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Weighted Calisthenics: The Best of Both Worlds

Weighted CalisthenicsSo you might be wondering why the F there’s only one post since December? Well, I’ve been really busy with my full-time job (yes, I have a full-time job) and with music (yes, I’m musician (and not to waste this awesome place without advertisement check my stuff out on SoundCloud)), and with my own training, so there was no time and energy for articles. But now I’m back and ready to kick some ass. So today’s topic is weighted calisthenics. I wrote an article on what is better: weights or calisthenics? You can check it out here. However, current topic is not about what is better. It’s about the ways to utilize external weights to make calisthenics more challenging and interesting, and how to make bodyweight strength progressions easier. Yep, that’s right.

How Did I Discover Weighted Calisthenics?

You might think: “Are you retarded or what? Every bonehead gym rat knows that you can add weight to bodyweight exercises to make them harder”. Well, I knew that too as well. Continue reading