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.

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You Can Perform These 'No Excuses' Exercises Anytime, Anywhere

Sports conditioning, fitness and health professionals hear many excuses why people skip exercise. They're too tired to train; no time to exercise; bad...

The Best Bodyweight Exercises for Soccer Players

Soccer strength training is a bit scarce in the United States at the high school level and below. Many coaches (wrongly) believe that they can send th...

Why Athletes of All Ages Should Utilize Dead Bugs

What exactly is a Dead Bug? Despite the funny name, Dead Bugs should be regarded as a very important exercise for any athlete, regardless of traini...

How an Elite Club Volleyball Team Learned to Jump Higher Without Any Actual Jump Training

In February 2018, I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to train the 14- and 15-year-old girls volleyball teams of the Chicago Elite Volleyball ...

5 Soccer Strength Exercises You Can Perform Anywhere

Here's a sad truth: Soccer players don't strength train enough. With the hectic life of the modern student-athlete, including games, practices, sch...

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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.