Bodyweight Fitness Blog

The latest news and thoughts from calisthenics and the wider fitness community

Why Bodyweight Training?

11 September 2017
Lewis Visick

When most people think of Bodyweight training, they imagine push-ups, pull-ups, dips or rows. They believe this is too basic and will not build any significant strength or muscle and eventually disregard it, moving to more well known methods of weight lifting. Shockingly, lots of professionals in the fitness field have a similar idea when its comes to bodyweight training and never give it the time of day. Bodyweight training has some of the most...

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The importance of a structured training programme

6 September 2017
Lewis Visick

Anyone who is trying progress and achieve fitness related goals whether they are a beginner, intermediate or advanced in their fitness journey, should have a well structured, periodised training programme. Whether you need a Personal Trainer to write you a programme or you are knowledgable enough to write you're own, consistently developed and progressive workout programmes should be a staple in your training life.
In the initial stage...

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Form - Quality over Quantity

31 August 2017
Lewis Visick

We hear the term 'form' being used a lot in the fitness industry, yet not many fitness enthusiasts pay enough time and attention to it. Many fitness professionals will shout about the importance of having good form to their clients and friends, but few delve deep enough and really practice what they preach. First we'll start with a few pointers of what 'good form' actually means and how it can be adapted to suit different disciplines... Having good form during an exercise basically means that...

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