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Calisthenics, The Aesthetic Physique Beyond Big Muscles

Calisthenics, The Aesthetic Physique Beyond Big Muscles


A Mind-Blowing Physique – No Gym Required

Calisthenics is in another league than XXL shirts, custom tailored suites for oversized Venice Beach Celebrities and Bulky Muscle Predators, the results of Calisthenics are mind blowing aesthetic physiques that will impress more people than just showing off big muscles on the beach or flexing the muscles in the gym.

Frank Medrano – TRAIN INSANE Calisthenics Workout!!!

Mastering these exercises will amaze most people around you, just by watching the exercise routines of Calisthenics Masters when they practice will give you a new set of goals to achieve. Though in can seem supernatural observing the workouts, it’s enjoyable to see the unhuman results of the efforts put into these magical workouts, it’s achievable for everyone, and without the requirements of gyms and heavy equipment.

With no need of gyms, you’ll be able to begin the journey from home with a few new daily routines like Maciek who started as 13 year old 70kg shy kid, to build self confidence and a physique that most fitness freaks in the gym can’t achieve.

Courtesy of Maciek Przeniosło

What is Calisthenics?

Calisthenics is in the strength workout family of exercises, mostly consisting of various movements that exercise your large muscle groups, like standing, grasping and pushing. Calisthenics exercises are often performed rhythmically as bodyweight exercises and with minimal equipment.

Beautiful strength, the word “calisthenics” origins from the ancient Greek words KALÓS, meaning “BEAUTIFUL” to emphasise the aesthetic pleasure that derives from the perfection of the human body, and “STHENOS“, meaning “STRENGTH“. Calisthenics is the art of using your own body weight as resistance in order to train and develop a strong aesthetic physique. Sthenos likewise refers to the great mental strength and courage it requires in the form determination and mental control.

Get Started From Home, or Anywhere

Most exercises can be done using furniture at home, in your gardens or public places where you have pull bars or firm metal bars, even stairs railings bicycle rack can be used if you not nearby and bar rack available is most local areas and playgrounds.

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If you have a place to do chin-ups on. Maybe a set of rings or a pull-up bar, you are all good to get started with the beginner exercises before moving into more designed options of growing with your new fitness regime.

Street Workouts & Freestyle Calisthenics

Calisthenics is also associated with the rapidly growing international sport nicknamed Street Workout. Calisthenics, also known as street workout, is a bodyweight training regiment that hails from Eastern Europe. The street workout discipline consists of athletes performing calisthenics routines in timed sessions in front of a panel of judges. Calisthenics athletes are outcompeting each other in competitions while bringing new skills into the sport.

The Street workout competitions have also popularised Freestyle Calisthenics, which is a style of calisthenics where the performer uses their power and momentum to perform dynamic skills and tricks on the bar, often as part of a routine where each trick is linked together in a consistent flow. Here’s a short video from Street Workout World Cup 2020.

Street Workout World Cup – Reunion Island

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