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How to track your progress

The Simplest Way To Track Your Progress

“If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.” ~ Lord Kelvin

A very common mistake beginners make is that they don’t keep a detailed track of their progress.

Usually, they don’t know that they should or if they know, they think it’s not worth their time or effort.

However, tracking your progress doesn’t require neither lots of time nor lots of effort. You can easily do it by keeping a workout journal.

But first things first…

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Beginner Bodyweight Training Plan

Beginner Bodyweight Training Plan – Building The Foundation

Wanna grow stronger with calisthenics?

You better build a strong foundation first!

What’s a strong foundation you ask?

For me a strong foundation is this:

  • 30 push ups
  • 5 pull ups
  • 50 squats
  • 1 min hollow body hold
  • 1 min superman hold
  • 2 min dead-hang hold

With the  beginners bodyweight training plan, you’ll be able to achieve all of the above in 3-4 months or less (depending on your current strength).
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Weight Lifting Vs Calisthenics

Calisthenics Or Weight Lifting?

Which one is more effective?

Calisthenics or weight lifting?

Lots of beginners struggle with this issue trying to figure out with which way to train.

I used to wonder a lot about this issue when I was still a beginner too.

Having no access to equipment, I started training with calisthenics. I started reading books and blogs about calisthenics as well.

The problem was that most of the sources I was getting the information from were dogmatic and hold a negative view towards weight lifting.

Because it’s easier to accept other people’s opinions than to think for one’s self, I became dogmatic as well.

The main reason I am writing this post is because there are lots of training resources that are still very dogmatic and biased towards one method or the other.

With this post, you will be able to get the full picture.

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