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Stew Smith Fitness News — calisthenics

Weight Vest Wednesday #1

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Weight Vest Wednesday #1

NEW Weekly Article Series:  Weight Vest Wednesday! I have found 2020 has caused me to get more creative with workouts.  Sometimes calisthenics at high volume is not the answer.  Adding weight to many of the same calisthenics can help you reduce volume and build more strength. With tools like a weight vest, sand bag, pullup bar, stairs, and a TRX, you can have all the components you need for a versatile home gym. Here is one of our most recent Weight Vest Wednesday Workouts: Here is a workout I like to do with the Raptor vest and a sled.  I...

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Up Your Pullups (other Calisthenics too) by Minding the “Stop Signs” by Pavel Tsatsouline

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Up Your Pullups (other Calisthenics too) by Minding the “Stop Signs” by Pavel Tsatsouline

I was honored to get a phone call from Pavel Tsatsouline the other day and after an hour of conversing about each others training methods, we agreed to write an article on each other's websites. If you are not familiar with Pavel, check out his website StrongFirst.com as well as several published books and countless videos on Youtube discussing movements and the science behind his training methods. He uses a diverse number of activities to train others as well as maintain an advanced level of strength, cardio fitness, flexibility, and mobility.  From calisthenics, kettlebells, Olympic / power lifts, and more,...

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