Bodyweight Exercises

Muscular strength is key for speed, power and athletic performance and elite athletes regularly perform workouts with the goal to improve their strength. When not pushing, pulling or lifting external weight in the form of barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and med balls, the pros employ bodyweight exercises to effectively target the muscles used in competition.

Latest in Bodyweight Exercises

Why Soccer Players Should Strength Train

The weight room can be an intimidating place. Especially if you're the youngest, smallest or weakest player on your soccer team. High school soccer...

By: Tyler Tredway

Why Isometric Strength Exercises Are Perfect for Very Young Athletes

Strength training for young athletes is a very popular subject right now. Teaching an athlete the importance and value of strength training from a ...

By: Brandon Holder

The Split Squat: How to Master This Powerful Lower-Body Exercise

The Split Squat is a powerful exercise due to its ability to build stability and strength in a unilateral stance. These are key components of athletic...

By: Mitch Gill

Train These Little-Known Hip Muscles for a Big Boost in Performance

It's no secret we all have weaknesses that tend to cause problems in the weight room, on the field of play and in our daily lives. If you're a an athl...

By: Gavin McHale

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

By: J.T. Kotowski

Latest Videos in Bodyweight Exercises

Quick and Effective High-Intensity Workout for At Home or on the Road

CTown CrossFit Coach Mitch Lowry demonstrates a no-equipment 2-exercise workout to easily perform at home or on-the-go. Lowry's "Shorter Quarters" workout incorporates Burpees and Air Squats for a quick bodyweight high-intensity challenge.

National Guard Basketball Drill

Increase leg strength and flexibility with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Dive Bomber

Increase upper body strength with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Jump Squat Thrusts

Increase your power and conditioning with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Push-Up Training

Improve your Push-Up potential with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.