The Best Exercise for Better Posture


Back bending will tremendously improve your overall fitness and posture.

Practicing it regularly will make your body stronger.

Here is how to get started if you haven’t done it before.

1- Wall Standing Bridge:

  • Stand about one arm length away from a wall, feet a bit wider than shoulder width.
  • Brace your core and lift your arms over head.
  • Reach out to the wall behind you with one arm first, then once one arm is on the wall, bring the second arm to the wall as well.
  • Make sure to flex your knees forward a bit as lean back and apply pressure through your lower body (feet, quads, adductors, hamstrings and glutes) to support the hold.
  • Hold for 10-20 seconds and repeat for 3-5 sets.

2- Ladder step down

  • Use a vertical ladder at your gym or park to progress step by step just like I am doing in the video.
  • Start at a comfortable height and make your way down step by step.
  • Step on your toes to ease the range of motion as you are getting lower.Push your glutes up and open your rib...
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A Beginner's Guide to Running Longer


A Beginner's Guide to Running Longer

Are you tired of feeling winded after a short jog?

Do visions of long-distance runs fill you with dread, not excitement?

Well, even if you weren't born with a runner's physique, you can absolutely train yourself to get better at it!

This guide, specifically designed for beginners, will give you a strategic approach to improve your running endurance and unlock sustainable running.

Through dedication and a smart training plan, anyone can develop the ability to run farther and faster.

This article will detail a beginner-friendly protocol that will have you transforming your running skills in no time!

Building Your Base: The Pyramid Protocol

This program utilizes the "pyramid workout" structure, a strategic approach that eases you into running and gradually increases intensity. Imagine the workout as a pyramid shape – you'll start slow and gradually build up your pace before slowing down again.

Here's a breakdown of the pyramid protocol:


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Weighted Calisthenics Leg Workout - Part 2


Weighted Calisthenics Leg Workout - Part 2

Greetings warriors!

Welcome back to the second installment of our weighted calisthenics leg workout!

I hope you felt the burn with Part 1!

Now let’s torch your lower body muscles even further!

This session focuses on building explosive power in your quads, strengthening your hamstrings and glutes, and working out those important calves all with the power of bodyweight training and strategic weighting.

Weighted Squats with Resistance Band: (15-20 reps x 5 sets)
The weighted squat is a staple in any leg workout, and incorporating a resistance band adds a new dimension of challenge. The band provides additional tension throughout the movement, pushing your quads to work harder. Due to the combined resistance of the band and weight vest, your range of motion might be slightly limited. Don't worry, though! Focus on maintaining proper form by keeping your back straight, core engaged, and squatting down as low as comfortably possible (ideally...

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Weighted Calisthenics Leg Workout - Part 1


Weighted Calisthenics Leg Workout - Part 1

Calisthenics training which utilizes your own bodyweight as resistance, also offers weighted options and a vast playground for sculpting strong and defined legs.

It's all about being creative and understanding how to effectively target specific muscle groups.

Today, we'll dive into a weighted calisthenics leg workout designed to fire your leg muscles, and build a solid foundation for any sport!

Before diving into the workout, let's explore the advantages of incorporating weighted calisthenics into your leg training:

Progressive Overload: Weighted calisthenics allows you to gradually increase training intensity by adding external weight (e.g., weight vest, backpack filled with books) to bodyweight exercises. This challenges your muscles to adapt and grow stronger.

Functional Strength: Calisthenics movements often mimic real-world actions, making your leg strength translate to improved athletic performance and better everyday functionality.


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How to Start Calisthenics: 8 Steps Beginner Ab Workout


How to Start Calisthenics: 8 Steps Beginner Ab Workout

Calisthenics, using your own bodyweight for resistance, is a fantastic way to build core strength and improve overall fitness.

It's accessible, requires minimal equipment, and offers a wide range of exercises targeting different muscle groups.

When it comes to calisthenics, a strong core is essential.

This blog post will guide you through eight beginner-friendly ab exercises, helping you build a solid foundation for a sculpted midsection.

Why Core Strength Matters

Your core, encompassing your abdominal muscles, lower back, and hips, is the powerhouse of your body. It provides stability during movement, protects your spine, and improves posture. A strong core translates to better performance in all aspects of exercise, from resistance training to running. Additionally, a strong core can help alleviate back pain and improve overall balance.

Unlocking Your Lower Abs: The Power of Knee Raises

Knee raises are a fundamental...

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How To Start Calisthenics: Your 5-Step Guide to Mastering Dips


How To Start Calisthenics: Your 5-Step Guide to Mastering Dips.

Dips are essential calisthenics upper body exercises.

They sculpt powerful triceps, engage your chest and shoulders, and build impressive upper body strength.

But mastering dips requires dedication, proper progression, and a solid foundation in bodyweight training.

This guide outlines a 5-step calisthenics progression specifically designed to propel you towards achieving full dips. It utilizes readily available equipment and focuses on progressive overload, gradually increasing the difficulty as you gain strength.

Remember, consistency is key!

Aim for 3 sessions per week minimum with rest days in between to allow your muscles to recover and rebuild stronger.

Step 1: Building the Base with Box Dips

Box dips are your gateway to achieving full dips. Find a sturdy bench or chair that allows you to comfortably lower yourself until your elbows are bent at a 90-degree angle.

Here's how to perform box dips

  • Sit on the edge of...
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Your Guide to Mastering Squats: Calisthenics Leg Workout


Your Guide to Mastering Squats: Calisthenics Leg Workout

Squats are the undisputed king of lower body exercises.

They build strength, improve mobility, and sculpt those quads and glutes. But don't be fooled by their simplicity. Squats can be challenging, especially for beginners.

If you've ever struggled to achieve proper squat form or felt discouraged by limited depth, you're not alone.

However, mastering the squat is an investment in your calisthenics training. Strong legs are the foundation for for a healthy body. The good news is, with dedication and the right progression, anyone can unlock the power of the squat.

Building Your Squat Foundation:
This guide outlines a step-by-step approach to mastering squats, incorporating progressions that cater to different fitness levels. Remember, consistency is key. Aim for 3 sessions per week. Start on Monday and don’t rest more than 2 days in a row.

Step 1: Assess and Improve Your Mobility

Before diving into full squats, it's crucial...

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Simple Calisthenics Routine For Chest and Back!


Simple Calisthenics Routine For Chest and Back!

Fitness does not have to be complicated!

Whatever the day is, you should never make excuses for not training.

It does not have to be a 2 hour calisthenics training session everyday.

Here is one of my favorite calisthenics set that will give you a great chest and back pump, in a short amount of time.

1. We start with the pull over

This is a great move to combine pulling and pushing within the same movement.

It's also a great and safe alternative to the muscle up to get over the bar, if you can't do muscle ups yet!

Do 1-3 muscle ups per set.

2. Single Bar Dips

Great triceps and chest calisthenics exercise. The main difference with classic dips is that you are relying on only one bar, giving you less balance, hence requiring more core activation and overall control through the movement.

Do 5-10 dips per set.

3. Lat flies

  • This is a calisthenics training exercise you may not be familiar with, although it's a staple for shoulder health and...
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I Fasted For 24 hours, Here is What I learned


I Fasted For 24 hours, Here is What I learned!

In our fast-paced world, the concept of "fasting" might seem counterintuitive.

We're constantly bombarded with messages about the importance of "fueling our bodies" and consuming regular meals.

However, studies show that fasting can offer a wide range of health benefits.

What is 24-Hour Fasting?
Unlike traditional calorie restriction diets, 24-hour fasting involves abstaining from all food and calorie-containing beverages (excluding water, black coffee, and unsweetened tea) for a 24-hour window. This window can be adjusted to fit your schedule, starting with your last meal one day and ending with your first meal the next day. After completing the 24-hour fast, you can resume your regular healthy eating habits.

Benefits of 24-Hour Fasting:

1. Enhanced Cellular Repair: During a 24-hour fast, the body shifts its focus from digestion to cellular repair processes. This can lead to increased autophagy, a cellular housekeeping mechanism that...

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Calisthenics Home Push Day!


Calisthenics Home Push Day!

The rain is a good excuse to do push ups at home!

Since calisthenics training is the most accessible and versatile form of training, it's a great way to get your workout at home when it's raining heavy outside.

Mix these 5 push ups to target different chest and core angles through your workout!

-Wall pike
-Reverse grip chest to floor
-Classic chest to floor
-Shoulder & Knee taps
-Pike shrugs

Aim for explosive reps and clean form!

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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...

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