Calisthenics: What It Is & How To Incorporate It Into Your Workouts

Whether you’re a seasoned gym-goer or you’re just starting out, you’ve likely heard the term ‘calisthenics’. Calisthenics is an incredibly beneficial (and common) part of any exercise routine, and actually forms the basis of many exercises you might already be doing. Calisthenics has been around for centuries and it continues to gain popularity. Calisthenics exercises are great for beginners and will be invaluable to you if you’re learning how to start working out.

What is Calisthenics?
Calisthenics is bodyweight training. Any movement that ONLY utilises your bodyweight can technically be considered calisthenics.

So why should you do calisthenics? Here are a few reasons why:

  • Become stronger & leaner
  • It’s fun!
  • No gym membership costs
  • No fancy equipment required
  • Workout from anywhere
  • Become a beast

If you’re like most fitness beginners, you haven’t worked out in ages. And if you’re the type of person who hates learning complex things, you probably avoid the gym like the plague. The beauty of calisthenics is that it’s straight-forward. But don’t let the ‘easy-to-understand’ movements fool you. Calisthenics will help you reach the limits you never thought you could of achieved

Here's our top ten tips to get started in Callisthenics today

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