Tag: bodyweight exercises

Combining Calisthenics With Weights | Exercises And How To

It can be difficult moving from weight training to calisthenics (or bodyweight training), especially when you are so used to the weights. Ideally you should try to incorporate a mixture of the two into your workouts, that way you can keep the muscle building effects of the weights while you get stronger at the calisthenics exercises […]

The BEST Handstand Tutorial Ever!

Have you always wanted to do a handstand and relive those fun times in your childhood when it was so easy? Or do you enjoy calisthenics training and are working on getting your handstand and handstand push ups? Whatever the case may be, it’s always good to know the correct technique right from the start. If […]

Calisthenics Training And Tips And Where To Start, With Matt Curran!

Read Matt’s Full interview. For someone getting into the basics of calisthenics training, How would someone start off and what sort of programme could they follow? Much like conventional methods of gym that have your compound movements such as squats, bench press, dead lifts  etc., body weight too has its own. The foundation movements are push-ups, pull-ups, […]

How To: Training With Rubber Resistance Bands

A great way to add resistance to certain exercises is through the use of resistance bands. They are great to use when you seek an alternate to using weights or when you do not have access to a gym. A few different exercises which can be done to target certain muscle groups are demonstrated below […]

One On One With Gravity Core Co Founder And Calisthenics Pro, Nkululeko Makhaya

Quick stats Name: Nkululeko Makhaya Age: 29 Height: 1.73 m Current weight: 83 Kg Current city: Johannesburg, South Africa Occupation: Consultant at Barclays Africa Group Limited: Wealth and Investment Management How long have you been training in calisthenics and how did you get started in it? I started training calisthenics back in 2011. I remember […]