Straight Talking Fitness & Redevelop Movement are excited to announce another of our Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshops! Following our warm reception in Norwich we’re now taking our methodology … Continue Reading Calisthenics & Bodyweight Strength Training Workshop Coming To Bristol! (April 13th)
One of the classic sights in the calisthenics world is people running before they can walk. Just have a look at reddit forums and gymnastics bodies forums and you’ll see … Continue Reading When Have You Truly Mastered A Move In Calisthenics?
This experiment was a completely spontaneous and unplanned one. It wasn’t part of a ’30 day challenge’ or some empty new year’s vow. It was born from a simple thought: … Continue Reading The Handstand Experiment: What A Month’s Worth Of Work Did For Me
With summer in full swing in the western hemisphere, outdoor training is as appealing as it will ever be. Sunshine, long days and fresh air sculpt the ever-growing appeal of … Continue Reading Alternatives To Weighted Pull ups
If there’s a question I’ve been asked more times than I can count it’s ‘what’s the best exercise for chest?’ The poor souls have seen all the YouTube videos of … Continue Reading Alternatives To Weighted Dips
Flexibility is so incredibly individual and varies so wildly; some claim to have never been flexible, others claim they’ve always been flexible. Some claim to have become flexible from once … Continue Reading How Long Does It Really Take To Drastically Change Your Flexibility?
It’s been far too long since I’ve ran an experiment in which I can document my ongoing results with you guys. It’s actually one of my favourite ways to … Continue Reading Ido Portal’s 30 Day Hang Challenge?
We keep hearing how great gymnastics rings are as a workout tool and how we should all be using them for a host of reasons……… One of the obstacles we … Continue Reading A Beginner’s Guide To Building Straight Arm Strength On The Gymnastics Rings
If there’s ever a move that looks simpler than it is, it’s the front lever. Holding one requires no flexibility and no balance but a BUCKET LOAD of strength. It’s … Continue Reading What YOU NEED To Know About The Front Lever!
I made an unconscious switch to calisthenics from weight training back in the early part of 2016. It just happened; it wasn’t intentional as such, I just started to enjoy … Continue Reading How I Put My Shoulder Impingement To Bed In 2017 (Rehab Exercises & Ideas)
Once you tick off pull ups, dips, push ups and other basic staple calisthenic moves, it becomes time to think about what’s next. It’s a popular debate: what moves shall … Continue Reading How Flexibility Makes Calisthenics Easier
The calisthenics world has so many eye-catching moves that when most people see them, even if it’s only in a random YouTube video, and want to try and train for them. … Continue Reading Tips For Faster Gains With Front Levers, Back Levers, Planches & Human Flags
You wake up and feel it. You sit down and you’re reminded of it. You go to lift something and there it goes again. Even your friends and family … Continue Reading Fixing Low Back Pain – “Is My Lower Back weak?!”
Gymnastic rings were once specialist and you never saw them in gyms unless you found yourself in a gymnastics centre. Fast forward 10-15 years and the rings are very much … Continue Reading Wooden VS Plastic Gymnastics Rings – Which to buy?
The shoulder joint is notorious for being one of the most complex in the body. Basic study/knowledge of anatomy will tell you just how much movement is available at the … Continue Reading ANOTHER move for healthier shoulders
Helping you get more out of one of the most popular exercises on the planet Show a newbie to the gym for the first time and they’ll likely struggle to … Continue Reading How to get more out of The Kettlebell Swing