Hundreds of exercises
Welcome to our page about calisthenics exercises!
Discover here all types of exercises that are often done in calisthenics training. You can click on the buttons under the categories of calisthenics exercises to find detailed information about them. We have done our best to give you as much information as possible about all calisthenics exercises, yet there are still hundreds of variations to be found (and imagined) for each type of exercise.
Basic calisthenics exercises
Below you will find the most famous basic exercises in calisthenics. It is important to master the basics well before starting advanced exercises. Press the button below the exercises to learn more about basic calisthenics exercises.
- Pull-ups en Chin-ups
- Hanging abs exercises
- Core exercises on the floor
- Cardiovascular full-body exercises
- Technical basic exercises
Advanced calisthenics exercises
Below you will find the most famous calisthenics exercises for advanced practitioners. Click on the button below the exercises for more information!
- Pistol squat
- 1-arm Handstand
- V-sit andn I-sit
Freestyle calisthenics exercises
There are also a huge number of so-called Freestyle calisthenics exercises, which are known for their acrobatic tricks, but combinations of static postures and/or dynamic strength exercises are also Freestyle calisthenics. The difference is that with Freestyle you don’t do a number of repetitions of an exercise in a row, but you perform more different exercises in a self-created combination. Because Freestyle is so spectacular to see, this is also the most famous competition form of calisthenics.
Below you will find a number of well-known calisthenics exercises that are often done in Freestyle calisthenics.
To learn more about the Freestyle exercises you can click on the button below the exercises!
- Swing Tornado grip
- 180 over the bar
- Barhop and Switchblade
- Swing 180
- Muscle-up 360
- Swing 360 and 720
- Swing 540 and 900
- Shrimp flip
- Frontflip regrab
- Cast flips
- Freestyle transitions
- Duo exercises
Hopefully by now you have got an idea of all the different types of calisthenics exercises! On the pages of each category of exercises we have provided as much explanation as possible to learn calisthenics for yourself. You will also find many variations on the sub-pages.
Calisthenics is truly endlessly challenging. Because there is so much to vary and learn, even athletes who have been practicing calisthenics for over 10 years are still learning every workout!
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