Beginner Level Fitness
Fitness news and information for beginners
Beginner Level Fitness
- 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.
- 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!
- 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!
- 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.
- 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 →
- 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 →
- 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...
- 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 →