Tag: calisthenics

One On One With Men’s Athletic Physique Athlete, Devonshire Pillay

Name: Devonshire Pillay Age: 33 Height: 1.79 m Competition weight: 80 kg Current weight: 84 kg Current city: Port Elizabeth, South Africa Occupation: Contracted courier work Were you always into training, how did you get started? I have been involved in sport since a young age, competing in athletics and soccer at school level. At the age of […]

The Right Way To Plank! & Common Plank Mistakes

So many people add the plank hold to their core or ab exercise routines, but often times are not doing the exercise correctly, and thus not maximising its benefits. At a glance the plank looks simple enough and easy to do, but there are a few small tweaks that need to be done to really […]

The Fit Five! 5 Tips For Progressing With Calisthenics Training

Some people train just to keep fit or look good, while others train to master certain exercises or feats, be it, to be able to squat or bench press a certain amount, sprint a particular distance in a certain time, or to be able to perform a handstand. When the goal is to progress in […]

Some Of The Best Core And AB Exercises For A Great Core Workout!

Here’s a few great exercises to really focus on your core and abs. The strength you gain from doing these kinds of exercises consistently, will translate into better strength with most calisthenic holds and exercises. A breakdown of the workout: You don’t need to do all the exercises in the workout if it is too […]

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 […]

Gravity Core Calisthenics Motivation, Front Lever Air Walks And More!

I met up with a few members from Team Gravity Core in Johannesburg, and managed to do a bit of calisthenics training as well as capture some incredible footage of these guys doing what they do best! I hope you enjoy it and it motivates you as much as it did me! View more cool calisthenics photos […]

The ‘Secret’ To Progressing In Calisthenics!

When I got into calisthenics, I never really had anyone to teach more or guide me. I learnt solely from youtube videos but not really from tutorials (nowadays there are many many tutorials for all different exercises). I would just see a guy doing the move, doing a handstand or front lever and then just […]

The Best Front Lever Progression Tutorial!

Bcntraining gives a great in depth tutorial for building up to the front lever. All progressions are covered and a detailed explanation of each is given. If you are struggling with the front lever or are aiming to achieve this hold, you need to watch this video!

The Fit Five! 5 Tips To Holding A Handstand

If you are interested in calisthenics training and bodyweight exercises, the handstand is a great exercise/hold to master and begin with. From there you can build on to it and do more advanced exciting things like the handstand push up, various yoga poses and planches. It is a great way to build strength in your […]