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
Start Spring Workouts with These Muscle-Building Reps By Jim Carpentier, C.S.C.S. The start of spring signifies change, renewal, and regrowth – and it's...
By: Jim Carpentier
Burpees are the best body weight exercise to maximize your strength and cardio in one simple movement. With traditional burpees you are working your...
By: Matt Tanneberg
When was the last time someone asked you how much weight you use on Pull-Ups? Probably never. Most of the time, we focus on how many reps we can per...
By: Andy Haley
Here's a full body spring workout that's great for individuals looking to increase their fitness base. It's a four day split which last three weeks and...
By: Scott Thom
Latest Videos in Bodyweight 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.
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.
In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, we provide three bodyweight exercises that will build your strength, muscular endurance and mobility with no equipment.
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.
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.