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

Try This Bodyweight Circuit When You Can't Get to the Gym

An at-home bodyweight workout is incredibly beneficial for maintaining overall strength. Bodyweight training is often overlooked for athletes because...

By: Alena Luciani

Tighten Up Your Core With This At-Home Bodyweight Circuit

Hey Ben, how can I really tighten my core? That is a question I hear every day! The truth? Well, it's a lot of things that need to happen. You need a...

By: Ben Boudro

2 Single-Leg Exercises That Build Seriously Strong (and Better Looking) Glutes

How do you get to perform better, look better, and have fewer injuries? Regardless if you are an athlete or if you just want a nice looking butt, glute...

By: Sergio Navadijo

This Partner Workout Will Get You (and Your Partner) Strong and Jacked

Life is better when you have a workout partner. The drive to the gym is easier, you have somebody side by side who is going through the same torture....

By: Ben Boudro

5 Back-Friendly Exercises That Build Your Glutes and Hamstrings

In the previous installment, I detailed knee-dominant exercises athletes dealing with back pain can use to build lower body strength while staying...

By: Yunus Barisik

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.