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

Get in Shape With This Full-Body Outdoor Workout

The warm weather is now here and this is the perfect time to switch it up and add in a great bodyweight workout to your weekly routine. Let's face it,...

By: Ben Boudro

How Strength Coaches Can Build Effective and Fun Workouts for Young Athletes

Youth strength and conditioning is becoming very popular. Parents and coaches are beginning to realize the benefits of training at a young age. Many of...

By: Steve Olsen

How to Do Dips the Right Way

Dips are a bodyweight exercise that develops the triceps and other upper-body muscles. The exercise begins when you hold on to parallel bars with your...

By: Andy Haley

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

By: Brandon Hall

Take Your Workout Outdoors With This Brutally Challenging Circuit

It's officially nice outside again! The long hours of being in a stuffy gym all winter are through! Be happy! It's now time to for your outdoor workout...

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.