calisthenics

This book and DVD provide great progressions for bar-based exercises. They also made me realized what a cool guy Al Kavadlo is. I just want to hangout with the guy now.
It's NOT all downhill as you near middle-age. If you've never tested your physical limits, there's still time. I've been able to get stronger than ever and avoid injury using bodyweight exercises.
Dear Coach: It's time for me to change up my routine. My question is, if I'm doing bodyweight exercises are they going to increase my muscle size/definition more than weight lifting?
Three times per week you can workout for free and equipment-free! Try our new bodyweight workouts, coming out every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Jay Cardiello may be a "celebrity trainer" but his book is an outstanding resource for bodyweight movements, and if you're motivated on your own, could be some great workouts, as well.
In the 1st Convict Conditioning the focus was on the 6 fundamental strength movements. In the 2nd book, the goal is “strength-calisthenics” and work on some of the more peripheral parts of the body.
There was one place that the old school calisthenics never died out; a place where the older systems were perfectly preserved, like an ancient insect trapped in amber - in prisons.
This week our essay from featured coach Paul Wade discusses the lost art of bodyweight training and the true strength that can be built on a simple program of progressive calisthenics.
While we normally interview our featured coaches, that was not possible with Paul Wade. No interview and no photos. Why? Because the "convict" in Convict Conditioning is no joke.
Looking for a new and interesting way to get your abdominal muscles warmed up before a workout or before BJJ/MMA training? Check out this kimura warm-up drill.
Coach Traver shows up the "dummy up." Taken from Jiu-Jitsu and MMA, this drill is a great calisthenic exercise to spice up your warm-up or exercise routine.
The squat is the most fundamental movement in CrossFit as well as Olympic lifting.  Here's a quick video outlining proper squat form.