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Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate Collection

Looking for the best Bodyweight Training books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition) (2016)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionCommonly referred to by readers as an “exercise Bible,” Overcoming Gravity is a comprehensive guide that provides a gold mine of information for gymnastics and bodyweight strength training within its large 8.5″x11″ size and nearly 600 pages. Steven Low takes the reader on a journey through logically constructing a strength-oriented bodyweight workout routine. With a highly systematic approach, he delves into the physiology behind strength training equips the reader to adequately prepare their body for the rigors of bodyweight training. This book covers much ground that other books do not, offering…
Author(s): Steven Low

2. Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy (2013)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionIncrease strength, build mass, burn fat, and define your muscles. With full-color anatomical illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and training advice, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy is the authoritative resource for sculpting your physique without free weights, machines, or expensive equipment. Targeting all muscle zones and primary muscle regions–arms, chest, shoulders, back, core, thighs, glutes, and calves–Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 of the most effective bodyweight exercises that can be performed anytime, anywhere. With expert advice from renowned strength trainer Bret…
Author(s): Bret Contreras

3. Bodyweight Training for Martial Arts: Traditional Calisthenics Techniques for the Modern Martial Artist (2019)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionBodyweight Training for Martial Arts is the ultimate solution for the modern martial artist looking to maximize their potential without spending a lot of time, money and energy in a crowded gym. This unique progressive approach ensures you can work at your own level while also focusing on the essential functional assets you need as a martial artist. A lack of conditioning will always hold you back no matter how many kicks you throw or rounds you spar. The simple methods and routines in this book will ensure you won’t be caught flat-footed in the ring or real life….
Author(s): Matt Schifferle

4. Bodyweight Strength Training: 12 Weeks to Build Muscle and Burn Fat (2017)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionGain strength, lose weight―the ultimate beginner’s guide.Now learning the most effective way to work out is the easy part. Bodyweight Strength Training is a simple, straightforward beginner’s guide to trading your fat for muscle.Bodyweight Strength Training helps you through the heavy lifting with fully illustrated guides to high-impact exercises. Shed fat as you build your leg, arm, abdominal, and back muscles over the course of a 12-week strength training program. Get started today!Bodyweight Strength Training includes: Set out on the path to a stronger and slimmer you with Bodyweight Strength…
Author(s): Jay Cardiello

5. The Strength Training Anatomy Workout: Starting Strength with Bodyweight Training and Minimal Equipment (2011)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionOver one million readers have turned to Strength Training Anatomy for strength training’s most effective exercises. Now put those exercises to work for you with The Strength Training Anatomy Workout. The Strength Training Anatomy Workout is your guide to creating the body and the results you want. Strengthen arms and legs; increase muscle mass; sculpt chest, back, and core; firm glutes; increase hip flexibility . . . it’s all here, and all in the stunning detail that only Frédéric Delavier can provide! Over 150 full-color illustrations allow you to get inside more than 200 exercises and 50 workouts to see how muscles…
Author(s): Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill

6. Bodyweight: Bodyweight Bible: 44 Best Exercises To Add Strength And Muscle (Bodyweight Training, Bodyweight Exercises, Bodyweight Bodybuilding, Calisthenics, Calisthenics For Beginners) (2016)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionWant To Know What Bodyweight Exercises Are Proven To Make You Gain Muscle And Strength? Then This Book Is Perfect For You! It teaches you the . Many of them are timeless and have been performed by athletes for decades. Muscle Groups Included: – Chest – Back – Legs – Arms – Shoulders/Neck – Abs The exercises are . Avoid simply copying friends at the gym! This ususally lead to injuries and long-term joint problems. To spare yourself such issues, you need to educate yourself on how to train correctly. Each Exercise Contains: – step by step instructions on how to perform the exercise – a picture / illustration – details about the…
Author(s): Felix Harder

7. Men’s Health Your Body is Your Barbell: No Gym. Just Gravity. Build a Leaner, Stronger, More Muscular You in 28 Days! (2014)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionWith Men’s Health Your Body Is Your Barbell, a reader will have no excuse not to get into the best shape of his or her life—simply, easily, and in just 6 weeks in the convenience of his or her own home. Metabolic training expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, whom Men’s Health magazine calls one of the 100 fittest men of all time, has created a remarkably efficient and effective body-transforming workout and nutrition program based on just a handful of simple moves, the Bodyweight Eight. These no-equipment-required exercises are all one needs to build a strikingly symmetrical, perfectly…
Author(s): Bj Gaddour

8. Smart Bodyweight Training: How to Focus Your Mind to Transform Your Body (2018)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis book has the potential to improve every workout you do for the rest of your life. Smart Bodyweight Training is more than a book about how to achieve superior results through bodyweight training. It’s about using the discipline of calisthenics as a tool to learn how to use every muscle in your body in a smarter and more effective way. Author Matt Schifferle first discovered bodyweight training after years of struggling with classic weight and cardio workouts. Within a few months, of using little more than a pull-up bar, Matt found new levels of strength and health through using techniques that required a fraction…
Author(s): Mr. Matthew J. Schifferle

9. You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises (2011)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionFrom an elite Special Operations physical trainer, an ingeniously simple, rapid-results, do-anywhere program for getting into amazing shape. As the demand for Special Operations military forces has grown over the last decade, elite trainer Mark Lauren has been at the front lines of preparing nearly one thousand soldiers, getting them lean and strong in record time. Now, for regular Joes and Janes, he shares the secret to his amazingly effective regimen—simple exercises that require nothing more than the resistance of your own bodyweight to help you reach the pinnacle of…
Author(s): Mark Lauren, Joshua Clark

10. Bodyweight Workouts: How to Program for Fast Muscle Growth using Calisthenics Hypertrophy Training (2018)

 Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate CollectionIf you have always wanted to slap on slabs of muscle and build your dream physique without going to the gym for machine work, then keep reading…Bodyweight exercises are simple, efficient and effective.They require minimal equipment, work many muscles at once, and the exercises feel natural – unlike the machines found in gyms.It’s easy to pick up, easy to adhere to, and will challenge you continuously through new movement progressions. – and it is easy to be consistent with calisthenics.However, do you ever feel as if you lack the muscle mass that weight lifters have?Or maybe…
Author(s): Andy L. Xiong

Best Bodyweight Training Books: The Ultimate Collection

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Weight Training Guidebook On Plan And Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide To Bodyweight

Author(s): Timmermann, Kera
ID: 2909484, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 20 Mb, Format: azw3

Weight Training Guidebook On Plan And Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide To Bodyweight: Bodybuilding For Beginners

Author(s): Timmermann, Kera
ID: 2909533, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 19 Mb, Format: epub

Calisthenics Challenge To Go Beastmode: Easy Guide To Get Ripped With Bodyweight Training: Calisthenics Bodybuilding

Author(s): Gary Mcklveen
ID: 2909685, Publisher: UNKNOWN, Year: 2021, Size: 13 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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