execution Of All Exercises.

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Beginner Mass-Building Workout #1
(Dumbbells and Flat/Incline Bench)

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Beginner Mass-Building Workout #2
(Barbell, Barbell Weight Set, and Flat/Incline Bench)
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Beginner Mass-Building Workout #3
(Dumbbells, Barbell, Barbell Weight Set, and Flat/Incline Bench)
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Beginner Mass-Building Workout #4
(Home Gym Machine)
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Advanced Mass-Building Workout
(Dumbbells, Barbell, Barbell Weight Set, Flat/Incline Bench, Pull-Up Bar, Power Rack)
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As long as you consistently follow the workout regimens, you should notice an increase in muscle mass within a couple of weeks. Keep in mind that muscle building takes time, so be patient and take it one day at a time.

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raufali687
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raufali687

do i do this every other day or 4 days straight?

Mar 15, 2012 3:50pm | report
 
sheik007

straight

Apr 2, 2013 12:41pm | report
goldkoast
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goldkoast

Hi,thanks for the video.im just wondering, what weight should the dumbbells be? Do the workouts use different weight or the same?

Oct 16, 2013 4:34am | report
 
goldkoast
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goldkoast

Hi,thanks for the video.im just wondering, what weight should the dumbbells be? Do the workouts use different weight or the same?

Oct 16, 2013 4:34am | report
 
yardeysupreme
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yardeysupreme

If you want to lose weight as well i.e on the belly, when and where do you incorporate cardio? Or will this workout alone help you get cut all over?

May 5, 2015 5:49am | report
 
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