Calisthenics Moves

L-Sit, V-Sit and Hamstring Mobility – – Calisthenics Fitness Article

L-Sit, V-Sit and Hamstring Mobility – The first step to becoming a master of straight arm strength is to develop the L-sit. The L-sit is a basic skill which, when trained with grace and expertise, has a tremendous amount of carrying over to the more difficult lever skills. By following the progressions to a full L-sit and beyond, you will notice increased strength in your core musculature, shoulders and wrists, and greatly improved hamstring flexibility. During your L-sit training you…

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The Ultimate Guide To Handstand Troubleshooting – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The Ultimate Guide To Handstand Troubleshooting WHO SHOULD READ THIS GUIDE? Often beginners don’t realize just how complicated body-weight training and don’t understand why “it’s not working”.This is a MUST READ for anyone interested in handstand training.Today we want to show you the exact methodology we use with our athletes to troubleshoot their progress through a number of tests and corrective exercises.As you know, to be able to perform a proper handstand, just like any calisthenics move you need to meet a number of requirements needed including strength, mobility, flexibility, core stability.Problem…

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One Arm Push Up Progression – Calisthenics Fitness Article

One Arm Push Up Progression The push up is a static motion working the whole of your upper body but mostly your arms and chest. It is a constant contraction bringing great endurance and lean muscle composition. Due to the difficulty of some of the steps in this one arm push up progression, the early exercises consist of may repetitions of relatively easy exercises until you have build up the necessary muscular strength and endurance up to the ultimate step.…

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44 Hardest Calisthenics Exercises of All Times – Calisthenics Fitness Article

44 Hardest Calisthenics Exercises of All Times What can you expect from advanced calisthenics?The calisthenics world is full of exercises that push our bodies to the limits with gravity-defying skills. Pulling off advanced calisthenics moves is the ultimate test of body control. It requires strength, mobility, balance, body coordination and mind-muscle connection all at once.How do you know if you are ready for advanced calisthenics workout routine?Advanced calisthenics seem too hard to be executed by an average person. That’s because…

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4 Minimalistic Principles for Calisthenics Diet – Calisthenics Fitness Article

4 Minimalistic Principles for Calisthenics Diet It makes sense that if humans should eat and do what they evolved to eat and do, the same should be said about the animals we eat!Sadly (from a nutritional and ethical perspective), this is not often the case. For example, cattle in commercial feedlots are often bulked up on a diet of grain (which they don’t naturally eat – cows eat grass). They’re given growth hormones to further fatten them up. Finally, given…

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3 Factors to Achieve Perfect Entry to Handstand – Calisthenics Fitness Article

3 Factors to Achieve Perfect Entry to Handstand 2 Main Techniques for Maintaining BalanceWhen attempting the wall-less move, please resist the urge of walking your handstand. If you feel the urge, drop the attempt. Resist the temptation and focus first in learning how to stand. 1. Hand techniqueStanding on your hands is very similar with the physics of standing on your feet. Stand up on your feet now and tilt your upper body forward while resisting to fall. Notice your…

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