Bodyweight Exercises

Muscular strength is key for speed, power and athletic performance and elite athletes regularly perform workouts with the goal to improve their strength. When not pushing, pulling or lifting external weight in the form of barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and med balls, the pros employ bodyweight exercises to effectively target the muscles used in competition.

Latest in Bodyweight Exercises

10 Tips for Effective Strength Training Programs for Swimming

To improve your swimming, training out of the pool is vital. One important part of a successful swimmer's training program is strength training....

By: G. John Mullen

This Bodyweight Cardio Workout Can Be Performed by Anyone Anywhere

While many people use their schedules as an excuse why they can't train on a regular basis, the excuse that you don't have the right equipment is never...

By: Roger Lockridge

Build a Strong Chest and Core With Spiderman Push-Up Variations

Pushup variations are a dime a dozen. Some are nothing more than a lame attempt at creativity, but others are fantastic. And spiderman pushups is one of...

By: Ben Johnson

6 Tests to Identify a Strength Weakness

You can tell whether you are strong or not fairly easily. Can't do more than five Pull-Ups? You need to work on your back strength. Can't hold a Pla...

By: Andy Haley

This 30-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Flatten Your Stomach

Time to hit every muscle fiber your body has and light up your metabolism with this full body workout. This fast paced, explosive full body workout that...

By: Ben Boudro

Latest Videos in Bodyweight Exercises

How to Perform Unique Partner Exercises

Bodyweight exercises can be made more difficult and when done with a partner, they can also be made more competitive, more fun—and more effective.

Todd Durkin's World-Class Workouts: Get Stronger Legs With No Equipment

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to build leg strength with three bodyweight exercises: the Lunge Matrix, Dirty Dogs and Horseback Riding.

STACK Fitness Weekly: No Gym? No Problem

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, we provide three bodyweight exercises that will build your strength, muscular endurance and mobility with no equipment.

Pilates Chair Workout for Wide Receivers

Conditioning and control are two of the most important tools for wide receivers in the NFL. See how Pro-Bowl receiver Antonio Brown fine tunes his game with trainer Christine Ruby's bodyweight Pilates Chair workout.

Core Training With U.S. Gymnast Brandon Wynn

U.S. Olympic gymnast Brandon Wynn shows how to perform Hanging Leg Raises, the exercise he uses to build the incredible core strength needed to be an elite gymnast.