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What is the best calisthenic workout?

What is the best calisthenic workout?

I would try YouTube : there is a plethora of those exercises demonstrated for you to choose from. YouTube can also be useful for weight-training and yoga. I don't think there really is a 'best'. It all comes down to your ability and dedication to make it the best for you. ...Read more

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Will doing yoga as a calisthenic really be beneficial for me?

Will doing yoga as a calisthenic really be beneficial for me?

Defineltely, yes!: Gymnastic exercise designed to develop physical health also helps emotional health, over a long period of consistent practice. Different exercises that have produced time-tested benefits work through increasing the parasympathetic tone of the nervous system (that counters adrenalin), result in reduced heart rate, respiratory rate, acid secretions in the stomach all - good to calm down emotions. ...Read more

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Is it mandatory to lift weights or can I do all calisthenic workouts when using creatine?

Is it mandatory to lift weights or can I do all calisthenic workouts when using creatine?

Muscle growth: If you are taking the creatine for muscle development then you will need to lift weights to get the muscles to grow larger. If you are interested in building up your cardio then and aerobic workout is best. Most people usually do both for a well rounded workout. ...Read more

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What calisthenic exercise works out biceps?

What calisthenic exercise works out biceps?

Curls: The most common exercise would be a bicep curl. This can be done with various equipment to add resistance. You may use dumbells, bar weight, cables/ resistance bands. You may wish to look at http://www.Bodybuilding.Com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/m. ...Read more

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Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

Would calisthenic workouts help build muscle?

YES: "bodyweight training" is absolutely beneficial. Look at pictures of 1982 heisman trophy winner herschel walker from the university of georgia who went on to play in the nfl. His entire workout regimen consisted of nothing but calisthenics. Amazing results and very affordable ! ...Read more

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Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Yes: Calisthenics often involve simple exercises, usually using ones own body weight in an often rhythmic motion, that can increase both strength and aerobic fitness. Usually involves little or no equipment. Sit-ups, push-ups, jumping jacks, as well as pull-ups, push-ups and jumping rope or all examples of calisthenic exercises. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

How do I find what's the best calisthenic exercise routine to increase metabolism?

Calisthenic: Where I live there are many exercise facilities that instruct you in an exercise routine best suited to you. If you can locate a calisthenic program close to you, go there and see if that is what best suits you. Another approach is to team up with a friend and get exercises in. ...Read more

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I have a high metabolism, cut my caloric intake in half and am doing calisthenic workouts (pushups & pullups). Will this help me lose weight?

I have a high metabolism, cut my caloric intake in half and am doing calisthenic workouts (pushups & pullups). Will this help me lose weight?

Seek advice: Before dramatically increasing exercise and drmatically cutting calories at the same time, it woudl be wise to seek consultation with a physician and dietician. ...Read more