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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

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“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

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“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

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[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

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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

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[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

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8 Minute “No Gym? No Excuse!” Bodyweight Workout

No gym? No excuse! Blast fat, build lean muscle, and strengthen your core with this 8 exercise, bodyweight-only, zero-equipment-required workout you can do any time, any place: # 8 Minute “No Gym? No Excuse!” Bodyweight Workout Perform as many reps … Continue reading

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30 Day Pull Up Challenge

Writes Nikita P: “Forest, would greatly appreciate some advice on how to get stronger specifically for pull-ups … that’s my worst exercise by far.” I recommended to Nikita – and to YOU, if you are also trying to do more … Continue reading

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(2) New Bodyweight Complex Finishers

A complex is a series of exercises performed in succession, typically with a single implement. They are commonly performed using kettlebells, barbells, or dumbells. But did you know that you can do complexes, using your own body as the “implement”? … Continue reading

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[vid] 15 Min Follow – Along Bodyweight Workout with Forest!

Bodyweight training is a zero – excuse fitness experience, because it eliminates: – lack of time – lack of energy – dislike of exercising in public – facility limitations – lack of knowledge about how to use equipment Today’s 15 … Continue reading

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