Author: Gabo Saturno


How To Start Calisthenics – L SIT & PISTOL SQUATS The L Sit and Pistol Squats are two calisthenics moves that will challenge everyone’s core and legs strength. Although very different movements, they both required you to have a really strong core and hip flexors as well as some degree of hamstring flexibility. Lets take a closer look at this two moves! THE L SIT The L Sit is perform by lifting your body with your arms completely straight pushing down and then raising your legs to create a 90 degree angle with your torso. The easiest place to do...

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How To Start Calisthenics – PUSH UPS & DIPS Calisthenics is mostly seen as a difficult, sometimes impossible form of training. Even though it can get pretty complex and challenging, Calisthenics can be done by anyone. It is not always about spinning or jumping from bar to bar, in fact, it is about simply working out using only your own body weight. This can be done by doing simple and basic movements such as push-ups, dips, pull-ups and squats. Lets take a look at push ups and dips. These two movements are considered pushing exercises. They work primarily on the chest, triceps...

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How To Start Calisthenics – PULL UPS The pull-up is considered one of the ‘basic’ moves in the Calisthenics world. Despite its popularity, the pull-up can be found really challenging for some or even most individuals. It requires a strong grip, the activation of all your back muscles and a good amount of strength to pull yourself up a bar. However, as any other basic Calisthenics move there are easier progressions you can do in other to master the pull up. By training with the proper drills and by following the right workouts you will be able to master this...

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HOW TO HUMAN FLAG. Every Calisthenic enthusiasm will be intrigue to learn the Human Flag at some point in their journey. This skill is arguably the most impressive static hold at first sigh. However, It is one one the first moves achieved by many athletes. The Human Flag requires strength in your shoulders, back and entire core, especially your obliques. As any static hold, smart training must be followed. You can have the strongest core in the world, however, if you do not train towards the move itself it will be hard to get there. Skills like this require you...

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How To Get Stronger. Do you prefer to look strong or to be strong? Even though you can certainly achieve both, having big muscles does not necessarily translate into having real strength. To get stronger you must train smart and hard. Lets revise three methods you can use in order increase your strength. 1.  INCREASE YOUR REPS. A perfect indicator you are getting stronger is you being able to do more reps in a particular exercise. Therefore, by doing more reps when you train you strength will increase. Try adding 2 more reps per week and see the results for...

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