Bodyweight Exercises Articles

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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8 Glute and Hamstring Exercises That are Perfect for Youth Athletes

The glutes and hamstrings are the powerhouses of athletic performance. Developing these muscles will not only make you more explosive, but they also...

7 Essential Warm-Up Drills That Most Athletes Ignore

Warming up is an often overlooked but very important part of a training session that should never be overlooked. When talking warm ups, dynamic is best,...

How the Army Is Training Soldiers Like Athletes

Army workouts are notoriously brutal. You can probably imagine soldiers lined up performing a seemingly endless number of Push-Ups with a Drill Serge...

11 Ways to Modify an Exercise to Get New Training Benefits

On the Field or In the Gym: It's About Reps for Achieving Goals By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports and workout goals are fundamentally about the strategy...

Get in Shape With This Full-Body Outdoor Workout

The warm weather is now here and this is the perfect time to switch it up and add in a great bodyweight workout to your weekly routine. Let's face it,...

How Strength Coaches Can Build Effective and Fun Workouts for Young Athletes

Youth strength and conditioning is becoming very popular. Parents and coaches are beginning to realize the benefits of training at a young age. Many of...

How to Do Dips the Right Way

Dips are a bodyweight exercise that develops the triceps and other upper-body muscles. The exercise begins when you hold on to parallel bars with your...

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

Take Your Workout Outdoors With This Brutally Challenging Circuit

It's officially nice outside again! The long hours of being in a stuffy gym all winter are through! Be happy! It's now time to for your outdoor workout...

2 Advanced Push-Up Variations for Upper-Body and Core Strength

Push-ups are one of the fundamental exercises. They are a must have for virtually any sport, tactical athlete, obstacle racing, and functional fitness....

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