Fitness Genre

Calisthenics

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Calisthenics

Calisthenics

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Calisthenics is a form of strength training consisting of a variety of movements that exercise large muscle groups such as standing, grasping, pushing, etc. All of the exercises performed in the genre are used with body weights.

Benefits

The benefits of calisthenics are low cost and available to do anywhere. Calisthenics is known for excellent conditioning and muscle toning.

Challanges

The difficulties of calisthenics are the slow progression made from it. Since it's all bodyweight exercises, it can be tough to accomplish the advance tasks. When you do achieve difficult challenges, the benefits are rewarding.

Skills Enhanced With

Calisthenics

Toning

Strength

Stability

Power

Equipment Used In

Calisthenics

Parallettes Bars

Weighted Vest

Ankle Weights

Pull-Up Bar

Suspension Trainers

Exercise Examples

Jumping Squats

Burpees

Russian Twist

Push Ups

Push Up Claps

Dips

Parallette High Knees

Jumping Jacks

Other Skills