7 Effective Warm Up Routines For Beginners – Calisthenics Fitness Article

7 Effective Warm Up Routines For Beginners Today I’m going to reveal how to warm up for your calisthenics workouts.And this is important:If you are getting injured all the time, this might be just the reason why. In fact, this is probably the number 1 tool for injury prevention. (Yet most beginners think it’s unimportant.)In this post you will learn PRECISELY how you can use your warm up to become stronger than ever.So without further ado, let’s do this!     Let’s take a quick…

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How to Do A Double Under – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How to Do A Double Under Who knew you could burn fat and have fun at the same time? Those of you who’ve been following me for a while probably know that I’m not a fan of “cardio workouts” – but I do love me some jump rope training! Jumping rope burns a ton of calories, plus it’s a great workout for your heart, lungs, legs, grip…and brain! You see, unlike mind-numbing treadmill or stationary bike workouts, jumping rope requires…

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Best Power Tower for Calisthenics [Buyers Guide] – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Best Power Tower for Calisthenics [Buyers Guide] Whether you’re looking for a separate pull up station or another piece of equipment for Calisthenics, eventually you come around to look at the best power towers. This is because it’s a single piece of equipment that lets you perform many different bodyweight exercises. It avoids building up too many different pieces of equipment if all you want is a single solution to exercise various muscle groups successfully at home. While you could try…

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3 dimensional training advice from a zero BS ‘immortal’ athlete. – Calisthenics Fitness Article

3 dimensional training advice from a zero BS ‘immortal’ athlete. I said it 100 times before, if u want to get the best results ie grow quality muscle, get lean, become explosive, stronger, more agile etc then u need to train smart like an athlete!!  Listen up and take note!! When developing fitness and conditioning programs for both athletes and everyday recreational exercisers, traditional training protocols have often focused upon splitting the body into distinct ‘parts’ and exercising muscle groups separately…

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Do you practice what you teach? – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Do you practice what you teach?  Do you believe in what you are teaching others? Or are you regurgitating material that you suspect to be true? Do you practice what you teach or are you “too busy” teaching others? This blog is purely here to help bring some authenticity to what we as “teachers or instructors” pass on as well as asking those attending classes to question things. With my limited knowledge, I am seeing more and more people being taught…

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MONDAY – Raw Calisthenics – FitCalisthenics – Calisthenics Fitness Article

MONDAY – Raw Calisthenics – FitCalisthenics MONDAY – Raw Calisthenics – FitCalisthenics Fit Calisthenics – Routine of the Day  Now this is an advanced way to start your week and it’ll probably make you sore but give it a shot even if you think it’s not your level. Modify where you have to and get it done. The idea of Mondays…

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How to handstand // First Principles – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How to handstand // First Principles If you want to learn how to handstand we need to get straight to the point and make one thing clear from the start… There is no perfect way to learn to handstand! Now we’re all on the same page, let me explain why… If you’re browsing for online ‘how to handstand’ resources, you’re going to find a multitude of potential teachers and coaches. It’s likely that most of them will use a combination…

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16 Killer Intermediate Calisthenics Workouts – Calisthenics Fitness Article

16 Killer Intermediate Calisthenics Workouts We’ve collected the best 16 intermediate calisthenics workouts for beginners who want better results.In this massive post you’ll get:Muscle up routinesBack lever routinesFront lever routinesFundamental rules for muscle growth.And lots more.(It almost seem too good to be true, right?)These intermediate calisthenics workout plans will take your training to the NEXT level.Ready?  Extra Motivational Tips: Download the free guide and discover what little book I used to keep myself motivated while doing these routines and how I used this special…

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Al Kavadlo 2017 Year in Review – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Al Kavadlo 2017 Year in Review “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” –Lucius Annaeus Seneca With 2017 winding down, it’s hard to believe another year is coming to an end. It’s been a good one, and I’m excited to see what 2018 has in store! Here’s a quick look back at some of my personal highlights from the past 365 days: PCC? Yeah you know me!My role as lead instructor for the Progressive Calisthenics Certification once again…

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Wish I Knew About Good Form When I Started Doing Calisthenics – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Wish I Knew About Good Form When I Started Doing Calisthenics – Calisthenics Classes I wish I knew a thing or two about good form when I first began doing calisthenics. Unfortunately, the concept of good form and execution never really crossed my mind as a teenager. In my early days (2008-2012), I focused on the bodybuilding aspect of calisthenics (i.e., sets and reps) and I wasn’t exposed to any information about form. I saw computers and the internet as…

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TOP CALISTHENICS BLOGS – Calisthenics Fitness Article

TOP CALISTHENICS BLOGS div {width:100%;} .12inlineContent {-webkit-transform-style:preserve-3d;transform-style:preserve-3d;} .12_singleLine {white-space:nowrap;display:block;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;word-wrap:normal;} .12_videoIndicator:after {content:””;position:absolute;top:50%;left:50%;width:0;height:0;margin-top:-10px;margin-left:-9px;border:10px solid transparent;border-left:18px solid rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7);} @-webkit-keyframes 12_inner-rotate {% to{opacity:1;-webkit-transform:rotate(115deg);transform:rotate(115deg);}} @keyframes 12_inner-rotate {% to{opacity:1;-webkit-transform:rotate(115deg);transform:rotate(115deg);}} @-webkit-keyframes 12_semi-rotate {% from{-webkit-animation-timing-function:ease-out;animation-timing-function:ease-out;-webkit-transform:rotate(180deg);transform:rotate(180deg);}45%{-webkit-transform:rotate(198deg);transform:rotate(198deg);}55%{-webkit-transform:rotate(234deg);transform:rotate(234deg);}%… This is only a snippet of a Calisthenics Fitness Article written by CaliCerts Read Full Article

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How can yoga asana benefit your life? – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How can yoga asana benefit your life?   Yoga asana is one small chunk from a much bigger pie. Yoga in itself is a life practice and I wholeheartedly admit that I am very early on in that journey. I have specifically homed in on the asana section as I feel this is the ‘gateway’ to the much deeper aspects of the practice for the majority of practitioners, myself being one of them. The proven benefits of asana (generalised) are as follows –  Improved – – Balance / Proprioception- Mobility…

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The Diamond Abs Workout – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The Diamond Abs Workout This is late Fall in the northern hemisphere and I’m releasing a workout for the abs. It’s crazy, right? Actually it’s not. Beach going is not the only reason to have great abs. Abs are extremely important stabilizer muscles AND they look good ANYWHERE. Greek and Romans, for example, knew how important abs are. Their abs were so strong, they left a visible imprint on their armor. This week’s workout consists of four excellent exercises…

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3 Seductive Reasons To Start Doing Calisthenics Every Day – Calisthenics Fitness Article

3 Seductive Reasons To Start Doing Calisthenics Every Day Today are going to learn the 3 most seductive reasons to do calisthenics every day. (You will be surprised when you discover the truth.)Specifically, you’ll discover that calisthenics is more than just a workout.Let’s dive right in!  FREE Beginner Bonus: Download the free ebook and accelerate your calisthenics results. Get the mindset, diet and training tools to take the first steps as a calisthenics beginner.    Contrary to weight lifting in the broadest sense of…

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Front Lever vs Back Lever Exercises – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Front Lever vs Back Lever Exercises Front and Back Lever Exercises: A Fundamental Gymnastics StrengthThe interesting thing about front and back lever exercises is that these are rated A in the Gymnastic Code of Points. That’s right, A. If you’re not familiar with Gymnastics, their scale goes from A to F, with A being the easiest and F being the most difficult. Simply put, they consider it as a basic strength which just shows how difficult the sport really is. It’s not just prancing around or twirling elegantly in the air.…

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How to Hang from a Pull-up Bar by Your Feet – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How to Hang from a Pull-up Bar by Your Feet Ever since I was a kid, I always wanted to be Batman. Now I’m one step closer. The calisthenics foot hang involves hanging upside down from a pull-up bar with no contact points other than the tops of your feet. It’s a fun and challenging exercise that can build foot and leg strength as well as confidence and mental fortitude. Feets of StrengthIn the world of calisthenics, there are some…

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It’s Been a Great Summer for Calisthenics in Leeds. Thank you! – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

It’s Been a Great Summer for Calisthenics in Leeds. Thank you! – Calisthenics Classes I would like to express my sincere GRATITUDE to nature and the universe for bringing sunshine over Meanwood Park and giving me, my students and class members a nice, warm and fairly dry summer weather here in Leeds, UK. In particular, I’m extremely thankful it has never rained in any of my weekly outdoor calisthenics classes. Can you believe it? Well, the sky was thick grey on…

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A QUICK MESSAGE OF GRATITUDE – Calisthenics Fitness Article

A QUICK MESSAGE OF GRATITUDE This kind of thing makes me feel so grateful to be where I am and helps me see the hard work and sacrifices made to create something for others all worth while.  I recently came off social media. 60K followers, gone (20k+ were bots for sure!). The time I was spending communicating with everyone and anyone was slowly draining me. I don’t think people realise how much time/energy goes in to waking up stuuuupid early…

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4.5+ BILLION YEARS OF EVOLUTION … – Calisthenics Fitness Article

4.5+ BILLION YEARS OF EVOLUTION …   4.5+ BILLION YEARS OF EVOLUTION TO BE HERE RIGHT NOW … Do you ever stop and think … how amazing it is to be here, with the millions of things that could have prevented us making it in the past? Our evolution from the primordial swamp to the land and developing to what we are today is nothing short of a miracle and shows the true “Antifragility” of our solar system, planet and our evolution. I…

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Welcome to FitCalisthenics! – FitCalisthenics – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Welcome to FitCalisthenics! – FitCalisthenics What’s going on guys! My name is Carlos Salas and I’ve been doing calisthenics for over 7 years. Throughout my journey, I’ve learned, grown and evolved so much that I now want to share everything I know and even all the things that I discover in the future with everyone. Calisthenics was my way into fitness. After suffering a major injury (torn ACL) while playing soccer, I had to resort to lots of physiotherapy at…

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The “Fireworks” 4th of July Workout – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The “Fireworks” 4th of July Workout It’s that time of the year! Dump the ice bags in the cooler, fill up those water balloons and lather up the sunscreen — it’s the 4th of July! This is a day for family, friends, food (try not to go overboard — we are a fitness website, after all), and of course, fireworks! Maybe you’re the type that takes the family out to a local park to watch the sky light up with…

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Podcast 89 // Q&A, Age, dealing with injury and handstands – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Podcast 89 // Q&A, Age, dealing with injury and handstands Back to the original form of the podcast, answering your questions (some live the podcast as we we’re also on IG Live as we recorded it). We also delve a little deeper into the three topics of; how old is too old for calisthenics, dealing with injury and help for your handstand progress. We love the chance to make a deeper connection with all of you out there and give…

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The Calisthenics Diet: The Definitive Guide To A Killer Body – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The Calisthenics Diet: The Definitive Guide To A Killer Body This is the definitive calisthenics diet guide to a KILLER body.So if you want to:Gain more muscle.Get below 10% body fat.Discover how you can maintain your results.Then you’ll love the actionable diet tips in this effective guide.Let’s dive right in.  FREE Beginner Bonus: Download the free ebook and discover how you can start your calisthenics training for beginners.And how you can make sure you don’t!   If you want to get the results through your…

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How To Maximize Muscle Growth For Calisthenics – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How To Maximize Muscle Growth For Calisthenics Modified training for building muscle massIt’s already been proven that bodyweight training is the key to bigger muscles. Why? Well, it helps develop your strength and endurance in ways you didn’t expect!Your body recognizes how you work, not what you use to make it work. So unlike extreme weight training, bodyweight trainings are more natural, and also has lessened potential lifelong injuries. Here’s a simple explanation for you:With Calisthenics, your muscles are placed in a situation full of tension and weight. That tension causes your muscles…

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Air Baby Tutorial | Al Kavadlo – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Air Baby Tutorial | Al Kavadlo The air baby is an advanced handbalancing exercise that combines strength, balance and skill. It’s a visually breathtaking maneuver that can take years to perfect. The air baby has origins in breakdancing, but it’s also become a trademark move of calisthenics and certain styles of yoga. Though the air baby requires a high level of strength and control, the process of building toward the full movement can help you improve those attributes. Here’s a…

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What Difference is Veggie Vlad Trying to Make in the Calisthenics World? – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

What Difference is Veggie Vlad Trying to Make in the Calisthenics World? – Calisthenics Classes There are probably thousands of incredible calisthenics athletes around the world. You can see them all on social media. Only a small number of them, however, differ from the rest in three ways – they are higher than 6′ 2”, don’t eat meat and have strong legs. I’m training to make a difference in the calisthenics world as a tall vegetarian who can perform the…

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EARLY BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR ME?!! – Calisthenics Fitness Article

EARLY BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR ME?!! div {width:100%;} .12inlineContent {-webkit-transform-style:preserve-3d;transform-style:preserve-3d;} .12_singleLine {white-space:nowrap;display:block;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;word-wrap:normal;} .12_videoIndicator:after {content:””;position:absolute;top:50%;left:50%;width:0;height:0;margin-top:-10px;margin-left:-9px;border:10px solid transparent;border-left:18px solid rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7);} @-webkit-keyframes 12_inner-rotate {% to{opacity:1;-webkit-transform:rotate(115deg);transform:rotate(115deg);}} @keyframes 12_inner-rotate {% to{opacity:1;-webkit-transform:rotate(115deg);transform:rotate(115deg);}} @-webkit-keyframes 12_semi-rotate {% from{-webkit-animation-timing-function:ease-out;animation-timing-function:ease-out;-webkit-transform:rotate(180deg);transform:rotate(180deg);}45%{-webkit-transform:rotate(198deg);transform:rotate(198deg);}55%{-webkit-transform:rotate(234deg);transform:rotate(234deg);}%… This is only a snippet of a Calisthenics Fitness Article written by Read Full Article

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Why everything needs balance …. – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Why everything needs balance …. Have you ever got injured? For most people there has been a time in your life where something has ceased to work to its full potential. The body is incredible at balancing tension via its tensile structure and distributing load via the whole network but if one area comes under too much stress it can break. As one area becomes more mobile another will undoubtedly compensate with structure … this is just one example of balance.  If we…

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MONDAY – Filthy AMRAP – FitCalisthenics – Calisthenics Fitness Article

MONDAY – Filthy AMRAP – FitCalisthenics MONDAY – Filthy AMRAP – FitCalisthenics Fit Calisthenics – Routine of the Day  First day of the week is here and we’re going to kick it off in high gear. Kill this AMRAP by establishing a pace and pushing each round to stay true to it. You got this! 16 minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds…

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The Ultimate Calisthenics Progression Guide – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The Ultimate Calisthenics Progression Guide jump to:   One of the biggest problems with body weight exercises is that its difficult to make the exercise more challenging. When you use weights you can simply grab a heavier weight. When you use your own body weight most people just do more reps. Yet in order to get bigger muscles we need to do low reps. So how do we stay in low rep ranges without “adding weight”? Answer: Do Harder…

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