Calisthenics for Beginners: Free Workouts & Tutorials
Learn how to create an athletic, powerful body with this calisthenics for beginners guide – no gym required.
The Best Beginner Calisthenics Exercises
Fundamental exercises to master calisthenics.
Improves scapular control which is integral for all upper-body exercises.
Can’t do pull-ups yet? Do these paired with negative pull-ups for the best results.
Improves your horitzonal pulling strength and body awareness.
Want to get really good at calisthenics? Master push-ups. Do them often.
Dips are an excellent upper-body exercise that improves strength and muscle size.
6. Pistol Squats or Deep Squats
These are a must to create an athletic body you can trust.
Performing L-sits on p-bars strengthens your shoulder depression and hip flexors all in one movement.
The Only 12 Calisthenics Exercises You Need to Focus On
Ready to take Calisthenics seriously? Set these 12 fundamental calisthenics exercises and skills as your training goals. Beginner to advanced progression are included, so you’ll know exactly what to do as you get stronger.
3 Day Calisthenics Beginners Program
Build strength & mobility without the guesswork.
Yes, you can reach your fitness and mobility goals by training 3 days per week! This at-home beginner calisthenics workout plan is designed to build strength and mobility – without any excessive jumping (the downstairs neighbours will thank you).
Calisthenics Skills for Beginners
Enjoy your training. Stay motivated.
Training for a skill is one of the most rewarding aspects of starting calisthenics. Having a skill in mind gives you a goal to work towards, which helps to motivate you to work out consistently.
Top 4 Calisthenics Beginner Skills
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Best Calisthenics Workout Routine for Beginners
7 minutes to 60, beginner workouts no matter your time limit.
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How to Start
Step-by-step instructions to get started today.
Calisthenics Equipment for Beginners
Convenient, Inexpensive Equipment.
My number one recommended calisthenics beginner equipment is dip bars as they are highly versatile and easy to store – and take on the go!