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The One Workout Framework – How To Fit All Your Calisthenics Training Into One Session

Once you get past the Foundation Level – it wont take long! – you are free to pursue different skills and levers as you fancy. But how do you fit your skill training into your workouts?Maybe you don’t have a lot of time to spend trainingMaybe you can only train 2-3 days a week. So […]

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The Foundation Triset

Starting Calisthenics and bodyweight training can be difficult if you have a big goal in mind, but don’t really know how to get there.  In this article I am going to show you a simple Strength Building Triset that will become the template for all of your bodyweight strength training – The Foundation Triset.The Foundation […]

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How Does Progressive Calisthenics Training Work?

Progressive Training is what you want to be doing, if your workouts aren’t progressively getting more difficult as you develop, then you will hit a plateau.Calisthenics is no different. So your workouts need to get harder.Now the great thing about calisthenics is that there is a natural progressive element brought in for skill development – […]

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The Beginner Triset: Get A Total Upper Body Workout Without Doing Pull Ups

The Beginner’s Triset is a simple set you can use in your own workouts as a framework for lower level drills, variations or finishers. If you Cant do pull ups, this is the best place to start. With this Triset you can get a complete upper body workout, in just 3 exercises. That’s pretty powerful. Especially if […]

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How To Train With Calisthenics & Bodyweight Exercise

One of the most common questions I get from you guys is: ​ How do I train? ​ It comes in various forms: about workouts, about programs, about exercises​ ​ But it is basically the same question, and quite a big one. ​ This is because it all comes down to your own individual goals, where you are and how much you can or […]

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Beginner Isometric Exercises

Isometrics are hold exercises. they are one of the 3 basic movement types so naturally you have to do them. Most of the big power moves are isometric exercises. Here I am going to show you 5 beginner isometric exercises and why you need to be doing them.   How can I start isometric training? I […]

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The Only Piece Of Training Equipment You Need To Workout At Home

If you need to train at home, you don’t have the time or energy to get down to the gym or local park after work, but you still want to get seriously strong and into great shape – great news, there is only one thing you need to train your whole body at home, and […]

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Train Live With Us – 28 Days Of Training Live On Meerkat App

Not too long ago a few mobile video streaming apps turned up out of nowhere, and I thought it might be fun to give it a try!     In 4 weeks my training partner is going on holiday somewhere sunny and he wants to get ripped before he goes. Sure he wants a bit […]

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Make Your Own Gym – How To Build A Pull Up Bar In Your Garden That Will Allow You To Train At Home

Last weekend, a friend who I have been getting into calisthenics training, decided that he wanted to put up his own pull up bar so that he can train at home, without having to take a trip to the trees.       It was a really fun project and it only took a day, […]

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The Biggest Mistake I Made When I Started Training And How I Am Fixing It – Why You Need To Be Tracking Your Training

Recently I have been getting a lot of questions about how to start calisthenics, people often find it difficult to get started when they can only do the basic exercises.     There are a few things to focus on when you’re training:   Nutrition – You gotta eat well to really see a difference […]

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