[PilatesPlus] What is Calisthenics?

Posted on Jul 31, 2015

 

Calisthenics or Bodyweight training is a form of exercises consisting of a variety of movements, generally using minimal equipment or apparatus.

Calisthenics training are intended to increase body strength and flexibility with movements

such as bending, jumping, swinging, twisting or kicking, hanging and pushing using only one’s body weight for resistance. They are usually conducted in concert with stretches. When performed vigorously and with variety,

Calisthenics can benefit both muscular and cardiovascular fitness

in addition to improving psychomotor skills such as balance, agility and coordination.

There are so many benefits to calisthenics training, it gets us fundamentally strong and we can always have a workout anywhere, anytime at all stage of our lives.

Come join us at our Calisthenics classes today. We promise you will have fun every time! 

An example of a basic beginner level Calisthenics routine by Yan ( our Pilates Instructor)

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