Calisthenics for Beginners with Frank Medrano

In this video Frank Medrano explains his basic calisthenics training routines. He talks about how to do specific calisthenics exercises to achieve maximum results. Key Points: To build a strong foundation do the basic calisthenics exercises regularly – if you do this, you will be able to advance to extreme calisthenics moves. The basic calisthenics … Read more

How to do a Plank

Plank | ModernCalisthenics.com

The plank is a brilliant exercise for building core strength using only your own bodyweight. In this exercise guide, I will teach you how to perform the plank correctly, ensuring maximum gains without the risk of injury. The plank focuses on your core muscles: abdominal, back, hips, shoulders, neck. The plank is a great exercise … Read more

How to do Dips

How to do Dips | Modern Calisthenics

Dips are one of the 5 basic exercises you need to master in order to progress in calisthenics. Along with push ups, sit ups, pull-ups and squats, dips should be at the core of your workout routines. In my opinion you should be doing these everyday. Even if you only have time and motivation for one set of each, do them everyday!

The rule is: the basics are the basics and you can’t beat the basics.” – Charles Poliquin – Strength training legend.

With Charles’ wise words fresh in our minds, let’s talk about how to do dips…



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How to do a Push Up

Push-up Exercise Guide | Modern Calisthenics

One of the most fundamental exercises in the calisthenics repertoire is the push up. If you want to build strength through bodyweight exercises then get prepared to perform a lot of push ups on a regular basis.

The benefit of doing push ups is that they will help you build strength in your shoulders, chest and arms as well as toning your core and back muscles.

In this article, I’ll walk you through this simple yet effective exercise. I’ll explain exactly how to do a push up properly and point out common mistakes and how to avoid them. After you have read this article you will be able to perform the perfect push up.

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