Training in my garage

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  1. ItalianTiger

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    I have been training a lot in my garage, basically I have been getting really frustrated because no matter how hard I push myself I still get tired quickly. I think it has something to do with the room, I can barely breathe in their at times and I was wondering just how dangerous it is to be training in there? Right now, it's the only place I can train but if it's destroying my conditioning than I think I should stop training in there. What do you guys think?
     
  2. Grey_Steel

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    Does the garage door open? I never had a problem training in my garage and it's pretty small. As long as the air is fresh, sometimes adversity or a disadvantage (such as space) can lead to new paths.
     
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    I usually keep the garage door closed, but I'll start opening it up.
     
  4. Grey_Steel

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    There was a time when I trained in a shad outside that was 12 ft by 10 ft and filled with junk that I had to move out (as much as I could) to make enough room for me to hit a bag I would hang up. I could only kick from two sides and couldn't move around the bag or step back much due to the storage I had in there. I would die of heat in the summer and freeze (until I warmed up) in the winter. You make the best of what you have if you really want to train. A garage can be a great workout space and i use mine. In the winter I keep the door closed. It's not heated so it's a little cold but it isn't uncomfortable. In the warmer weather I open the door. Hey...if you had to train in a jail cell for 5 years you'd be the wrong guy to try and mug in an elevator right!! Make the best of what you have.

    Open the door, get a fan...an air purifier ...whatever.
     
  5. PMC

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    I'd assume it would help with your breathing, since its thicker air..

    but again. im not exactly the best person to give advise
     
  6. ItalianTiger

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    There's also some gasses in there so I was just wondering if it was ok to breath that stuff in.
     
  7. JinKazama

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    as long as the garage door is open i dont see the problem

    unless u got the car running in there with u
     
  8. YAPUREHEAVYDAFT

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    Gasses?.
    Yeah close the door and leave the car on for about 15-20 then you should be able to breath OK might just be one last big one though.
    Only kidding but how hot does it get?.
    If im training cardio on a hot day indoors with little ventilation i find it hard to breathe but if i go for a run first thing on a cold morning i dont have the same problem.
    Keep the door open and buy a good large fan thats what i do when im training inside.
     
  9. YAPUREHEAVYDAFT

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    How dusty is it?.If its real bad it wont do you any good at best.
    Can you not go to a gym?.There seems to be one every were now probably got one in space.
    Also a spray bottle with water is good to cool down with.
     
  10. MMAftfw**

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    I train in mine when im not at my gym, or the gym I work at. I just have a heavy bag different gloves, a jump rope, focus mitts for when a friend or someone is over and thats about it. I never have really had a problem but I know I cant stand working out when the door is closed, i'd give it a run with it open and see if that helps.
     
  11. rEdShawks

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    IF the air is "polluted" from a old car , lawn mower, or other stuff it can be hurting ure health
     
  12. lil_ric23

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    what type of training are you doing? weightlifting, boxing, cardio?
     
  13. changes2008

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    THATS Horrible! :icon_twis
    hahahah thanks for the laugh.
     

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