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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Hate Planks? Try These 6 Powerful Alternatives Instead

Core strength has never been a bigger focus among athletes and coaches, and for good reason. The more we understand about the human body and elite ...

Want to Burn a Lot of Calories Fast? Try This Unique Full-Body Exercise

Full-body exercises have the ability to hit the most muscle groups and therefore allow for maximum calorie burn. Inserting a full-body exercise as a f...

17 Parallel Bar Exercises to Build Amazing Bodyweight Strength

Parallel bars are commonly used by gymnast to build overall strength to help improve performance in their respected events. They aren't just for gymna...

Gymnastic Work Can Be the Game-Changer You Need in Your Training Routine

Now more than ever, athletes are embracing the weight room. Traditional strength training has proven benefits for any athlete, regardless of the sp...

My Simple Technique for Cleaning Up a Bad Bodyweight Squat

When working with a new lifter, it is vital to their future success and strength to instill proper technique and sound fundamentals before trying to l...

5 Bodyweight Training Standards to Hit Before You Focus on Lifting Heavy

What is the easiest athletic quality to improve? In reality, there are two: strength and endurance. Is it any wonder the sports performance industr...

5 Bodyweight Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulders

It's no secret that bodyweight training is a valuable exercise technique. It effectively challenges your muscles anywhere and anytime. However, if you...

How to Know When Your Child Is Ready to Lift Weights

While scrolling through my Instagram feed recently, I came across a video of a youth athlete performing Barbell Squats with knee valgus, low back flex...

5 Strength Training Tips for High School Hockey Players

If you're a high school hockey player, I've got great news for you. You're old enough to start lifting weights for real. You enter the Iron Game...

Does Bodyweight Training Count as Strength Training?

Far too often, educated strength and conditioning coaches get caught up in what the hottest books recommend as the do-or-die essentials of exercise. ...

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