Originally Posted by Steve Kaspar
can a gymnastic body be achieved by doing the very basics. tons of pushups monday, tons of abs tuesday, tons of dips wednesday and tons of pullups thursday. then repeated...
I would definitely say no. Gymnasts get their bodies from doing things like front levers, planches, maltese, and iron cross.
Also, just working on one exercise one day for hundreds of reps will get you nowhere.
Tell your friend to buy rings, a squat rack, and some bumper plates, and he'll be set.