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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Try Staggered Ab Wheel Rollouts For Hardcore Abs

Training the core is one aspect of advance strength that everyone wants to accomplish. Typical core workouts consist of sit-ups, crunches and other...

3 Bodyweight Exercises That Develop Explosive Power

To build athletic power and strength, the power and usefulness of bodyweight exercises cannot be underestimated. When it comes to training, there are...

Upper-Body Strength With the 60 in 60 Push-Up Challenge

  Want to learn how to build upper body strength? Contrary to popular belief, you can build muscle with bodyweight exercises like the Push-Up. In ...

5 Workouts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

A good vertical jump can give you an immense advantage in athletics, particularly in basketball, where a strong and powerful jump can be the difference...

2 Full Workouts That Only Require a Plyo Box

Two Sports Performance-Boosting Plyo Box Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Athletes and non-athletes typically utilize various size plyo boxes for...

Steal This Strength-Building Workout from the Soviet Special Forces

Need to get strong in a hurry? This method, developed for the Spetsnaz, the special forces group in the former Soviet Union—still active in prese...

Benefits of the Bird Dog Exercise

The quadruped bird dog exercise is a great movement for improving core stability and spinal rigidity. Performing it on a bench produces even greater...

A Training Plan to Perform Your First Pull-Up

The pull-up is a defining symbol of strength for many female athletes... I mean... You want to be able to hit at least 1 pull up, right? Women are at a...

Burn Fat With This 18-Minute Workout

Pack the lunches, get out your new "school clothes", make some breakfast and your off! Time to get back on the grind and back in school! With school...

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Handstand Push-Ups

Learning the Handstand Push-Up Jennifer Britton Most people are familiar with the standard movement of a push-up, but there are many variations that can...

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