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  1. Why are Pull Ups so HARD? What Can You do About it?

    Why are Pull Ups so HARD? What Can You do About it?

    “Getting your pull-ups” is a universal achievement – from CrossFit to Gymnastics to Calisthenics. The Pull up is a foundational part of bodyweight training, but to the beginner it’s a huge milestone. We’ve covered how to perform pull-ups in the past, but where does the difficulty come from? Today you'll learn why they're tough and what you should do about...
  2. Home Gyms Aren’t Expensive: A Complete Home Workout for £200

    Home Gyms Aren’t Expensive: A Complete Home Workout for £200

    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 over £500 a year, home gyms are often a cheaper and more convenient option – if you have the space and know-how. Continue reading →
  3. 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 →
  4. Chin Up Bar Core Workout Techniques

    Chin Up Bar Core Workout Techniques

    Chin up bars aren’t just for chin-ups! They’re a versatile piece of equipment that can be used to perform dozens – if not hundreds – of exercises with your bodyweight.One of the most important ways of improving your bodyweight training is to improve your core. This is crucial for keeping your spine healthy and getting better at key exercises like chin-ups and pull-ups. Continue reading →
  5. 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...
  6. TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Four - Advanced Upper Body Workout with Pull Up Mate - Supersets

    TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Four - Advanced Upper Body Workout with Pull Up Mate - Supersets

    Part Four: Time to put all that practice into motion with the most intensive workout yet from TJ. Supersetting routines is full-on. Can you manage it? Continue reading →
  7. TJ Vs. Pull Up Mate Two - Chest and Triceps
  8. 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 →
  9. Chin-Up Workout Infographic

    Chin-Up Workout Infographic

  10. An Interview with Nicola Joyce - Powerlifter, Bodybuilder and All-round Fitness Luminary

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