Caliathletics – My intro

My name’s Mattia and this is my story. Hello everybody! I wanna take this little space, to finally introduce myself to all of you guys who have been following and supporting us in the best way possible! Thank you so much for that! My full name is Mattia Sampaoli! I...

How to do a Human Flag

    Caliathletics fam! Welcome back and get ready for another awesome article! This time we are going to analyze in depth how to do a human flag. THE HUMAN FLAG Human flag is probably one of the coolest skills of Calisthenics because of its aesthetics, because it’s a...

Archer Pull-ups / Chin-ups tutorial

Dear Caliathletes! You are going to be introduced to a new tutorial that will teach you how to perform correctly the famous archer pull-ups and which purpose they have as a compound exercise. Let’s get straight to the point! THE PURPOSE OF THE ARCHER PULL-UPS AND...

Australian Pull-ups / Chin-ups tutorial

Dear Fam! It’s about time to analyze one of the very first exercises that is fundamental to master in order to approach chin-ups and pull-ups on the bar or on rings. Let’s see of which exercise we are talking about more in depth! WHAT ARE AUSTRALIAN CHIN-UPS AND...

Advanced Calisthenics Exercises – Compound exercises

Advanced Calisthenics Exercises – Compound exercises Dear Fam!! Today I wanna stimulate your enthusiasm as well as will to improve and learn always something new, by introducing you to a way of combining some basic exercises typical of Calisthenics with some a bit...

Calisthenics Nutrition

    Nutrition If you are working out towards your goal you should eat accordingly. Recall section of hypertrophy training – if you want to gain muscle mass you need to follow a diet that will complement your training schedule. This section is all about it. I have...

Building your body with Calisthenics – exercises

    Building your body with Calisthenics – exercises You should be probably used to it by now but I need to mention it. Do warm up before performing any Calisthenics workouts. Just before we jump into the exercises I want to mention stretching as well. There are many...

Introduction to Calisthenics

Introduction to Calisthenics What is Calisthenics? Calisthenics, also called Street Workout, gained worldwide reputation after 2008 video of Hannibal for King went viral on YouTube. Since then, increasingly more people have trained it as well as national and...

How to do a Muscle Up

Welcome back fam! If you got here, it means that the previous article where we explained the main basics to work on, in order to develop the proper strength and explosiveness needed to achieve the very first muscle up, was already quite useful! Sooo…now we keep goin’...

The importance of rings’ training in Caliathletics

    THE IMPORTANCE OF RINGS’ TRAINING IN CALISTHENICS AND THEIR VERSATILITY Hello everybody! Welcome back Caliathletes!! Today I wanna invite you all to think over an important, and sometimes underrated, topic: the importance of including rings in your daily workouts...

A spine – all facts, healthy tips and risks you need to know

A spine – all facts, healthy tips and risks you need to kno­­w Your spine – like all your body construction is a complex and complicated structure. One of the most important body parts is responsible for helping you in moving, bending and carrying your muscles....

Increased strength and body balance with handstand progressions

    Increased strength and body balance with handstand progressions [TUTORIAL] The view of a man doing handstand looks pretty impressive. But if you would ask him, he could tell you about a number of benefits in terms of the good mood and overall health instead....

A perfect back stretches for everyone

A perfect back stretches for everyone Typical blue-collar worker spends most of the day sitting. It’s not surprisingly, a backs kick in by a strong pain which forces to change position every couple of minutes. The feeling of searching for comfortable position seems to...

Handstand

Handstands [TUTORIAL] Ability to do handstand is a clear proof of body strength and control development (especially hands) to the very high level. Is there something special in handstand exercises? I don’t think so. Still, there are many advantages of including them...

How to build strength in order to achieve a perfect form Muscle Up

Hey guys what’s up!! Today we are gonna talk about probably one of the most powerful and beautiful moves in the world of Calisthenics and Street Workout that is the MUSCLE UP! First of all, we start by analyzing which are the requirements needed to build the necessary...

Calisthenics beginner exercises

    Calisthenics beginner exercises If you want to start exercising, according to calisthenics rules, you need to start from beginnings. We have prepared an exercise kit to help you shaping your body for the following season. In the article you will find exercises...

How to build chest with Calisthenics

I don’t know a single guy who wouldn’t want to have big, developed chest muscles. They are, along with nice shredded abs, one of the mostly sought after physical characteristics. You might have heard that it is very hard to build chest without weights or exercises...

How to build triceps with Calisthenics

People always say that they want to have huge arms. So they do bicep curls and all of the biceps exercises whilst neglecting the triceps. But do you know what? It is triceps that makes 2/3 of your arm. Many forget about the importance of the triceps and you definitely...

MY TRANSFORMATION

My name is Darek and this is my story. Being younger I didn’t like my body. I was kinda skinny (57 kg/174 cm) and really hated the way I looked. Because of that I was not confident, scared of being in crowded places and tried to avoid any situation when people could...

THE VERSATILITY OF CALISTHENICS

Hi guys! In this article, I decided to emphasize which is the real purpose of Calisthenics if practiced in different ways. As you can see from the title itself, maybe not all of you are aware or are considering which is the effective versatility of a discipline like...

CALISTHENICS VS BODYBUILDING: THE M.I.T. METHOD PART 2

As a continuation of the previous part 1, we are now going to analyze the schedule from MIT STEP 5 to MIT STEP 10 MIT STEP 5: MULTI-JOINT BASIC TRI-SET This phase is very interesting because what coach Umberto Miletto tried to merge are, the different methods and...

CALISTHENICS VS BODYBUILDING: THE M.I.T. METHOD PART 1

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION Hey Caliathletics Fam!! It has been a while, but we are back with another awesome article that will help you to achieve a whole new level in your way of traning! While taking a look daily at your questions that you post on our FB page, I noticed...

CALISTHENICS VS STREET WORKOUT VS GYMNASTICS

Hello guys! Welcome to another article of Caliathletics.com! Today, I wanna take a bit of your time to talk about the differences that effectively are when referring indistinctively to Calisthenics as to Street Workout and then with a little bracket that will be...

E.D.T. AND HOW TO APPLY IT IN CALISTHENICS

E.D.T. (ESCALATING TRAINING METHOD) AND HOW TO APPLY IT IN CALISTHENICS Wow! Looks like today we are going to teach you another astonishing and quite easy method to apply, that will be incredibly useful for incrementing your training density and, of course, at the...

BODY TYPES

HOW THE BODY TYPE AFFECTS THE WAY TO APPROACH CALISTHENICS TRAININGS Today we wanna focus our attention in understanding how the body type can affect the way you decide to start working out with Calisthenics routines. We will try to give you a brief explanation of...

TYPES OF STRETCHING

Hello Caliathletics fam! Welcome to another brand new article! Today we are going to talk about stretching, we will try to provide you with an exhaustive content starting from its definition going all the way through which are the different types of stretching that...

OVERTRAINING

What’s up Caliathletics fam?!!! Today we are going to discuss a topic that, in my humble opinion, is a bit underrated nowadays: OVERTRAINING. As you all are well aware of, the feeling that you get when you train and you feel so powerful, indestructible that you could...

HOW TO STRUCTURE A CALISTHENICS ROUTINE

HOW TO STRUCTURE A CALISTHENICS ROUTINE (COMMON HIERARCHY) What’s up guys! Welcome to another article of ours! Today we are going to talk about how to structure a Calisthenics routine according to which is the most common way of doing that; this means define which is...

FULL BODY VS SPLIT ROUTINE

FULL BODY VS SPLIT ROUTINE: PROS AND CONS Hey guys!! Welcome to another article of Caliathletics! Today we are going to talk about a topic that is often much discussed and for which people do have very different opinions and feelings regarding it: FULL BODY ROUTINE vs...

CALISTHENICS BEGINNER ROUTINE

Ok guys!! In this article, we are going to show you and try to give you some hints, on how to set up in proper way a Calisthenics routine for beginners. We wanna make sure that you start to work on the basics first things first in correct way, so that you’ll focus...

THE IMPORTANCE OF STRONG CORE IN CALISTHENICS & STREET WORKOUT

Hey Guys!! Today we are gonna talk about another important “element” of the world of Calisthenics and Street Workout that it can be considered fundamental to make proper progressions and achieve always new goals throughout your bodyweight journey: THE CORE Whenever we...

GREASE THE GROOVE

How to increase the number of repetitions for the Calisthenics basic pulling and pushing exercises In this article, that is also our first one of a new series that is going to be published on our official page Caliathletics.com, we are going to talk about a very...