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12 Rules for Building Muscle

Calisthenics Muscle

If your main goal is to build bigger muscles, then follow these 12 rules and you’ll see the best muscle gains of your life!

Grease The Groove

Grease the Groove (GtG) is a methodology for improving your strength with specific movements written by Pavel Tsatsouline. At MP Calisthenics, we have modified this to fit into one session and have seen great improvements in strength as a result.

Pull-up Form Variations

There are many ways that you can vary the form of the standard pull-up.

In this post we shall explore some of these options and offer the benefits and drawbacks to each variation.

The Clean Explosive Bar Muscle-up

In some disciplines the goal of a muscle-up is to make it efficient, so that you can do as many as possible in a short amount of time. With calisthenics, this is the opposite. The goal is strength; you have to use more strength and power from the upper body. This is what my current […]

MP Calisthenics Games 2016

MP Calisthenics Games 2016

In November 2016 we launched our first ever MP Calisthenics Games. This was a new competition open to all students both past and present of Maximum Potential Calisthenics. We held it at Wentworth Park in Ultimo, Sydney as this is easily accessible to my students and has all the equipment we required. Here are just […]

Growing Muscle Through Calisthenics

Dave Mace Front and Back Jan 2017

I’ve been training calisthenics since the back end of 2011, in that time I have gained a lot of strength. I can perform one arm chin-ups, human flags, muscle-ups, front and back levers and many more. However, though I did gain quite a bit of muscle in the first couple of years, my body has […]

Petr and Steve’s Calisthenics Highlights 2016

Petr and Steve

We’ve had a great year of training in 2016, with lots of new students and progress being made every week. During the year, I managed to get quite a few videos onto my Instagram account. In this series of posts, I’m going to show you some of the best moments from a selection of my students. […]