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    HIIT Workout Benefits – Get the Ultimate Physique

    First of all, What is HIIT? Well, the acronym stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This is the training in which you put a maximum effort for a short period of time, followed by a period of rest or active recovery. You can perform a HIIT workout with almost every exercise, as long as you perform it with a lot (and by ‘a lot’ I mean ‘ A LOT ‘) of intensity. In the rest period you can jog, walk or just chill. In this article I am going to share with you 10 HIIT workout benefits, why do I prefer HIIT training over Cardio and I will show you…

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    How to Workout Abs at Home – NO Equipment

    The abdominals are the most used muscles in Calisthenics. They represent the connecting bridge between our lower and upper body. So even if we’re working out our legs and we’re performing squats for example, or we’re training our back and we’re doing pull-ups, we’re always going to work out our abdominals too. Even though you are using the abdominals (the ABS) in probably 100% of Calisthenics exercises, you will notice the results much harder than in any other muscle group. I have seen a lot of people performing countless repetitions of abs with almost no results. Why? Because they’re performing the same exercise or only exercises that target the same…

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    How to Increase Pull Up Reps – Grease the Groove

    Do you want to literally master your pull-up game? Have you ever wondered ‘how to increase your pull up reps’? If your answer to these 2 questions is yes, then you are exactly where you need to be. In this article I am going to explain to you the Grease The Groove method and everything you need to know about it, I will tell you 4 things that you need to improve in order to master those pull-ups and as a bonus, I am going to share with you my personal pull-ups workout that’s helping me improve my strength. So let’s get started, shall we? Grease the Groove – Go…

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    How to Build Muscle With Calisthenics – 5 Rules

    Lately I have been reading a lot of articles about building muscle with Calisthenics on different websites and I could draw a simple conclusion: most of them are just personal opinions (from people who have never tried Calisthenics as a lifestyle probably), myths and ‘gossips’.  Well, first of all I want you to find out that YOU CAN build muscle with Calisthenics and more actually, it is the most efficient and the fastest way to do that if you will consider all these 5 rules that I’m going to discuss here within this article.  So let’s get started, shall we? #1 You Need to Create Hypertrophy Wait, what…does it mean? In simple…

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    Calisthenics Workout Routine For Beginners

    Have you ever wondered how to set up a Calisthenics workout routine? How to organize all the exercises, how to include all the muscles of your body into your training, how much rest should you have between exercises, how long should you make every workout, how many sets and reps and so on…? If so, you are exactly where you need to be. I am going to answer all of your questions in this post and I am going to walk you through the principles of setting up a Calisthenics workout routine. Also, I am going to give you a good example that I have created for you which you…

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    How to Start Calisthenics – 8 Basic Principles

    When I first found out about Calisthenics I was incredibly impressed… All those guys with athletic physique doing all kind of exercises and having that astounding control of their own body? I said to myself “Come on, that’s so cool and unbelievable!“. So I started working out daily because I wanted to become like those guys and I wanted to achieve those skills. And more of that, I just fell in love with the idea of Calisthenics in no time. The problem was that I was so ambitious and slowly I started to overthink about everything. “What if I’m not doing this exercise right and I’m not going to progress?…

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    About Alex

    Hello there to everyone, my name is Alex Rubio and welcome to my website, Calexthenics.com. I want to build a strong community here, where we can communicate with each other, where we can motivate each other, so I want to share with you some personal information about myself and my journey until this day. My Story I was born in Romania in a place that is big to call it a town and small to call it a city. Its name is Buzau. I grew up there and I had lived there for 20 years. Wow, it feels like a looot of time when I’m thinking about it. A quarter…