Kenneth Lo

#AskKenneth 89: Calisthenics 街頭健身 Part 2

April 27, 2017

What is Calisthenics?
a. Calisthenics = High-Intensity Bodyweight Training

b. Training equipment is including high bar, parallel bar, rings, floor, a wall at the park. 

c. Training style is similar to gymnastic training - pull-ups, chin-ups, push-ups, dips, handstand, rings routine, planche, L-sit...

d. Calisthenics can strengthen your shoulders, back & arms, and you can develop decent abs definition. 
Most of the Calisthenics athletes have low body fat percentage, decent mobility & flexibility. 

e. Calisthenics have mnay advantages over traditional exercises, for example, rings muscle-ups over biceps curl, handstand push-ups over barbell overhead press, dips over cable triceps extension...

f. Pull-up & Chin-up are "kinetic chain" exercises that are able to build your functional strength. And they're mulit-joint movements.

Part 1
1. Pull-ups with wide pronated grip
2. Pull-ups with mid pronated grip
3. Pull-ups with narrow pronated grip
4. Lean-away Pull-ups 

 


Part 2
5. Assisted One Arm Chin with right & left arms
6. Type Writer Pull-ups
7. Assisted Chin-ups with t-shirt or towel

 

 

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