Grab the bar shoulder width apart and start to perform a Skin the Cat. Once your knees start to come through your arms, extend your legs completely straight. Making your body parallel with the ground. This is done for a static hold.
Grab a bar shoulder width apart. In this movement, arms stay fully extended throughout. Bring your knees towards your chest and keep them in a tucked position. Pull your legs and entire body backwards through your arms and behind the bar. Get a good stretch in the back position and
This is a modified version of the Front Lever. Instead of holding the static position of the front lever, you instead raise into it and then lower down once you hit parallel. This is done for reps to start building strength to move on to the full front lever.
The front lever is a very advanced calisthenics movement. Your back is the primary muscles being used during this movement. Grab the bar shoulder width apart. Fully extend your arms and hang from the bar. Keeping your body straight as a board, lift up your body until it is parallel
Using two hands getting too easy? Try out the 1 Arm Pull Up or Chin Up! Underhand Grip= Chin Up Overhand Grip= Pull Up Same form as usual but you just use one arm to pull yourself up. This is a pretty advanced movement so only try this once you
A chin is very similar to a pullup. The only difference is that your hands are reversed. Your palms will be facing you with an underhand grip. Grab the bar shoulder width apart and hang from the bar. Without a kip or swing pull up till your chin passes the
Can’t do a pull up yet? No problem! Although calisthenics is all about just using your bodyweight, sometimes buying certain equipment can help you excel at calisthenics. Go to your local walmart or buy online some exercise bands. Wrap it around your bar and place one foot inside. Then do
The clapping pull up is a fun variation of a regular pullup. Perform the same form done in a regular pull up, however on the way up to the bar explode up and let go of the bar. When you let go clap your hands together and then grab the
This exercise can be done on rings or a bar. Grab a low bar or rings low. Your body will be almost horizontal with the ground, back facing the ground. Lower yourself until your arms are fully extended. Once extended pull up to starting position, chest hitting bar or rings.
The staple exercise of any calisthenics program and is the most associated exercise with calisthenics. The pull up is a key exercise for back and bicep growth. Not only that but it also activates your core and shoulders. To perform a standard pull-up, grap the bar shoulder width apart with