The Secret To Grow Your Back And Grip Strength With Calisthenics


The Secret To Grow Your Back With Calisthenics!

Training your grip and back are the most important thing when building your upper body.

Most people focus on mid-chest when starting their fitness journey, and often end up lacking upper chest, back and grip strength.

This specific muscle groups will be a limiting factor for progress in the long run.

Here are some simple calisthenics training tips to grow your lats and improve grip strength.

1/ Use a "fat grip" to make the pull up bar thicker and activate more forearm contraction. You can also use a towel or t-shirt to thicken the bar if you don't have "Fat Gripz".

2/ Use a wide grip when doing pull ups.

3/ Include wide-grip chin ups in your routine (the external rotation of the shoulder pulls more on the lats muscles and make them more engaged).

4/ Include overhead press exercises in your routine.

5/ Here is an intermediate-advanced calisthenics training routine you can use on your pull and push days:

  • Wide Fat grip pull ups x 55 (11 x 5 sets)
  • Wide Fat grip chin ups x 55 (11 x 5 sets)
  • Push ups x 50 (1 set)
  • Deficit Pike Push ups x 50 (10 x 5 set)
  • Hanging leg raises x 50 (25 x 2 sets)

Use easier variations of each movement if you are a beginner (ex: band assisted pull ups, Australian rows, knee push ups, floor leg raises)

Last but not least, be consistent with your calisthenics training regimen to get the results you want.

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Calisthenics Training FAQ’s


What is Calisthenics Training?
Calisthenics, rooted in the ancient Greek ideals of "Kalos" (beauty) and "Sthenos" (strength), emphasizes both physical and mental fitness. The modern practice integrates elements of classic calisthenics, acrobatics, gymnastics, yoga, and disciplines like breakdancing and parkour. This versatile, bodyweight training method allows you to train anywhere, anytime, without expensive equipment.

What makes Calisthenics different from traditional fitness?
Traditional gym routines can feel repetitive and lack motivation, often requiring costly memberships with inconsistent results. Calisthenics offers a refreshing alternative. By combining aerobic and anaerobic exercises, you'll burn fat, build lean muscle, and witness impressive strength and skill gains, all while enjoying the freedom of training outdoors or indoors. Plus, calisthenics fosters a supportive community, fueling your long-term commitment to fitness.

I am a beginner, do I need to get in shape before I sign up?
You can start no matter what your current level is! Our Online Calisthenics course is designed for every fitness level. Whether you're just starting out or looking to refine your skills, our program guides you in achieving your goals, from gaining strength and mobility to building lean muscle and losing fat.

Can I build muscle with Calisthenics?
Calisthenics is a progressive, functional training discipline that utilizes your own bodyweight for resistance. This evolutive system delivers impressive results, enabling you to shed fat, build strength, and increase mobility and endurance, all while sculpting lean muscle.


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