What Is Calisthenics

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The official definition of Calisthenics according to is “A training technique that involves any exercises performed using no added weight, and is commonly referred to as body-weight training”

In short it is a form of physical training consisting of a variety of exercises, often rhythmical movements, generally without using equipment. These exercises are intended body strength and flexibility with movements such us bending, jumping, swinging, twisting or kicking, using only one’s body weight for resistance. They are usually conducted in concert with stretches.

When performed vigorously and with variety can benefit both muscular and cardiovascular fitness, in addition to improving psychomotor skills such us balance, agility and coordination.

Groups such us sports teams and military often perform leader-directed group calisthenics as a form of synchronised physical training to increase group cohesion and discipline

Calisthenics Workout Plans and Exercises

Below there is a list of the most popular workouts routines and exercises

full Body Routines

Lower Body Routines

Upper Body Routines

Core Routines

Calisthenics For Beginners

If you ever wondered “how to start calisthenics” we have curated a a list of the most popular guides for beginners


Calisthenics Equipment

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