Forged from hours of testing and practice, I present my Bodyweight Training Manifesto. Take a journey into unconventional approaches to developing strength and power with bodyweight training.
There are plenty of books, magazine articles and YouTube videos about calisthenics exercises but little in the way of how to use them effectively and in what sequence. In this article, I will touch on some of the ways in which exercises can be sequenced to produce startling gains in strength.
Few buzzwords in fitness evoke such head scratching as periodization. In this short primer, I’ll lift the veil, cut through the verbiage and get to the heart of the term and why you should be using it.
Calisthenics training is great however the question always remains: What’s the best way to climb each of the calisthenic progressions?
Avoid the temptation to mess around with exotic exercises and tweak basic movements instead. A great example of this refinement can be seen in what I’ve been honing recently: The Reverse lunge.
Anyone interested in bodyweight training would have no doubt come across Convict Conditioning somewhere on the Internet. In this review, I’ll outline why I think the book is the best all round, tried and tested badass bodyweight training manifesto out there.