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

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Handstand Push-Ups

Learning the Handstand Push-Up Jennifer Britton Most people are familiar with the standard movement of a push-up, but there are many variations that can...

By: Jennifer Britton

Add Tempo Training To Your Ab Wheel Rollouts

I Dare You To Add Tempo Training To Your Ab Wheel Rollouts With all the new theories on strength training, tempo training is often an overlooked...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

3 Exercises That Increase Your Pull-Ups

Commonly referred to as the "Upper Body Squat" because of the insane benefits to both strength, and size, pull ups should be a staple for any well...

By: Stan Dutton

How to Create an Effective Workout in a Crowded Gym

Improvised Productive Workouts inside an Overcrowded Gym or Outdoors By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Coaches and athletes must improvise when game strategy...

By: Jim Carpentier

3 Timed Workouts That Add Strength

Timed Sets, Timed Workouts, & Reverse Counting of Reps: Timed Sets, Timed Workouts, &"> Three Ways to Vary Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A timer...

By: Jim Carpentier

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.