The power of bodyweight training has always been evident to me. I began doing push ups and pull ups on an almost daily basis when I was finishing 8th grade and was 13 1/2 years young. At age 14 I was doing 20 pull ups with ease and have been doing over 20 pull ups in a row even while weighing 220 lbs. When in doubt, I go with bodyweight exercises. They never hurt me or make me feel too old. They never make my joints feel like shit either. Thank you, Sir, may I have another! About 7 … [Read more...]
Is DAILY Bodyweight Training Effective & Safe For Muscle & Strength Gains?
This started all the way back in 1989. Every time I passed a pull up bar or anything I could grab on to over head, I banged out pull ups. This became a daily practice. Same for push ups. Push Ups for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guess what happened? … [Read more...]
Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises Making You a TRUE Beast!
Lifting BIG weights feels awesome and there is NO denying that being a BEAST under a Barbell is critical for strength. You just can't deny squats, deadlifts, cleans, military pressing and the bench press. But.... Sometimes, the barbell just doesn't fit your needs anymore. Sometimes, your body craves the need for strength with JUST your own body. Sometimes, you get strong under a bar but can't move athletically otherwise. Enter Bodyweight Training for developing lean muscle mass and … [Read more...]