Originally Posted by dwayne08
I will be starting a surgical residency in july. I don't anticipate having much free time to work out, and I would also like to minimize expenditures as much as possible. My apt has a basic machine/dumbbell gym. Would it be possible to make gains or are free weights absolutely necessary. Not looking to optimize results here, progress (even if it is slower) would be okay.
Free weights are not absolutely necessary at all.