Use L-Sits to Sculpt Your Body from the Ground Up

GymnasticBodies athlete shows off her core strength with an L-sit hold.

These days, social media is filled with pictures and videos of people performing impressive stunts and mind-blowing body maneuvers of all sorts. Sometimes, it seems almost impossible to scroll through your news feed without running into a post featuring someone on a beach somewhere doing a crazy exercise routine. While these social media shares are

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Sculpt Your Core: 2 Exercises for Serious Strength

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates core, shoulder, lat stability and strength with a straddle planche progression.

In a sedentary culture where office jobs and sitting have negative effects on our bodies, we know how important building a solid mid-section is — or do we? Working towards full strength and abs you can’t wait to show off is easier than you think. Your core strength is what gives your full body the

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Pro Tips to Plank into a Solid Core

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates excellent protraction in a plank.

Traditional workouts are missing the mark. Big time. Often, leaving out crucial parts of training small muscles and ligaments, not to mention, sloppy form. In a world where it seems to be all about the glutes, we are stoked to get in shape and show off a rocking core and buns of steel, especially for

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Reveal Six Pack Abs and Peak Performance by Rocking Your Core

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates how body weight and side planks can build obliques for a more stable core.

Unknown to most fitness enthusiasts, this powerful core training tip packs a major punch! With one easy adjustment to your next workout, you can stimulate and use your core in a new way, giving your body and mind a unique and vitalizing challenge. It’s time to move beyond endless crunches and hours of static holds.

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Upgraded Core Workouts for Crazy 6-Pack Abs

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates how to build your 6-pack abs with the hollow body hold.

Great news, core training no longer requires endless repetitions of crunches and sit-ups. GymnasticBodies is here to redefine core training with the best and most effective ab exercises. So, what is the core, and more importantly how do we train it? It’s easiest to think of the core as a group of centralized muscles that flex,

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How to Win With Your Plank

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates a basic shoulder strengthening exercise.

Sure, planks build incredible abs and chiseled shoulders, but here at GymnasticBodies, we’re going to make sure you have fun with them too! This is how you can enjoy a variety of the most effective plank variations to keep your workouts fresh and fun while reaping their ab and upper body benefits! Plank With Purpose Simply

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Now You Can Have Superior Core Strength (and Active Flexibility) With One Exercise

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates core strength in a hanging Straddle-up.

Looking for a more effective way to get your desired strength and mobility? These 3 tips will help you to improve your workout routine using Hanging Leg Lifts. You will not only increase your core strength and develop healthier shoulders, but you’ll also become more flexible! Everyone recognizes hanging leg lifts as one of the

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What Does It REALLY Take to Achieve the Front Lever?

GymnasticBodies Athlete performs a front lever core exercise on gymnastic rings

Want abs for your summer six pack? Front Lever training has you covered. Want upper body gains for movements like pull-ups and rope climbs? Front Lever training has you covered. Work on your Front Lever progressions, and you will be well on your way with massive and versatile strength carryover and sculpted abs as a

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Let Your Human Flag Fly

The side lever, or human flag, is a killer upper back and core exercise.

Side Levers provide a unique training stimulus for the body, making it a cornerstone skill worthy of achieving. The Side Lever is commonly referred to in calisthenic circles as the Human Flag and is extremely popular for bodyweight-based strength fanatics – making it a visible feat shared across the world of social media. It also

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Hanging Leg Lifts for Core, Shoulders, and More

The list of potential benefits to be gained from this bodyweight exercise start to sound like a late-night infomercial: increased core strength, shoulder mobility, hip compression, grip strength, and more. These do not come for just three easy payments, however, but rather they are earned through consistency, hard work and, sweat. Hanging Leg Lifts might

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