Top 20 Bodyweight Exercises For Building Muscle & Strength
Bodyweight exercises need to be part of your program if you want to get jacked. But not just pushups, sit ups and high rep calisthenics. That’s beginner stuff that won’t build any real muscle. We’re talking about really working hard on high tension, advanced bodyweight exercises that can only be done for somewhere between five and ten reps, on average. The nice thing about these is that they’re very natural and can usually be done pain free by most people. They can be added to any program along with barbells, dumbbells and strongman implements. That’s the ultimate combination for building high performance mass. Or you can use nothing but bodyweight exercises. Below is a list of my top 20 bodyweight exercises for size and strength. 1) Chin/ Pull Up This exercise will build the lats and biceps very effectively. The parallel grip chin/ pull up is easiest on the shoulders and elbows and is the one I recommend most. 2) Rope Climb Awesome for true functional, relative strength. 3) Inverted Row PS.