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How My Attitude to Calisthenics Has Evolved – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How My Attitude to Calisthenics Has Evolved – Calisthenics Classes When I first started doing calisthenics back in 2008, I focused primarily on pull ups, push ups and dips. My focus remained the same for the next 5 or so years. I saw calisthenics as a way to build muscle, gain strength and look good. Occasionally, I would muscle up or handstand but my main objective was to constantly increase the maximum number of pull ups, push ups and dips…

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Why You Aren’t Getting Better at Calisthenics Skills? – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Why You Aren’t Getting Better at Calisthenics Skills? – Calisthenics Classes Are you training for a particular bodyweight skill (handstand, muscle up, levers, etc) but aren’t making any significant progress with it? Read on to find out why this may be the case. I’ve written this post assuming that none of the more obvious reasons below apply to you: Not exercising hard enough Example: You tried back lever twice and gave up. Example: You gave up training for the front…

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Why The Single Bar Handstand is a Different Game – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Why The Single Bar Handstand is a Different Game – Calisthenics Classes I’ve been struggling to hold a decent single bar handstand although I’m great at handstanding on parallettes and flat surface. I’ve never worked on that skill consistently because I found it awkward, doubted my form and thought I was too tall for it. Recently, I was surprised to see some progress in my ability to hold a single bar handstand. This is what it used to look like,…

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