Calisthenics may be a straightforward and ‘easy-to-understand’ form of exercise at a glance. But, it intensely carves off your muscles and ticks off your patience if you let it. In short, it tests you in every way. Pete Williams, a personal trainer and author at Men’s Journal, shares to us types of calisthenics workouts that you can do anytime, anywhere.
The Commercial Break Calisthenics Workout
This calisthenics workout includes short exercises. You can do them in front of your TV during commercial breaks. These are:
The Playground Calisthenics Workout
In this workout, you can find and use tools around the area that still lets you use your bodyweight. These can be a park bench or a step. This includes:
- Calf Raises
- Squat Jumps
The Hotel Room Calisthenics Workout
This category is the quickest one to do since it doesn’t need much time. According to Williams, you can do this whole workout even if you only have 15 minutes. This type of calisthenics workout includes:
- Lateral Lunges
The Beach Calisthenics Workout
Doing some energy-consuming activities on the sand is a hella hard task. How much more doing calisthenics workout? I’m telling you, that’s definitely a great punch for a more intense workout by the beach! Furthermore, here is the list of ‘three-sets-of-10’ exercises under this category:
- Jumping Jacks
- Walking Lunges
- Mountain Climbers
Strengthen Up Those Muscles Now
“When performed in a continuous, rigorous fashion, calisthenics train up your strength and aerobic capacity.”
Williams himself made all the calisthenics workouts mentioned above. He named and categorized them according to the setting. He also considered the particular tools you can use in the area that still gets you to use your own bodyweight.
Want to shape up now? Get it on and sweat out with these workouts.
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