Many people don’t realize the benefits of bodyweight training because every fitness magazine has air brushed models hitting weights in a state of the art gym. You don’t need to be a dude in the gym hitting weights to get the body you want…you don’t even need a gym membership! Here are the top bodyweight training techniques of 2014 to help you with your new year resolutions.

#1: Basic to Beast Complete Bodyweight Workout Program

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
Too many trainees and athletes are quick to overlook (and sometimes forget) about Bodyweight Training. Even so, you can become very strong when training with just your bodyweight. Bodyweight Training is all about the basics and the truth is, no matter how advanced you are, your body will always fall back on its base level of strength. Your overall bodyweight strength will always serve as the foundation and bridge to your other strengths. Read More…

#2: Climbing the Hill: The Ultimate Calisthenics Transformation

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
All my workouts involve one thing: bodyweight exercises. I do all my workouts on parallel bars, pull ups bars, or on the ground. I used to be into heavy powerlifting, but recently moved to are purely bodyweight training regimen about nine months ago. I noticed a big change in both my physique and strength. I actually felt a difference in my body; doing my unique exercises opened up a totally new door in my body and fitness. I noticed I was using muscles that I had never even used before. Read More…

#3: 7 Bodyweight Exercises For Extreme Upper Body and Core Strength

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
Critics of bodyweight style training, often remark that it isn’t the best mode of exercise for strength gains. You can only progress with repetitions. and it eventually becomes an endurance exercise…They Say. This could be true of basics such as the push-up or squat, but there is a wide variety of modifications and leverage adjustments that can be made to change the difficulty of most bodyweight exercises. Read More…

#4: 3 Advanced Bodyweight Workouts for Capoeira Acrobatics

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. One important component in Capoeira is acrobatics; see how this segment of the art enhances overall performance. The Capoeira acrobatic chain is an art form in and of itself containing many different categories, but in the end it has its own style and uniqueness. Read More…

#5: The Top 3 Bodyweight Training Exercises You Haven’t Heard Of

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There are three exercises that I use to test peoples. These movements test endurance, strength, mobility, agility and determination. These three are PK’s (Push-Ups and Knees), Four Claps (Abs, Abs and more Abs). Along with the ever most coveted full body burpee killer, the “Assassins.” Read More…

#6: 5 Step Guide to Increasing Your Pull Ups

 5 Step Guide to Increasing Your Pull Ups
The pull-up, is the king of all upper body exercises. For many it seems completely unattainable, for others it is as natural as walking. For those who can do pull ups, there is always the desire to eek out one more beautifully executed dead hang rep. At some point in your bodyweight journey, the ever-increasing rep maxes start to slow down and the ability to do more becomes questionable. You’re no beginner though; you’ve built the strength, so how can you keep taking it to the next level? Read More…

#7: The Top 5 Capoeira Moves to Get Started

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
Capoeira touches many fields of fitness, skill work, and movement quality that could be distilled for the purposes of the second group, without the actual practice of the Capoeira basics, which are required for becoming a legitimate practitioner of the art form and body language. Read More…

#8: The Ultimate Guide to Mixing Bodyweight Workouts with Kettlebell Workouts

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
I’m a firm believer in mastering the basic skills and attributes before diving into advanced unconventional stuff. One cannot hope to build a solid building on a shaky foundation. If you want serious results with kettlebells, you must dedicate a fair amount of time to basic kettlebell lifts, as well as mobility and bodyweight training. Read More…

#9: DeFranco: The Truth Regarding Six-Pack Abs & Core Training

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014

Joe DeFranco shares his thoughts on six-pack abs & core training. Read More…

#10: Why You Should Choose Sprinting Over Jogging for Greater Gains

Top Bodyweight Training Techniques of 2014
In ancient times, sprinting was a way of life and a staple in training protocols. As the centuries progressed, we began to favor dialing down the speed and increasing the distance. Jogging originated in the mid-17th century and became progressively more popular during the 1960’s and 70’s. Jogging gained notoriety when boxers made it a staple during their training camps and from there it quickly sprouted out to other athletes and weekend warriors alike. Read More…