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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How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

2 Balance Workouts That Improve Strength and Stability

The Simple Core-Strengthening Movement Transforming Common Exercises into Challenging Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When workout time is limited for...

Recover From a Tackle or Bodycheck Faster With This Workout

Supersetting Seated, Supine, Side and Prone Exercises with Standing Movements for Enhancing Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In sports,...

These Do's and Don'ts of Resting Between Sets Will Maximize Your Workout

Training for strength requires long rest times. Your muscles need 3 to 5 minutes to recover after you lift near your max to prevent fatigue from impai...

5 Core Exercises for Advanced Athletes

Core training is one of the most popular terms you will hear thrown around by coaches and athletes, yet many do not fully understand the actual function...

Fix Your Hips in 5 Minutes

Sitting at a desk all day stinks. I sit at a computer writing articles like this one. Many of you are stuck at school in some horribly uncomfortable d...

Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Got Super Jacked With This 'Deck of Cards' Bodyweight Workout

Samaje Perine has solidified himself as one of the best running backs in the 2017 NFL Draft class. At last week's NFL Combine, the former Oklah...

Try This Bodyweight Circuit When You Can't Get to the Gym

An at-home bodyweight workout is incredibly beneficial for maintaining overall strength. Bodyweight training is often overlooked for athletes because...

Tighten Up Your Core With This At-Home Bodyweight Circuit

Hey Ben, how can I really tighten my core? That is a question I hear every day! The truth? Well, it's a lot of things that need to happen. You need a...

2 Single-Leg Exercises That Build Seriously Strong (and Better Looking) Glutes

How do you get to perform better, look better, and have fewer injuries? Regardless if you are an athlete or if you just want a nice looking butt, glute...

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