You know most people used to think we were the fools right?
To most of the fitness world, calisthenics used to be a joke.
It won’t build muscle. It can only be done by younger people or if you are too old to lift.
It’s a hobby, a diversion, a fad that will come an go. Sure you can do some push ups and pull ups, but don’t count on those really making you strong. That’s just silly.
Try telling your gym buddies that you are going full ‘no extra weight, all body weight’. They’ll smile politely and will ask: ”But does anybody really get ripped and strong through only body weight?”.
Yes, they want you to have results. Yes, they would love to see you improve.
But they also think that there is no way in hell that ‘calisthenics or any type of bar workout plan‘ will do that for you.
Well I didn’t want to say this, but…
Those who express this the most confident, fail the basics without exception. (more…)