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Workout of the Week: Weights and Calisthenics Mix Stew Smith is a Navy SEAL veteran who supports the Tactical Strength and Conditioning program of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Winter Motivation "It takes 4 weeks to get used to anything," said Dino Antinori, who I used to run with in the early 1990's. "It's true for exercise, work, or even living with another person." He was 20 years older than me. We ran together regularly and he was full of practical advice on fitness, strength and life in general.
Calisthenics: The Safest Way Kids can Get Fit and Have Fun Too Technology makes life convenient in many ways, but there are some things that it simply cannot do. For example, technology cannot get children fit and healthy. But, in this day and age, technology seems to have seeped into all aspects of our lives, and children have been greatly affected by this change.
Deep Tissue Massages for Muscle Recovery You can only overtrain if you don't recover properly. That is why when I get stiffed or dysfunctional I go do a deep tissue massage for muscle recovery.
Calisthenics Workouts: Why Everyone Should Be Doing It The best calisthenics workouts target multiple compound muscle groups giving you a full body training using only your bodyweight.
Chin-up Bar - For Home and Outdoors This article discusses chin-ups and the exercises you can do on a chin-up bar. Throughout this article we will be discussing several things such as the muscles activated by doing chin-ups, the difference between chin-ups and pull-ups and how chin-up bars work for both indoors and outdoors.
One piece of advice for 2019 It's the time of year when we're all, rightly so, setting goals and dreaming about what we might be able to achieve in 2019. Maybe you're even thinking it's the year you'll redefine that impossible you've been working on for a while.
The 10-Minute Abs Workout That Transformed This Woman’s Core Instructions: For each move, perform as many reps as possible in 45 seconds, then rest 15 seconds. Continue to the next move. After you've completed all four moves, rest for one minute, then repeat the circuit. Complete two rounds total.
How Building an Alpha Male Look Can Improve Life I have to be honest with you and state that fitness literally improved my life in ways I couldn't even think possible, and I believe that regardless of how much we think that fitness is about being strong or aesthetic only, we are wrong because there is a lot more to benefit from it.
Calisthenics club pulls off a popular move WHEN Allstars Calisthenics Academy relocated to Caloundra, the head coach didn't expect participation to more than double. But it did, and the academy has also gone on to be successful in recent state championship titles. Allstars Calisthenics Academy head coach Tarryn Short said there was more to calisthenics than winning.
Working Out on a Tight Schedule? Try Calisthenics Calisthenics in the workplace or at home is a great fitness solution for people on a tight schedule. Calisthenics exercise involves just your body weight, which allows it to be done anytime, anywhere, with no need for equipment or a trip to the gym. Here's why I would highly encourage you to try it no matter how busy your schedule.
11 Moves to Build Your Back Without a Single Weight These 11 back exercises can be performed using just your bodyweight, without the need for equipment like weights or machines.
The 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout for New Dads It's fast and equipment-free, which means you can do it virtually anywhere, anytime, and take back control over your body at a time when so many other things feel completely out of your power. So step away from the kids, clear a space free of toys, and hunker down for the next 15 minutes.
The One Bodyweight Move That Will Uncover Your Abs This bodyweight move that you can do anywhere will reveal your six-pack in no time at all.
Bodyweight Combo Workout Today's bodyweight workout looks like it's just two moves, but really you're combining four moves that you've already done before. You'll start with a goblet squat, but instead of doing the squat over and over, each time you come to the bottom of your squat, you'll place your hands on the floor, jump back into a plank, and do a rainbow plank.
30-Minute Bodyweight Tabata Workout Equinox group fitness instructor Raneir Pollard is back with an advanced HIIT workout that will challenge every major muscle in your body and then some. This.
20-Minute Total-Body Bodyweight Workout Avoid the chaos at the gym and do this three-move at-home workout instead.
Feeling Wonky? These 5 Centering Exercises Can Be Done Anywhere To keep your fitness routine in check whenever you're limited on space or have no equipment, these five exercises can be done anywhere using nothing more than your own body weight and mind. Following the exercises as described, you can fit in about a 30-minute routine that works just about every large muscle group in the body.
Best Weighted Vests for Calisthenics and CrossFit Once thought of as something that only Soldiers and Marines would use, a weighted vest is now a popular item amongst Calisthenics and Crossfit enthusiasts who are looking to add additional weight to their own body weight when exercising.
Podcast Episode 60 Our final podcast episode of 2018 and what a year it's been! We reflect on what has been a very challenging and intense year for the School of Calisthenics as a business as well as reflecting on our own training journeys!
Top 8 Calisthenics Exercises To Get a Wide Back Now that we've discussed what calisthenics is and what these types of exercises can do for you, let us look into the top calisthenics exercises for getting a wider back. Wide pull-ups is a perfect calisthenics exercise for getting a wide back. The key characteristic of this exercise is your grip and the width of this on a pull-up bar.
Try Anna Victoria's Intense Bodyweight Shred Circuit Workout Here, she shares a bodyweight circuit workout from her Shred program that will override everything you ever thought about bodyweight workouts. It combines strength exercises with cardio moves, divided up into three intense circuits. Your muscles won't stop burning and your heart rate won't settle down until you're done with this thing.
This 20-minute HIIT workout will reset your body after Christmas This free workout video includes 20 bodyweight moves that can be done at home or outdoors, without any gym…
What I've learned the last 5 years It's a common time of year to reflect back on what's been happening in our lives, however I've been in a very reflective mood for weeks and months. As I was reflecting on this rather than looking back on just 2018 I was prompted by 'Facebook memories' of what happened 5 years ago this week.
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