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

How to Improve Your Relative Strength to Become a Faster and More Explosive Athlete

Most programs run their athletes through a battery of tests at the end of each training phase. Common mainstays include the squat, bench, power clean,...

By: Shane Trotter

4 Pieces of Workout Gear That Will Make Your Training More Effective

There are certain accessories you use while you play your favorite sports or work at your job. So it should make sense that you need workout gear while...

By: Roger Lockridge

Working Out on the Road Is Possible With These Tips

Working out on the road isn't the same as the comfort of home. Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you can't train. If you're on the road...

By: Roger Lockridge

5 Ways to Stay Fit During Summer Vacation Road Trips

Summer road trips have a great deal of significance in today's culture. They represent freedom, independence, and exploration; unfortunately, for many...

By: John Matulevich

How You Are Screwing Up Assisted Pull-Ups?

Assisted pull ups are often utilized for clients or athletes that do not have the strength to perform enough body weight pull ups to include in their...

By: Greg Schaible

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.