Strengthen your core with this quick five-minute parallettes workout based on the Lsit.
Do you love calisthenics? Are you training towards, or have you already mastered, the exercises and skills mentioned in this simple design? This fitted cotton tee is ideal for bodyweight training enthusiasts of all abilities who want to demonstrate their passion and hard work by wearing an awesome calisthenics top! The message of this design […] … Continue reading Calisthenics Workout Fitted T-shirt $21.99
Learn push ups, dips and the crow pose prior to training for handstand.
Ever wonder why there are more people lifting weights than doing calisthenics? Let's talk about learning curves, how they impact on beginners, and why calisthenics is worth the effort.
Training during the winter is a huge opportunity to grow your calisthenics potential. Don't quit!
There are probably thousands of incredible calisthenics athletes around the world. You can see them all on social media. Only a small number of them, however, differ from the rest in three ways - they are higher than 6' 2'', don't eat meat and have strong legs. I'm training to make a difference in the … Continue reading What Difference is Veggie Vlad Trying to Make in the Calisthenics World?
It might appear I haven't been up to much since quitting Instagram and barely posting on Facebook but I've actually been training really hard. It isn't cold enough yet for me to give up training outdoors and get stuck in the gym, so I'm regularly going to my favourite training ground in Meanwood Park (the … Continue reading Training Update, 30.10.2017
I recently bought a 30-day pass to Oxygen Trampoline Park in Leeds to work on learning new flips in a safe environment. I managed to fit 4 sessions and it was well worth the money (£25 instead of £40 for four sessions). This video includes front, back and side flips, gainer with an attempt to … Continue reading Freejumping at Oxygen in Leeds
Thank you to all those lovely people who attended one or more of my 14 outdoor calisthenics classes in Leeds Meanwood Park this summer 2017. I hope you had a great time building strength and endurance in the sunshine and fresh air. BIG THANK YOU to those who attended my class at least once: Hopi, … Continue reading A Thank You Card to All My Calisthenics Class Members 2017
I would like to express my sincere GRATITUDE to nature and the universe for bringing sunshine over Meanwood Park and giving me, my students and class members a nice, warm and fairly dry summer weather here in Leeds, UK. In particular, I'm extremely thankful it has never rained in any of my weekly outdoor calisthenics classes. … Continue reading It’s Been a Great Summer for Calisthenics in Leeds. Thank you!
Want a better straddle press to handstand? The "pancake" stretch is great for improving flexibility in the hamstrings, hip flexors and adductors. Here's how to deepen your pancake stretch without placing weight on your back or anyone pressing down on you. https://youtu.be/IG3JHw5hTDk Sit in a straddle split and engage the quads. Raise the arms over … Continue reading Improve Your Flexibility for Straddle Press to Handstand
One of my most active students has recently learnt how to do 3 isolated pull ups and a little bit of freestanding handstands. https://youtu.be/d5yuWkYRb5E