Tag Archives: Bodyweight Training

7 Important Benefits of a Bodyweight Exercise Routine

Here are 7 reasons why I love bodyweight exercise routines: Organize bodyweight exercises into high intensity circuits, and you’ll drop fat like magic. Gymnasts train with bodyweight exercise workouts, exclusively. Yet they’re stronger than most bodybuilders. They have a nice, lean physique to compliment their athletic skills, because body control is an important aspect of […]

How To Design an Effective Bodyweight Training Program, Part 3

Image by Rockin’ Rob In the last installment, we went over how to choose the right training split and how to organize your exercises based on that split. I hope now you have a rough schedule set up.The next step is to determine how many repetitions to perform per exercise. Use the following table as […]

Workout Without Weights: Use The Gym You Were Born With

We all know how much I love bodyweight training. When I first began this blog, I was going to focus my training specifically on portable equipment such as dumbbell, kettlebells, and resistance bands. Over time, questions such as, “What kind of workouts can I design for people who are unable to perform a single push up?” […]

How Effective is Bodyweight Training?

You ever watch that show “Ninja Warrior?” Ninja Warrior is a tournament held in Japan that has individuals try to get through a nearly impossible obstacle course. These obstacle courses don’t require brute strength and incredible endurance. What they require is the ability to move your own bodyweight effectively through space. The athletes who actually […]