Bodyweight Training

Calistenics is an often overlooked and underutilised training tool. Yet you will find that it has been used as a staple by many old school conditioning coaches. I always begin bodyweight training with any new clients. Whereas swinging a kettlebell takes some time to learn, bodyweight training is much safer to begin with and can even be used as a deload week as a break from weights.

We have tons of really challenging bodyweight workouts that require zero equipment, and can be challenging from any level from beginner to advanced.

Bodyweight Exercises:

  • Pressups
  • Burpees
  • Situps
  • Lunges
  • Jump Squats
  • Jumping Jacks
  • Leg Raises
  • Planks
  • Pullups
  • Chinups

Here are 5 hardcore old school bodyweight strength and conditioning workouts:

Workout #1 

100 Jumping Jacks 

25 pushups

25 situps 

25 squats 

X 4 rounds for time  

Workout #2 

Lunges x 10  

Jump Squats x 10 

Situps x 10 

Burpees x 10 

5 rounds for time 

Workout #3 

40 Jump squats 

20 Pushups 

10 Burpees 

= 1 round

Amrap 20 minutes 

Workout #4 

150 burpees 

For time 

Workout #5 

5 Pushups

10 Situps 

15 Squats 

= 1 round 

Amrap 20 minutes 

For more workouts and old school conditioning go to our workouts section

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