Lever Push-ups

The next progression after Close Hand Push-ups is the Lever Push-up. With this exercise, we shall start putting more weight through one arm, thus getting us closer to the one arm push-up. Muscles Worked Primary Triceps brachii Secondary (Synergists) Pectoralis major Deltoid anterior (front) Stabilizers (Fixators) Rectus abdmonis Obliques Pectoralis minor Serratus anterior Quadriceps Gastrocnemius Soleus Read More …

Intermediate Calisthenics Class Starting in Jannali

Classes coming to Jannali on Thursdays at 8am. The intermediate class will cover the following exercises: Pull-ups Pistol squats Hollow body hold Advanced push-ups Bridging Simply select the button below and choose a suitable time for a pre-class assessment. Places are limited to three students so book now to avoid disappointment! Here’s what Charles had to Read More …

Calisthenics Highlights Video – November 2015

Maximum Potential Calisthenics Highlights are back, featuring clips from the best bits of my students and I. In order of viewing, here are the details of the video. Nadine has been training with me since June, in that time her strength has improved massively. Here she is performing full push-ups. To reach this point, she Read More …

Handstand Push-up Tutorial

Once you can perform Pike Push-ups with your hips directly above your shoulders, you are ready to start working on handstand push-ups. Another prerequisite for this is that you can comfortably get into a wall handstand and hold for at least 30 seconds. Muscles Worked Primary Anterior deltoid (front) Triceps brachii Secondary (Synergists) Pectoralis major, clavicular (upper) Deltoid Read More …

Calisthenics Highlights Video – June 2015

June’s calisthenics highlights are up: This time we’re featuring the following exercises: Chewie has progressed to straight bar dips and is getting good range of motion. His clutch flag has progressed well since last month, with a solid hold on the bar and slightly extended knees. He has now progressed to close hand pull-ups. You Read More …