Fitness Tips and Advice for All Levels
- So, you’ve been using the Pull Up Mate for a few weeks now and you’re looking for something more intensive. Why not try out our Upper Body Circuit Workout and see if you can handle the challenge! Time has gone by and you practiced doing exercises on the Pull Up Mate to a point where you feel confident taking your...
- 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.
- If you’re looking to train at home, you might be surprised how cheaply you can build your own home gym. While gym memberships can easily cost thousands of dollars a year, home gyms are often a cheaper and more convenient option – if you have the space. Today we’re going to explain why home gyms aren’t expensive, and how you...
- Quick Fixes: Pull Up Weak Links and How To Fix Them 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...
- You might think that pull up mate is only for pull ups. That’d make sense, right? Wrong. This is a pretty reasonable mistake to make – it’s really a mobile, complete calisthenics workout partner. It’s a system for every single movement type that you could expect in calisthenics and bodyweight training.
- If you’re training out of your own home, you’re going to need to make the most of your space. One of the key considerations is the footprint of your gym equipment: the sheer amount of space it takes up on your floor-plan. After all, square feet of space are always in demand and too big of a footprint might limit what training you can do at home.
- Your shoulders have a lot of moving parts and they need to be trained properly. The scapula region is a variety of muscles and connective tissues that control the shoulder blades. The scap “floats” on these muscles and is not directly attached to another bone, which means there’s a lot of mobility possible, but it also requires a lot of control to maintain.If you want to get good at any form of strength training – whether its gymnastics, street calisthenics, or weight training – you need to improve scapular control.We’re going to teach you 4 simple lessons about scap control that are key to any physical training. If you haven’t got these, you’re missing out!
- Is bodyweight training a young person’s game? You might think so if you’ve only seen it through social media or marketing materials, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
- We love the pull-up – and you might be able to tell! Today we’re explaining why the pull up is one of the best exercises around and why you should always be including pull ups, and other calisthenics, in your workout.
- Building a mighty grip isn’t easy, but it is essential to good gymnastics and calisthenics training. If you’re going to be hanging around doing inversions and single-arm training, you need to get a grip. Today, we’re going to teach you how to build grip strength with bodyweight exercises (and awful puns)!