bodyweight exercise

This twelve-week cycle of bodyweight workouts will focus on core stability and overall strength, in order to build a strong foundation for strict pull ups.
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Which is better, bodyweight exercise or weight training? The answer is neither is better. In fact, often you will get more benefit if you use both approaches together.
A new study suggests bodyweight exercise might burn more calories than we previously thought.
If you wait until the first day of basic training to start preparing you will fight an uphill battle. Going in physically and mentally strong will provide you with the confidence you need.
Consider this article to be a user’s manual of sorts for the pistol, complete with a step-by-step progression as well as a troubleshooting guide.
In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates four unusual variations of the burpee, utilizing a barbell, a medicine ball, and a set of rings.
The dip is not as simple as it looks. It requires strength, stability, and range of motion. Here are some guidelines for safely and effectively building yourself up to dips and ring dips.
In this video, Ben describes and demonstrates a simple progression for learning from a one-armed push up.
This short cycle will focus on endurance, agility, and recovery. All workouts in this cycle will be 20 minutes or less allowing extra time for mobility and recovery work.
Pistol squats are the bane of my existance. So I put this video together to help all those who struggle with this challenging, but fun movement.
This is no ordinary 64-year-old. This is a man who used to be overweight and out of shape. Until, at the age of 55, he decided to do something about it.
This week I'm going to address mobility, movement, and good body position in the chest-to-bar pull up. Think, "lovely and tall."
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, why fascia matters, programming for CrossFit, and more!
Upon blundering through the handstand straddle one day, I realized my approach was chaotic and unfocused. I was practicing consistently, but I was getting inconsistent results.
Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal. That is, provided you know how to use it! There's doing push ups - and there's doing push ups well.
Feeling down about getting up? Here are ten ways you can repair bad movement in your pull ups, strengthen your muscles, and get yourself over that bar.