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  1. Bodyweight Can you grease the groove push-ups and bench press at the same time?

    My goal with push-ups is to gain reps and build muscular endurance, and while I've found success with greasing the groove, I have abandoned bench pressing so it doesn't interfere with my recovery. But I'd love to increase my strength on the bench press. Pavel Tsatsouline recommends only...
  2. Kettlebell LEO/SWAT Program Assistance

    Hello, Looking for some assistance structuring a program. I’m a LEO/SWAT operator with variable work schedule. I train BJJ 2-3 times per week. Looking to add strength training to my schedule. Issues I have is that some weeks I have access to a gym several times per week and other weeks I’m...
  3. rvaldrich

    Bodyweight Pull-ups not pulling their weight

    Howdy! So I think I've identified that my back does not seem to respond to high-volume work. I'm 15 years old for the 25th time, doing S&S + some calisthenics on top of kung fu/MMA. I was inspired by a post which involved what the commenter called 'Easy Strength Lite' (which I cannot find...
  4. Tom Pintaric

    Bodyweight Arm numb when running

    Hi there folks, Has anyone felt list their arm is going numb (my left) when running...and this numbness is tied to pull-ups I have been doing...arm numbness starts at about elbow crease and tends to tingle fingers below...After running with extended arm, blow flow comes in and all is...
  5. ancientstrength

    Bodyweight Calisthenics vs Deadlift

    Ever since reading the book "Building the Gymnastic Body" I was amazed at the claims by the author. The book was written by a gymnastics coach by the name of Christopher Sommer. He stated that one of his students deadlifted 181kg/400lbs on his first attempt. The most impressive thing is that the...
  6. Jacob DeRossett

    Practice.

    Hello, Newly certified instructor and relatively new to kettlebell training and StrongFirst. I wish I would have found this site in 2003 when I started training, but alas, I am here now! Background: At 12 years old I would ride the bus to Walmart after school each day where I wait for my mom...
  7. Other/Mixed OAM push up and Bent press

    Has anyone done an A and B routine that has bent press on one day and OAM push ups on the other?
  8. Bodyweight Pull Up / Press Up Increases

    Hi Everyone, Firstly, I just want to thank everyone who has contributed to this forum, it's been such a valuable resource for me whilst I've been training and I really value all of the information that has been broadcasted. I'm currently training towards what I imagine is a rather common goal...
  9. Bodyweight Mathematical Model - Weighted Pullups to Front Lever

    Hello Everyone. I have been training calisthenics for two years, and in the process I have noticed that there is correlation between weighted pullup maxes and front lever progressions. Therefore, I have decided to do a mathematics modelling project on weighted pullup to front lever progression...
  10. Bodyweight Hi Need Help any adv Appreciated

    Hi, Just got into fitness and strength bodyweight. Discovered GTG, now I can only do two pushups and 6 inverted rows Max test on Sunday. So for 5 days this week shall I do 8 rounds daily of both 1 push up and 3 rows untill Friday, then take two days off max test again on Sunday and then see my...
  11. Tobias K.

    Bodyweight Tactical Pullup Standard - Touching the bar with the upper chest

    I was reviewing the Tactical Pullup Standard: I notice in my own Pullups that I'm lacking the "last 5%" to get my upper chest touching the bar on the top of the Pullup. As a regular deskworker the muscles in my back are probably to weak. Are there support exercise I can do, e.g. some kind of...
  12. rvaldrich

    Bodyweight Simple & Sinister + Gymnastic Bodies(ish)

    Howdy y'all! Been here forever, but haven't posted in...well, forever. I fell down the rabbit hole of wanting to do EVERYTHING AT ELITE LEVEL!!! Went looking for how to combine gymnastics and power lifting and olympic lifting and parkour and cobblery and 19th Planet Shadow Kung Fu MMA, etc...
  13. Other/Mixed A change

    Hi guys! I’ve not posted on the forums for a month or two now so I hope everybody’s all good first and foremost! I have recently looked through the NW book for the first time and I am looking at incorporating it into my training week. However, as effective as GTG is, I just don’t have the time...
  14. Kettlebell Quick and the Dead alternative exercises

    Okay, so I love the Quick and the Dead training! I’ve been doing it almost exclusively during quarantine, and all this jazz with the virus. Now, I’m supposed to travel soon and I want to continue my training but don’t have the ability to take my kettlebell. What are some alternatives to the...
  15. Bodyweight Circuit below MAF antiglycolytic?

    Hi everyone, Simple question is a circuit workout antiglycolytic if the heart rate stays below MAF without following A+A protocole? For example: 4 rounds of Bw squat Pushup Pullup Situp The idea is to wait the heart rate goes below 110 before beginning the following exercise. It takes in...
  16. Bodyweight Questions re Weighted Dips

    Hello all, First post here. I just tested the number of body-weighted dips that I can do in a single set, and I am able to do 13. I have been doing BW dips every other day using the GTG methodology (10 sets of 5 reps, done throughout the day). From the information I've gathered (being able to...
  17. Bodyweight Some advice please - Modifying YAYOG program - Weightloss Journey

    Hi I'm Sam. Been using Mark Lauren's You Are Your Own Gym on and off for 6 years. Absolutely love the program. Recently been watching some of Dr Jim Stoppani's work on youtube. He has convinced me, and I had heard previously, that lowering volume, but working out DAILY in full body format may...
  18. Bodyweight Multiple exercises GTG and A+A

    Hi everyone, What do you think about mixing those principles of training: -Everyday GTG on multiple exercises Push-ups, dips, pull-ups, crunches, bw squats (pistols). The idea isn't to focus on one exercice, but to be active all the day by doing many easy sets of different exercises (far...
  19. Bodyweight Confused.com

    Hi! I have several of Pavels books and never tried the workouts until now. I am at homeas everyone is right now and want to take my training to the next level. I want to discuss structure of my home plan. I only havebody weight available. I have looked at naked warrior and understand the...
  20. Karen Smith

    Bodyweight SIMPLE STRENGTH workshop

    Hello BW enthusiasts and coaches- I will be teaching my 3hr Simple Strength workshop on Feb 9th in San Clemente CA and after reading several post earlier thought I would go ahead and add the registration link here: Link for the workshop Pacific Strength I originally designed this workshop for a...
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