Bodyweight Exercises Articles

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.

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Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

Take Your Workout Outdoors With This Brutally Challenging Circuit

It's officially nice outside again! The long hours of being in a stuffy gym all winter are through! Be happy! It's now time to for your outdoor workout...

2 Advanced Push-Up Variations for Upper-Body and Core Strength

Push-ups are one of the fundamental exercises. They are a must have for virtually any sport, tactical athlete, obstacle racing, and functional fitness....

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

2 Balance Workouts That Improve Strength and Stability

The Simple Core-Strengthening Movement Transforming Common Exercises into Challenging Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When workout time is limited for...

Recover From a Tackle or Bodycheck Faster With This Workout

Supersetting Seated, Supine, Side and Prone Exercises with Standing Movements for Enhancing Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In sports,...

These Do's and Don'ts of Resting Between Sets Will Maximize Your Workout

Training for strength requires long rest times. Your muscles need 3 to 5 minutes to recover after you lift near your max to prevent fatigue from impai...

5 Core Exercises for Advanced Athletes

Core training is one of the most popular terms you will hear thrown around by coaches and athletes, yet many do not fully understand the actual function...

Fix Your Hips in 5 Minutes

Sitting at a desk all day stinks. I sit at a computer writing articles like this one. Many of you are stuck at school in some horribly uncomfortable d...

Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Got Super Jacked With This 'Deck of Cards' Bodyweight Workout

Samaje Perine has solidified himself as one of the best running backs in the 2017 NFL Draft class. At last week's NFL Combine, the former Oklah...

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