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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Karen Smith

    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...
  4. Smith Machine for OAPU Practice

    Hey All, I was curious what you all thought about using the SM for OAPU practice. In NW Pavel discusses the importance of corkscrewing your hand to create tension, however, “breaking the bar” would also provide irradiation. I ask because the SM is easy to set up at different heights as I’m a...
  5. Feedback on my own KB program

    Hello, I would like to hear some feedback on my own kettlebell routine. Also, do tell if you recognize other similar principles or programs in it. I'd really appreciate it. The goal of the routine is to be something that is independent of the equipment (though of course, I prefer the KBs)...
  6. Carl

    Any plans for 1 day bodyweight course in UK?

    I’ve been keeping an eye out but no joy as yet for 2020. Any plans @Karen Smith, @Steve Freides or @Pavel Macek?
  7. A TGU Bodyweight Equivalent? Why/Why Not?

    I read an article that said 'a PT from trainstrong PT could barely flip a 350kg tyre. after doing 3 months of serious TGU work with a 48kg kettlebell, he was able to flip it over easily' I cant get a kettlebell, Would a One Arm Handstand provide the same stabiliser strength as the TGU??? If...
  8. Stuck at 15 pull ups

    Hi everybody, Im writing this because I just tested my pullup max, and its the same as 2 1/2 months ago, 15. Im 19 years old, 190cm (6′ 2.8″), and 73kg(161 lbs). My current program, which I have been doing since I last tested my max (2 1/2 months ago), consistently except for 2 weeks at the...
  9. tlo72

    My 20 Potato Chips HIIT Oct 16 2019

    Activation routine - 5 10s plank, 5 10s superman fly, 20 slow lunges, 20 slow pushup, 5 min run Main routine - 5 rounds of 1 minute on 1 minute off hands off explosive push-up followed by high plank knee tuck My reps was 9-9-9-9-7 lost steam at the...
  10. tlo72

    Bodyweight Fitness as a Relay Sport

    My buddy and I constantly try to find ways to motivate ourselves when doing super hard sets. When we workout alone we often lack the stimulus to push to the max when our bodies telling us to stop. Then we did the crazy thing to work out together through Skype by sharing the workout video and...
  11. Benjamin Renaud

    DIY Stall Bar with construction file. Pull-up/dip attachment

    Never thought about dropping this off here before. Stallbars.pdf
  12. André Martins Tauk

    Fail to reach 10 reps mark in gtg

    I've been doing pistol squat weightened, pull up weightened and one arm push up 6x a week using the gtg method. Every time I hit 10 reps (after doing half of the max every day, 4 to 5 series of 1 to 5 reps) I increase the weight, as Pavel teach in the gtg. I can make easy 5x5, with 2 min rest...
  13. Maine-ah KB

    Figuring out % for weighted bodyweight

    Hi all So how do you figure out % with weighted bodyweight? for example 1rm for me is bodyweight +28kg (113kg) would 85% be (113kg x 85%)=96kg OR is it better to go from the added weight? 28kg x 85%=24kg lastly is using % of 1rm for bodyweight a flawed though and I should instead figure out...
  14. GtG placement in a mesocycle. Where is best?

    Hi all, this is my first post and I hope I put it in the right place. First off, I am a soldier and am required to pass a fitness test of high rep push ups and sit ups. I am using Grease the groove to up my number of reps for this event. I had read that GtG only works for 2-3 weeks until...
  15. Training for Life

    Looking for advice designing a program with incorporated GTG

    Greetings, I recently started doing training after a few years of couch potato life and am quite interested of how to incorporate GTG into training. I did a bit over three months of bodyweight training up to this point with five sessions per week (Mon Lower Body, Tue Upper Body + Core, Wed Yoga...
  16. FastFirst

    How to cut muscle when already lean?

    Hope you folks can give me some ideas. If this is an area you know something about, I would appreciate you taking the time to read this. I am looking to cut about 10lb of muscle, appreciate that at my age or any age that seems a bit daft. But I have running goals that I cannot achieve at my...
  17. skinny-fat seeking to join the army.

    Hello everyone So all of a sudden I decided to enlist in the army and I'm serious this time. For the past few weeks I have started self-training by carrying out bodyweight workouts like pushups, sit ups, squats, and running every other day. My current progress: 2 miles in 27 mins, 10 diamond...
  18. Base Strength for Calisthenics

    Hi All, I am new to the forum so apologies if something similar has been posted before (I have looked but cant find a thread that answers my questions). Can someone advise me on a simple bodyweight routine focusing on upper body (I do a lot of running and cycling so wont be neglecting legs)...
  19. Pull ups for Tall guys at home or on the road.

    As my Forum name indicates, I am tall. I'm 6 feet 6 inches (~198cm) tall and can easily reach my ceiling by reaching up. I also live in an apartment where the best pull up bar I could get is one that fits on the door frame, which I barely fit under. I have read in Mr. Tsatsouline's works that...
  20. What have your strength gains been with bodyweight training?

    Hey guys can I ask a favor? I'm doing a stat report for an analytics project in my class, and my topic is Strength Increases Utilizing Exclusive Bodyweight Training. Have you gotten any measurable gains in strength through bodyweight training? If so, what are they (increase in total reps...
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