Considered by many to be one of the most flexible training methods available, bodyweight training or calisthenics is something everyone should include during their training workouts. This is especially true for people working nowadays, which unfortunately, are sitting at a desk for hours and hours. This considerably limits the body’s movements, blood flow and can be damaging on the long-run. Doing calisthenics can be an exhilarating experience and very beneficial if you are serious about training your body. Calisthenics can be intense for those just starting out but it can be very rewarding, especially if you are looking to improve muscle strength and control of your body. In this article we will be covering some of the basic principles behind calisthenics, what to look out for and the types of exercises available.