calisthenics-vs-bodybuilding

Face Off: Calisthenics Vs Bodybuilding

Tonight’s Main Event: Calisthenics vs. Bodybuilding

By now it’s clear there is a growing community of people who are committed to training with only the weight of their own bodies, plus some minimal equipment like bars and perhaps kettle bells or dumbbells.

You may be part of that community.

There is also a strong belief among gym-goers that calisthenics do not give the same physical benefits that they get from pumping iron.

Here’s what I have to say.

QUIT ARGUING!!

You can build your body with bodyweight exercises.

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Walking

35 Reasons to Walk More…Check out #1: Avoiding Sitting Disease

Sitting Disease Is the New Cancer

In case you aren’t paying attention, it really is true — sitting is the new smoking.1  Something we used to think is harmless is killing us.

Leading voices from the medical community warn that it’s not enough just to get some exercise each day. It’s really a matter of sitting less. The body wasn’t made to be sedentary.

The effect is more pronounced the older you get. After 40, people tend to start gaining weight easier, and having  a harder time losing it.  A number of factors are involved, but the root of the problem is decreased metabolism.

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