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

Benefits of the Bird Dog Exercise and 8 Challenging Variations

The quadruped bird dog exercise is a great movement for improving core stability and spinal rigidity. Performing it on a bench produces even greater...

By: Joel Seedman

A Training Plan to Perform Your First Pull-Up

The pull-up is a defining symbol of strength for many female athletes... I mean... You want to be able to hit at least 1 pull up, right? Women are at a...

By: Josh Gibson

Burn Fat With This 18-Minute Workout

Pack the lunches, get out your new "school clothes", make some breakfast and your off! Time to get back on the grind and back in school! With school...

By: Ben Boudro

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.

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.