Calisthenics Leg Exercises for Mass and Strength
Muscle Building

Calisthenics Leg Exercises for Mass and Strength

It’s all a myth that you can’t build massive and extremely strong legs with calisthenics exercises alone. Hence, I want to give you 5 of my best calisthenics leg exercises for mass, muscular endurance, strength and explosiveness: Box Jumps One Leg Squats or Pistols Frog Jumps Regular Bodyweight Squats Sprints or Hill Sprints Exercise X-Ray While these exercises may strike

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Upper Body Calisthenics Circuit Workout
Muscle Building

Upper Body Calisthenics Circuit Workout

There is no progress in bodyweight training without doing upper body circuit workouts. These calisthenics circuits are always based on the fundamental pull-ups, dips and pushups. They are very hard workouts that will overload the muscles and the cardiovascular system. When you do calisthenics circuits, you gradually build the intensity as you move from an exercise to another with a

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most essential ring exercises
Muscle Building

10 Most Essential Ring Exercises for Strength and Muscles

If you are searching for the best and most essential compound ring movements to increase your strength and muscle size, then here is my list with 10 basic ring exercises I do frequently: Ring Dips Body Rows or Horizontal Pull-Ups Wide Ring Pull-Ups Pull-Ups with Rotation Ring Flies Full Leg-Raises Ring Pushups with Abduction Assisted Pistol Squats L-Sit Pull-Ups Assisted

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Best Calf Exercises and Training Method
Muscle Building

Best Calf Exercises and Training Method

Calves are undoubtedly the hardest muscles to train and develop. Yet, it is possible to build definition and size if patient and do the right exercises, but even more importantly, if you do the right type of training. There is nothing more masculine from an aesthetic perspective than having diamond-shaped calves. Possessing big arms and shoulders isn’t that impressive as

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100 Pull Ups in Pyramid Workout
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100 Pull Ups Under 20 Minutes: Pyramid Workout

Doing 100 pull-ups is always a nice number for me to reach, especially when I plan on doing it as fast as possible. It’s also time-efficient, so it fits well into a busy schedule, and honestly, 100 pull-ups can definitely burn out the muscles if the pause is the shortest possible. Whenever my goal is to train the pulling muscles

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Weighted Calisthenics Workout for Upper Body
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Weighted Calisthenics Workout for Upper Body

Doing weighted calisthenics workouts, especially for the upper body, brings a new and interesting element to strength and muscle gain bodyweight training. It spices up the training program in general, and it brings advantages like recruiting the largest muscle fibers, activating and training them to fatigue. I like to utilize weighted calisthenics once in a while because it’s a great

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Calisthenics Leg Workout
Muscle Building

Calisthenics Leg Workout (No Equipment Required)

I am one of those few calisthenics athletes who train the legs even more than the upper-body, and because I’ve built them quite muscular and athletic, I want to offer you two of my calisthenics leg workouts. It will require absolutely no equipment, and you can train at home or everywhere else you prefer. Follow along with the explanations as

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Tips to Build Muscles with Calisthenics
Muscle Building

10 Best Tips to Build Muscles with Calisthenics

I assembled a list of 10 essential and best tips to build muscles with calisthenics training. It doesn’t matter if you just began bodyweight training or you have some experience with it already, my suggestions apply to everyone, myself included. Do Basic and Compound Calisthenics Exercises Trust me that in reality, to build muscles with calisthenics, you don’t need more

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Bodyweight Workout Plan
Muscle Building

Bodyweight Workout Plan for Beginners and Intermediates

Here is a 2-weeks bodyweight workout plan for beginners and intermediates, divided into ten calisthenics workouts that you can do at home, in your garage, the yard, or anywhere else you improvised a space dedicated to training. Generally, you need nothing more than an empty floor space, but specific exercises require some minimum gear. Thus, you need a pull-up bar,

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Bodyweight Chest Workout
Muscle Building

Bodyweight Chest Workout: 4 Basic Calisthenics Exercises

In this article, I want to offer you a fundamental and yet very effective bodyweight chest workout that you can also do at home if you are in quarantine. It’s a simple calisthenics routine based on 4 essential moves or exercises: Regular Pushups Bodyweight Dips Elevated-Pushups, and Pushups with Adduction. It requires almost no equipment besides stripes (TRX), parallel bars

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Volume Needed in Calisthenics to Build Muscles
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How Much Volume is Enough To Build Muscles with Calisthenics

How much volume is enough to build muscles with calisthenics exercises? Or other said, how much volume or sets and reps do you need in every workout and week to stimulate muscle growth with bodyweight training? These are two frequent questions I come across quite often within my community, especially because many know me already of the high-volume calisthenics training

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Bodyweight Workout to Grow Biceps and Back Muscles
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Bodyweight Workout to Grow Biceps and Back Muscles

Throughout the past years, I’ve successfully done dozens of different bodyweight workouts to grow biceps and back muscles. Still, all based on essential and fundamental exercises because, in my opinion, after years of bodyweight training, you don’t need sophisticated exercises or routines to get stronger or muscular. Simplicity was and still is the key to grow muscles and strength with

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Bodyweight Exercises for Shoulders
Muscle Building

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Shoulders. A Quick Home Workout!

In bodyweight training, shoulders typically get loads of work additionally as we train our pull-ups, body rows, dips, and pushups. But if there is an extra necessity for shoulder development, then you have to integrate a few dedicated bodyweight exercises in completion. In this article, I show you my best shoulder bodyweight exercises that you can also perform at home

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Calisthenics Activate All Muscle Fibers
Muscle Building

Muscle Fibers Calisthenics Exercises Activate and How to Promote Growth

To clearly understand how and why calisthenics exercises promote muscle and strength growth, you have to know what types of muscle fibers they activate. Then matters the training method, duration, volume, intensity and how you organize these bodyweight exercises in a way that suits your goal and stimulates hypertrophy too. The muscular system consists of three major muscle types: Cardiac

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Calisthenics Methods for Muscles
Muscle Building

Which Calisthenics Methods Are Best for Muscle Growth?

A lot of confusion and discussions were generated everywhere, back and forth, regarding the best methods in calisthenics for muscle growth. Calisthenics enthusiasts are curious about which methods should they focus more amongst the multitude that exists. Is it sets & reps (classic bodybuilding style), circuit training, pyramids, ladders, or full-body workouts? Some of them categorized as high-intensity training whilst others

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ABS Calisthenics Exercises
Muscle Building

4 Calisthenics Exercises for Strong Core and ABS

If you quickly scan the internet for abs exercises, then you will find hundreds of them, different methods, and explanations, all claiming essentially best to develop a strong core and visible abs too. In reality, you need no more than the four exercises you need to be consistent with to build your abdominals and lower back muscles nice and strong.

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Why You Don't Have Results with Calisthenics Training
Muscle Building

Make Gains and Build Muscles with Calisthenics

There are solid reasons why you are not having results in bodyweight training and I can offer you my approach to finally make gains and build muscles with calisthenics. I know it’s frustrating, training bodyweight for a year or two, putting in the effort, work ethic, and time, only to realize you made no significant improvement. Then, of course, self-doubt

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Pull-Up Workout For Back And Biceps
Muscle Building

The Most Effective Pull-Up Workout for Back and Biceps

I want to reveal to you my most effective pull-up workout for back and biceps muscles. I’ve discovered after years of calisthenics training that certain routines lie at the foundation of growing strength and muscles. This calisthenics routine is one I always loved doing and did more frequently than any other in the past years. My biceps and back muscles

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Ripped with Calisthenics Training
Muscle Building

Getting Ripped with Calisthenics. Progressive Overload or Volume?

It shouldn’t be a mystery anymore whether calisthenics can get you ripped and extremely strong. The world is full of bodyweight athletes who proved you can grow an extremely muscular body. Thus, the only question left is about the pathway. Because I successfully developed a ripped body with calisthenics and packed at least 20 pounds of beef over the past

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Keep Muscles and Burn Body Fat
Muscle Building

How to Cut Stored Fats and Keep Muscle Mass

Gaining lean mass is the hardest achievement in bodybuilding regardless if you are doing bodyweight fitness or weight-lifting. That is why people often choose to bulk-up and go through a cutting phase after. Except that very few actually know how to get jacked afterward. Having a big size and great strength is incredible. Still, nothing looks more impressive and performs

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handstand pushups for shoulders
Muscle Building

How to Grow Big and Strong Shoulders with Handstand Pushups

Generally speaking, in calisthenics, only a handful of compound exercises are truly effective for growing shoulders and those are definitely the handstand pushups. The majority of bodyweight exercises generate low resistance and tension and because of that, they are most effective for muscular endurance. The best example of light exercises would be pushups. They are easier than pull-ups or handstand

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Muscle Building

Benefits of The Full Body Workout. HIIT, Sprints and Calisthenics Circuits

There is so much to benefit from doing full-body workouts with regularity. A full-body workout routine is a combination of all the functional movements based on real-world situational biomechanics. Functional movements usually involve gross motor movement involving the core musculature, which refers to the muscles of the abdomen and spine, such as segmental stabilizers. Calisthenics or bodyweight training relies on

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Exercises to Grow Back and Biceps
Muscle Building

5 Calisthenics Exercises to Grow Back and Biceps

In the calisthenics realm, pull-ups are the best exercises to grow back and biceps muscles! They develop an iron forged upper body, be it in the application of new calisthenics like Street Workout or old calisthenics, meaning basic high rep training. Both of these styles require you to work with pullups religiously if growing impressive back and biceps is what

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Grow Muscles with Calisthenics
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Hypertrophy Training With Calisthenics. How To Do It?

Hypertrophy is the process that involves an increase in the size of the skeletal muscle. It is a reaction triggered primarily by certain types of workouts stimulating the muscle cells to increase in volume. This process occurs over a long period and only if followed by a proper diet and rest. Is it possible to grow muscles with calisthenics? It

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high volume calisthenics training
Muscle Building

Training with High Volume Calisthenics Workouts. Why and How?

High volume calisthenics is an old training mechanism used by classic bodyweight bodybuilders to enhance strength and muscularity. It mostly consists of the very basic and big movements such as pull-ups, pushups, dips, squats, leg raises, and their variants. Nowadays, many professional athletes and even the army does high-volume calisthenics training. They utilize high-volume calisthenics for conditioning and strength purposes mostly,

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Muscle Building

5 Steps to Build Legs and Calves Muscular and Strong

These are the best practices and training methods that help you build legs and calves extremely muscular and powerful. We are all familiar with classic chicken leg syndrome: massive and well developed upper body supported by toothpick legs that looks neither aesthetic nor athletic. Unfortunately, this is a state exhibited by a lot of Street Workout enthusiastic and hardcore gym rats.

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