Beginner Level Fitness

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Beginner Level Fitness

  1. Beginner Calisthenics Workout Program

    Beginner Calisthenics Workout Program

    When you start training calisthenics, it’s easier to know what you want to achieve than where to start. Get on the right track from the start with our beginner calisthenics workout plan.
  2. Lat Pulldown vs Pull-Up – Which is Best for You?

    Lat Pulldown vs Pull-Up – Which is Best for You?

    The pull-up is great, but it’s not always possible – and you need to train those upper back muscles somehow. Today we’re discussing the pull-up and lat pulldown. They’re competitors for your time in the gym and they’re often compared as direct competitors. Stick with us – we’re going to break down this rivalry in a way that actually helps your training!
  3. Pull up progression: Getting your first pull up

    Pull up progression: Getting your first pull up

    Being able to do a single pull up is a huge achievement and sets you apart as a practitioner of discipline and consistent training. Especially if you started out with a little extra weight. We’re going to talk you through how to get your first pull up and what you can do from there to maximise your performance and keeping getting stronger and fitter. It’s a huge achievement and you deserve the sweet satisfaction of that first chest-to-bar pull up moment!
  4. Using Pull Up Mate for the Best Home Tricep Workouts

    Using Pull Up Mate for the Best Home Tricep Workouts

    We’re all familiar with the benefits of the pull up by now (our last article was a love letter to the pull up!). However, the pull up mate isn’t just for building a better back and gymnastic skills. Today we’re going to give you the quick and dirty guide to building better triceps with the pull up mate. Stick around – it’ll be 5 minutes to better triceps.
  5. Maximising your Pull-Up: Fixing Pull Up Weak Links

    Maximising your Pull-Up: Fixing Pull Up Weak Links

    Weak links are the fastest way to fail your pull-ups. “Weak links” are weak muscles or patterns that limit your overall performance. If even one of your muscles is too weak, you’ll not get your pull-ups. Today we’ll give you everything you need to fix your pull-up in a few hundred words! Continue reading →
  6. Progressing to Dips

    Progressing to Dips

    Whether you’re training for freestyle calisthenics,  gymnastic strength, or just looking fantastic, the dip is a key exercise. As one of the most effective ways of strengthening the chest, shoulders, and triceps, you’ll want to get good at dips. That's why we've put this article together! Continue reading →
  7. Beginner to 10 Chin Ups

    Beginner to 10 Chin Ups

    Beginner to 10 Chin Ups Accelerating your journey to better bodyweight training. How to get from 0 to 10 Chin-ups. Simple, clear guidance.   Most people are going to struggle with bodyweight pulls: chin-ups and pull-ups are a totally new movement for most of us. Gymnasts and other experienced athletes might make them look easy, but chin-ups require (and...
  8. TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Three - Freestyle Workout

    TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Three - Freestyle Workout

    The third part in our series focusing on beginner to intermediate training techniques to help you get the most out of your Pull Up Mate. Video Three - Freestyle Workout Continue reading →
  9. TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Two - Chest and Triceps
  10. The Definitive Parallel Bar Workout

    The Definitive Parallel Bar Workout

    Parallel bars are an amazing bit of home fitness kit. With just bars plus your body weight, you can do a massive variety of exercises that will build all-round body strength. Get started with this 5-exercise, 10-minute parallel bar workout that hits your upper body, lower body, abs, and core! Continue reading →

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