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(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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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