Author Archives: Forest

(new video) Intermediate / Advanced Pull Up Form Tip – Eye Position

Pull ups are one of the best all-around moves for increasing your upper body strength, and overall fitness level. They are a natural movement pattern of human beings!, not to mention basic and old-school. When it comes to cranking out … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts, videos | Leave a comment

the “Bodyweight Strong” Ladder Challenge

Imagine being able to get leaner, stronger, more powerful, and more athletic … using just your own bodyweight. Well now you can! – because Bodyweight Strong is all about simple movements, put together in a powerful way, to straight-up get … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts | Leave a comment

Do More Pull ups Fast (30 day plan)

Wanted to share a short exchange I recently had with a coaching client: R (coaching client): “One pull-up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How many exclamation points am I allowed? Lol” F (me): “That is fantastic!! Congrats!! The 30 day pull up plan worked!!!!! :)” … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts | Leave a comment

Do More Pull Ups! (3 second technique tip)

**Pull ups are one of the top “complimentary” bodyweight exercises to your kettlebell training. But most people either 1) can’t do any yet, or 2) want to do more. Watch today’s video for a quick tip to help, then check … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts, videos | Leave a comment

Bodyweight Beast Building – Week 2, Day 1 (sample workout)

The other day, a client at our studio told me that they were going to be out of town for about 10 days, over the Christmas / New Year’s holiday week. They wanted a recommendation for a workout that they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“The Forge” – 20 min BW workout

“The Forge” is a 28 day program that will pack steely muscle onto your frame and melt your fat stores faster than you can say, “Blacksmith, hammer me a horseshoe!” In order accomplish this, you’ll pair lean muscle gain with … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts, videos | Leave a comment

“Cardio Sprawl” – 12 min BW workout

This “Cardio Sprawl” workout will build a quality that old school boxing coaches called “wind” — that ability to fight like a pro without getting out of breath. We’ll also burn a boatload of calories in the process. How? Continuous … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts, videos | Leave a comment

[new video] Bodyweight Exercises for Legs – the Squat

Doing a squat without weight may seem like no big deal. But I’ll tell ya – we see SO MANY people do it wrong! Here are some common mistakes made with the bodyweight squat: – Not going low enough – … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, videos | Leave a comment

Bodyweight – Only “Ladder Challenge” Workout

Gymnasts are known for their strong, muscular, athletic physiques.  They maintain a VERY muscular condition – in most cases without the use of traditional weight training at all – but rather through the use of advanced body weight training techniques. Many … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts | Leave a comment

[video] Can’t Do Pull Ups? Here’s How to Get There!

If you can’t do pull ups (yet), today’s video is going to show you how to get there. Pull ups are important.  They are one of the best indicators of total body fitness.  If you are a woman and you … Continue reading

Posted in body weight exercises, body weight workouts, videos | Leave a comment