It’s always fun to take a sledge hammer to popular myths. We’ve done it before with 6 Female Strength Training Myths that Won’t Die.
Today, we’re gonna shatter some common bodyweight exercise and workout myths.
Loosen up your arm and let’s start swingin’!
Myth #1 – You Can’t Get Strong With Bodyweight Exercises
Yes, you can get crazy strong with bodyweight exercises. But please keep in mind the rule of specificity. There’s a difference between getting strong on the powerlifts (squat, bench press, and deadlift) and being able to perform advanced bodyweight exercises such as pistols and handstand push-ups. The term “strength” is relative and we must keep things in context.
Will you become a world record powerlifter using nothing but bodyweight exercises? … Click to continue reading
Howdy, everyone! I’m excited to bring you a terrific guest post by fellow Beautiful Badass Shawna Kaminski.
Here’s an awesome fact about Shawna – she can do more pull-ups than most men I know. And she’s almost 50. Shawna’s a serious badass!
Got your attention didn’t I?
It’s true. According to the New York Times and a study from the University of Daytona, women CAN’T do pull ups. Researchers came up with all kinds of reasons for the fact that in this particular study, exercise physiologists were unsuccessful in getting their subjects to achieve an unassisted pull up. Clearly if these ‘experts’ couldn’t get this group of 17 women to do at least ONE pull up, it’s fair to assume that NO WOMAN … Click to continue reading
Howdy, y’all! Today I have a guest post courtesy of my friend, Forest Vance. I don’t talk much about kettlebell training on this site, mostly because the only true kettlebell exercise I know how to do correctly is a swing. Forest is going to give you a great Kettlebell & Bodyweight Density Workout you can do in a matter of minutes along with a couple of demonstration videos. Enjoy!
The HardStyle kettlebell system is about:
Getting the most you can out of the basic kettlebell moves.
Getting maximum results in miniumum time.
Getting stronger and improving performance – while helping you simultaneously gain lean muscle and lose body fat.
Sticking to time-tested principles that ACTUALLY WORK.
HardStyle kettlebell training is what we do at my fitness … Click to continue reading