Bodyweight Exercises

Muscular strength is key for speed, power and athletic performance and elite athletes regularly perform workouts with the goal to improve their strength. When not pushing, pulling or lifting external weight in the form of barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and med balls, the pros employ bodyweight exercises to effectively target the muscles used in competition.

Latest in Bodyweight Exercises

Train These Little-Known Hip Muscles for a Big Boost in Performance

It's no secret we all have weaknesses that tend to cause problems in the weight room, on the field of play and in our daily lives. If you're a an athl...

By: Gavin McHale

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

By: J.T. Kotowski

How to Do Your First Bodyweight Dip

Bodyweight dips are a compound upper body movement. Often touted as the "upper body squat." Yeah they are the real deal. This popular exercise builds up...

By: Beau Bradbury

The Workout Terms and Equipment Athletes Need to Know

If you're new to working out, some of the terms you might hear spoken around the weight room or have read on your workout chart might seem like a fore...

By: Andy Haley

How to Stretch After Sitting in Class All Day

When you're working an office job, you're liable to develop aches, pains and stiffness from sitting at a desk in front of a computer for eight hours a...

By: Gary Moller

Latest Videos in Bodyweight Exercises

Quick and Effective High-Intensity Workout for At Home or on the Road

CTown CrossFit Coach Mitch Lowry demonstrates a no-equipment 2-exercise workout to easily perform at home or on-the-go. Lowry's "Shorter Quarters" workout incorporates Burpees and Air Squats for a quick bodyweight high-intensity challenge.

National Guard Basketball Drill

Increase leg strength and flexibility with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Dive Bomber

Increase upper body strength with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Jump Squat Thrusts

Increase your power and conditioning with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.

National Guard Push-Up Training

Improve your Push-Up potential with the help of Staff Sergeant Ken Weichert and the National Guard.