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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This Partner Workout Will Get You (and Your Partner) Strong and Jacked

Life is better when you have a workout partner. The drive to the gym is easier, you have somebody side by side who is going through the same torture....

5 Back-Friendly Exercises That Build Your Glutes and Hamstrings

In the previous installment, I detailed knee-dominant exercises athletes dealing with back pain can use to build lower body strength while staying...

Try the Lean Away Chin-Up for Serious Back Strength

Vertical bodyweight pulling exercises in my opinion are integral towards the development of a resilient upper body, along with arguably the entire body....

2 Full-Body Superset Workouts for Strength, Size and Endurance

Two Full-Body Workouts Supersetting Resistance Training Modes for Building Strength, Size and Endurance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Seeking some condensed,...

The Power Push-Up Is Your Key to an Explosive Upper Body

The Mountain Climber Push-up Push-ups are a necessity for every athlete. This power push up challenges your lower and upper body for optimal core...

Build a Bigger and Stronger Back With This 3-Week Lat Workout

Forging bigger lats is a common goal among athletes. A goal that is full of your basic rows, pull ups, pull downs, and pull overs (you're doing pull...

3 Easy Ways to Make a Plank More Difficult

The plank is one of those staple isometric core exercises that everyone includes in their program at one time or another because it's easy to perform...

Develop Single-Leg Strength With Bulgarian Lunges

The Bulgarian Lunge is an excellent exercise for developing lower body strength and stability while posing a lower injury risk than many traditional...

6 Ways to Squeeze In an Effective Workout Over Thanksgiving Break

Time-Saving Tips When In-Season Workout Time Is Limited By Jim Carpentier, CSCS For individual athletes, teams, and coaches, scheduling quality time in...

This 1,000-Rep Ab Challenge Will Test the Limits of Your Core Strength

We all like a good challenge and we all love a great ripped abs workout, right? Awesome. I've combined the two of them to give you the 1000 rep ab...

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