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Bodyweight WOD: 55 AMRAP and EMOM workouts using only Calisthenics

The Bodyweight WOD Solves Calisthenics Exercise Boredom!

Like you, there are days I struggle to get off the couch and do my calisthenics. I’ve recently discovered that picking a different Workout Of the Day (WOD) helps–and by forcing myself to use the Every Minute On the Minute (EMOM) or As Many Rounds as Possible (AMRAP) approach, I look forward to exercising for and intense half hour!

In Crossfit, the exercise boredom problem is Chuck Norris’d by the daily WOD (workout of the day). These WODs include different exercises each day, and with different parameters, to ensure you really never do the same thing twice.

Sometimes they’re “for time;” other times, it’s every-minute-on-the-minute (EMOM), and still other times it’s as many rounds as possible (AMRAP).

As calisthenics is a significant part of Crossfit, it stands to reason that calisthenics enthusiasts can make use of Crossfit WODs that include only bodyweight exercises.

Let’s take a look!

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27 Reasons to Include HIIT or Tabata Workouts In Your Bodyweight Program

What kind of cardio do you include in your workout program?

If you’re a dedicated bodyweight training enthusiast, or even if you’re just working it in with your gym workouts, balancing your strength training with cardio is part of the Bodyweight Life.

It’s well established that sedentary people do not remain healthy. Ideally, one’s fitness regimen consists of strength work, high intensity cardio and lots of low intensity work.

Let’s talk about ways to get the high intensity work in.

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