Tag: Bodyweight training

The Cell Workout

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Imagine being in lockdown for 22 hours a day at Pentonville Prison. Olivia Hubbard asks LJ Flanders about his Cell Workout, which helped to keep him occupied during his detention, and how he turned Cell Workout into a book that has already sold 3,000 copies, with a second volume and an e-book on the way. Olivia [...]

Calisthenics: “Practice doesn’t make perfect”

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Calisthenics coach Stephen Hughes Landers tells FitPro why he thinks bodyweight training has become a top trend and why the idiom ‘practice makes perfect’ is rubbish. Olivia Hubbard: What seems to surprise clients most of all? Stephen Hughes Landers: There are two things that really surprise clients. One is just how difficult it is to [...]

Video of the month: Stephen Hughes Landers

We can’t wait for the Calisthenics UK fitness workshops, which are taking place this autumn and sure to bring some variety to your workouts. Stephen Hughes Landers shares his innovative bodyweight training moves outdoors in the sunshine! We would love to see your bodyweight movements! Email us at: social@fitpro.com ! For more information on all [...]

Making calisthenics work in a group

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Top image credit: Neil Gavin  Following on from the popularity of Dan Edwardes’ wise words in ‘Parkour: Primitive Sophistication’ last week, the UK’s number-one ranked calisthenics athlete Stephen Hughes Landers shares his session overview for FitPro LIVE 2015 and explains why bodyweight training is less intimidating than gym equipment. It’s important to make the distinction [...]

Bodyweight training to kick-start 2015

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Now in its ninth consecutive year, the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual survey recently published its latest influx of results to help guide fitness professionals through important decisions and begin preparations for the year ahead. Highest in the trends rank was bodyweight training. TRX shares with FitPro a variety of session examples for [...]

Fitness trends for 2015

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Now in its ninth consecutive year, the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual worldwide survey of fitness trends for 2015 has published key insights to help fitness professionals determine which factors are causing particular fitness trends to increase or decrease in popularity. Topping the fitness trends The survey reports, “High-intensity interval training took over [...]