One Arm Push Up – Progression Exercises

I can not start an article about one arm push ups without mentioning Rocky. Most of the people reading this probably have probably seen one arm push up from the Rocky movie(link to the training scene for all the Stalone fans). The one arm push up has a difficulty level of 8 out of 16 based on the difficulty chart by Steven Low in his book Overcoming Gravity. Keep in mind that based on his chart Full Planche on Rings is 14 out of 16. And yes there are humans("humans") who can do [...]

By | 2017-09-28T20:36:34+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Blog, Exercises, Pushing|0 Comments

Leg Raises – The Free Way to Getting Ripped Core Muscles

I've been browsing through the sport section in Amazon to see some sturdy good products... But I saw a lot of ab products that are just made to collect dust in the corner of the room. With a simple pull up bar and a bit of imagination you can get a ripped abs in no time. In 6 minutes actually. Just kidding, obviously. You have to put some effort into it. Enter... Leg raises The one exercise that you don't need money to perform. Well technically, you need something like a pull [...]

By | 2017-09-13T17:46:31+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Blog, Core, Exercises|0 Comments

How to do more pull ups?

What I'm going to show you in this article is how to bust out of a plateau. If you did the same reps for more than 5 workouts in a row, you are probably in a plateau. What is a plateau? The plateau effect is a force of nature that lessens the effectiveness of once effective measures over time. The plateau effect is a state that is experienced when the human body fails to respond to exercise that has proven effective in the past, similar to the concept of diminishing returns. A [...]

By | 2016-01-26T21:59:33+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Blog, Exercises, Pulling|3 Comments

Body Weight Shoulder Exercises at Home, read it and start training

Here you will find the best body weight shoulder exercises, that you can do at your place. You can read the article for 5 minutes and start the workout immediately after that, here is a little how-to on warming up. Start training! I know that you probably train every day and you don't see any strength or muscle gains in your shoulder muscles. When you get stuck in a plateau do something different, don't try harder, it may help, but it may be a waste of time. The best choice is to try [...]

By | 2015-11-01T20:18:28+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Blog, Exercises, Pushing|0 Comments

Lower Back Calisthenics Exercises

In this article, I will discuss the various types of strength gaining only with lower back calisthenics exercises. I've listed exercises for beginners and also exercises for intermediate athletes. Exercises in this article: Reverse Leg Raise Superman/Hyper Extension Single-leg Romanian deadlift Headstand leg raise You CAN build up strength in your lower  back muscles with body-weight exercises It is not what everybody says, that you need to do weighted exercises like the deadlift to build up strength in your lower back. You can do it by using only your body-weight, if you can do [...]

By | 2015-11-01T20:19:41+00:00 June 20th, 2015|Blog, Exercises|0 Comments

Basic Calisthenics Training Program – Leg exercises

Finally Leg Day! Here are some of the basic leg exercises you can start with. In this article I will discuss the next leg exercises: Squat Lunge Wall sit Bulgarian squat/Bulgarian split squat If you've never done sports, strength training or any similar activity, than you should start with Squat, Lunge and Wall sit. And when you feel confident performing the lunge(without support), than you should advance to the Bulgarian split squat. Your ultimate goal is the Pistol Squat(simply said one leg squat). If you are trying to gain explosive strength, [...]

By | 2015-06-08T14:09:32+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Basic, Blog, Exercises, Leg|0 Comments

The Best Muscle up Progression Exercises

So you went to the park, and you started doing pull ups and dips, and you saw some kid doing something like a combination of pull up and dip, this exercise is called Muscle up, and you thought to yourself, that this move looks cool and easy and you try it, but you can not bring yourself above the bar. And you try again few times probably(that is what I did), and you failed. And let me tell you something, it took me quite some time to do it, with both [...]

By | 2016-02-13T17:33:57+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Blog, Exercises, Explosive, Pulling, Workout|2 Comments

Basic Calisthenics Training Program – Pushing exercises

In this post I will discuss the basic pushing exercises you can start with. And here are the exercises: Push ups Diamond push ups Bench dip and Dips L-sit Are you just starting out with strength training? OK, this article is just for you. I will explain some of the basic exercises, that you can start with right now. If you can not perform any of those, I got something for you too. […]

By | 2015-05-31T09:07:35+00:00 May 30th, 2015|Basic, Blog, Exercises, Pushing|0 Comments

Basic Calisthenics Training Program – Pulling exercises

This Article is for all the basic pulling exercises you can start with. The exercises that I will discuss are: Passive hang Body-weight Inverted Row Chin up Pull up Developing your muscles right is very important,so before you start your strength training journey, check your body posture before that. Your body posture will tell you, which joints you have to work on. If you have bad posture you are risking to slow your progress down. Work on your body first than on your muscles! And if you don't have a park with pull [...]

By | 2015-06-04T20:49:53+00:00 May 27th, 2015|Basic, Blog, Exercises, Pulling|16 Comments

Basic Calisthenics Training Program – Core Exercises

In this article I will describe some of the basic core exercises for building strength, to help you perform all the hard exercises you want to do. This is going to be a series of articles for all the new guys with no experience in strength training at all. I start with one of my favorite muscle group. If you are planing to train only with your body weight, than you should do a lot of core exercises, to build up the strength for all the future moves I will show [...]

By | 2015-05-31T09:13:08+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Basic, Core, Exercises|22 Comments