Here’s how to design the most effective calisthenics workouts with just the equipment you’ve got at home.
Calisthenics and advanced bodyweight workouts are hands-down the best way to stay in shape at home. And whilst we’re all locked down and gyms are shut, everyone is looking for workouts that will get them strong without needing to head out to the gym.
Calisthenics equipment for home workouts
Here’s a list of what we like to use. You don’t need all of these (you can get a great workout with just your bodyweight) but this list makes for a dream calisthenics set up!
Basic and advanced calisthenics moves to master
Work on these fundamental calisthenics movements and you’ll be able to construct a killer workout every time.
Beginners calisthenics workouts for home
There are numerous ways to design a calisthenics programme with minimal equipment or even just your bodyweight. If you’re stuck at home and want to dedicate your week to calisthenics, try this approach:
Monday: bodyweight training
Max effort plank hold
Tuesday: starting skills
3-4 sets of
Wednesday: light cardio and mobility work
Thursday: building on skills
4 sets of
Friday: conditioning work
5 rounds for time:
Saturday: skills and mobility
Work on the components of pull ups, muscle ups, or advanced calisthenics moves (check out our blog posts on muscle ups https://www.gravityfitness.co.uk/blogs/blog/master-your-first-bar-muscle-up and planche https://www.gravityfitness.co.uk/blogs/blog/learn-to-planche-on-parallettes) and spend 20+ minutes doing fascia and mobility work.
Kit yourself out with a calisthenics home gym – check out our best-selling parallettes, gymnastics rings, and pull up racks here.