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

Calisthenics jumps, Plyometrics and Sprints

Calisthenics jumps and also know as Plyometrics are the perfect way to build explosive strength. What is plyometrics? Plyometric training was invented in the  Soviet Union back in 1970s by Yuri Verkhoshansky. Back than, It was know as "shock training". Interest in the shock training begun to increase when everybody saw the superior athletes from the eastern Europe. It was later named Plyometrics by coach Fred Wilt in 1975(field and track coach).Plyometrics comes from Latin, Plyo+metrics which means "measurable increases". Originally plyometrics consisted of only two exercises, the shock jumps and depth jumps. [...]

By | 2015-05-31T09:17:03+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Exercises, Explosive, Leg, Plyometrics|2 Comments

Great exercises for your basketball program

It is a good choice to gain strength by training only with your bodyweight, for some people weight lifting is better, but let’s say you don’t have the luxury to train in a gym, and of course all you have is your body-weight, but that is enough for the strength needed to start dunking. In this article I will talk about the exercises which I perform every 3 days and how to perform them, and a little something about dunking the basketball, because it is not just training, you also need [...]

By | 2015-06-05T14:21:03+00:00 April 29th, 2015|Exercises, Leg, Workout|0 Comments