The back (rear) lever is a popular isometric hold in calisthenics and street workout. It's primarily a back and shoulder exercise which is much easier than the front lever but nevertheless requires a lot of discipline and hard work. Below are what I consider the five most important progressions for learning the back lever. BACK [...]
Strengthen your upper body with this back & core workout using just one low horizontal bar. Train anywhere, no gym needed.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5qhOILfcI0 A skill that I can't fully control yet is the handstand pirouette on parallettes. That evening I really wanted to get one before going back home. It was getting dark and my shoulders were burning. Form deteriorated but I stubbornly persisted. Eventually, I got lucky! Never give up. Stay focused, patient and consistent.
Train at home and learn to press to handstand with these easy-looking exercises: https://youtu.be/cgMqd_1zUoo
Touch & Go (also known as TAG) is a deadlift technique in which you keep your core and back tight in order to control the weight as it goes down, and lift it up the moment the plates touch the floor. https://www.facebook.com/veggievlad/videos/1859363410952980/ Dead Stop deadlifts involve lifting weight from a standstill, and allow you to [...]
https://youtu.be/WfblIE-s0QA Street workout and hand balancing on bicycle racks in the lovely Meanwood Park.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrCrAT-S82c I am getting better at descending steps with my hands!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jweFwbPAdDM Recently learnt how to walk on parallel bars with my hands.
https://youtu.be/YxdS0f13JzY Creative calisthenics and street workout in Meanwood Park, Leeds. Let the city outdoors be your gym. Get creative and exercise anytime and anywhere, for free. Look at how many exercises you could do at a bicycle parking.