7 Beginner Calisthenics Workout Ideas

It's like grown-up gym class.

Beginner calisthenics workout ideas, straight from fitness trainers.
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Remember the jumping jacks, sit-ups, and push-ups from gym class? Those are calisthenics, a workout category that requires zero equipment to do, says trainer Heather Lachance. Here, 7 beginner calisthenics workouts you can do anytime, anywhere.


Gym 101

Trainer Jesse Feder says this workout features the most well-known calisthenic moves. “They’re easy to learn and not too taxing on the body,” he adds.

- 10 kneeling push-ups.

- 10 pull-ups.

- 10 sit-ups.

- 10 air squats.

- Do 3 rounds.