The key metric for training is progress. It is the only way to see if your workout routines are efficient or not.
So let's talk about 2 types of explosive push ups that will take your workout to the next level.
This will increase your strength, speed and overall push up performance.
Watch the video and take on the challenge!
The handstand is an amazing skill to practice.
It's a great tool to increase your physical strength and balance. It is also great for the mind as it teaches us a way to meditate.
I released a Special 2 Week Handstand Program on the OnlineCalisthenics.com platform. So members, go ahead, check in your course library and dive right in! Start implementing the program to build a solid handstand. You can log in here.
Here is also a video to show you how to get better at it in the meantime.
I go over 3 great exercises that you can do anywhere.
These will help you get a straight line while you are upside down, get better shoulder alignment and more flexible hips.
Let's talk about 3 great calisthenics exercises, to workout your obliques without equipment and build a bulletproof core.
A lot of people focus on "folding" their core muscle when working on their abs, but rotations and side movements are often under-trained.
But the obliques have a very important role!
They're the muscles that run along the sides of the waist, from the ribs to the hip bones. We use them when we twist our torso, or bend down to one side or the other.
So include the following movements to your workout routine:
You could, for example, do 3-5 sets of 5-10 repetitions or 5-10 seconds, per exercise.
Abs are what people focus on the most, when starting their fitness and calisthenics journey.
Here is a video where I cover 3 of the best, no equipment exercises, to build a strong core.
These drills are great for beginners but it also works if you are advanced.
I personally use them all the time, just making them a little harder than a beginner would.
Those 3 exercises all have one thing in common: they make you lift and control your legs with your core section.
Building strong abs start here!
One of the main things I got from doing calisthenics is a strong lower core section.
In this video, I will show you 3 great exercises to use in your workout to get a solid core.
These are intermediate-advanced movements and will be a game changer if you haven't tried them yet!
You can build your core workout around these movements and use it to make progress with your front lever and pulling strength.
Aim at doing 5-10 repetitions or seconds of static hold per exercise. Repeat for 3 to 5 rounds.
Here are 3 movements for a great full body calisthenics workout.
They require no-equipment and each provide a full body workout. There are many benefits to using these moves.
One of them is to burn calories quicker, by using a larger amount of muscles.
So this can be the ultimate bodyweight workout, when you combine it with some pulling exercises.
These are movements suitable for any level, and great to learn mobility if your are starting calisthenics.
Getting results is what everybody commits to on January 1st.
Then some do, some don't.
So here is a video where I talk about 4 of the best calisthenics exercises to gain real strength, and build muscle in the process.
While a lot of people are looking for fancy things to do to get strong, calisthenics foundation movements are the best tool to build both strength and muscle mass.
By making the adjustments I show you in the video, you will take those movements and your strength to the next level.
Performing these movements will increase your strength.
Keep in mind that your results will depend on factors such as your diet (what food do you eat, how much, when), rep count & sets, pace, movements range of motion, intensity, frequency of training and consistency overtime.
Let's chat about how to get out of your comfort zone and be successful with your workouts!
Wether you are just getting started with calisthenics or already are an advanced athlete or been lifting for a long time, you will find ideas to work on, to break out of your comfort zone and make progress!
Here are some ideas and case scenario that may resonate with you:
Now is always the best time to start!
Here are 7 tips to boost your strength and get better at calisthenics overall.
In this video, I'll show you how to strengthen essential muscles to increase your mobility and workout results.
Learning detailed techniques and methods is the key to progress.
Practice these key mobility and strength elements consistently, to see improvement and results.
Implement these tips when you practice any calisthenics movement. Your form will improve and your strength will increase.
Results are a product of technique and consistency.
You will find many more new techniques and programs, to start building strength in our full online course.
Here are 3 fun and dynamic push up variations that will help you build strength and speed.
Those push ups are great to get a strong chest and core. It will also be challenging your coordination and overall balance and endurance.
Practice these 3 types of push ups regularly. You can substitute or start your classic push up sessions with these variations.
Aim at shorter sets (3-5 reps) to start learning the skills, then increase your rep count as needed (10+).