Bodyweight Exercises

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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12 Effective Arm Exercises Without Weights

12 Sports Performance And Size-Building Arm Exercises Without Weights By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Muscular arms are not just for show. Strong and powerful...

How to Motivate Athletes to Train on Their Own

Motivation, How Can We Motivate Our Athletes To Train When Not At School By Phillip Wilke How do we motivate athletes to stick to their training during...

The 'All You' Bodyweight Workout

The "All You" Bodyweight Intense Full Body Workout By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you need to schedule a sports conditioning total body workout between...

Benefits of the Bird Dog Exercise

The quadruped bird dog exercise is a great movement for improving core stability and spinal rigidity. Performing it on a bench produces even greater...

Try This Bodyweight Circuit When You Can't Get to the Gym

An at-home bodyweight workout is incredibly beneficial for maintaining overall strength. Bodyweight training is often overlooked for athletes because...