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 [...]
Here is how to perform this exercises right: Get on the ground and put your hands shoulder width apart. Keep your elbows in while performing it. Start lowering your body towards the ground, inhale while lowering. Get close to the ground and push off the ground, keep your body straight, keep your elbows in and exhale at the top.
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 [...]
Here is the everyone's favorite muscle(after the biceps), the Pectoralis major muscle, (Wikipedia), also called "pecs". The purpose of this article is to educate the athletes, who just started calisthenics training, how to gain strength and muscle with this body weight chest exercises. Body weight chest exercises: Normal push-up Diamond/close grip push-up Elevated push-ups Pike push-ups Dips and straight bar dips You will not find exercises about your inner pecs or outer pecs in this article, there is nothing like inner pecs or outer pecs. In here you will find exercises to build [...]
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. […]