Heavyweight Calisthenics Inspiration
Calisthenics is only for small guys? Watch Elvis break the myth. We met Elvis around 1 1/2 years ago during the winter. He came full of heart but you can tell his weight was limiting him. He kept trying the 360 muscle up and missing it, but always tried over and over again. Staying true
When’s Leg Day?
A common question we receive is when’s leg day? Or do you train legs? Of course we do. Everyone should. Injuries could come from imbalances. Plus your legs play such an important part in being an athlete. You need your legs to run faster, jump higher, and lift heavier. Here our goal is to create
How to get a Muscle Up from a Big Guy
So you’re 200+ lbs and wanna muscle up just like everyone else? I know it must be frustrating seeing smaller guys flying around. I know I’m there now. I am weighing in at 200lbs a lot heavier than when I was a couple of years ago. I can tell you first hand it is much
Hannibal For King’s “Around The World” [Infographic]
Being one of the main pioneers of this new age calisthenics movement, Hannibal is almost always a main reason why other athletes started training with their own body weight. Here in Barstarzz, one of the most popular videos we ever made was with Hannibal himself, where he shows us what he did for training when he was just getting started.
Strong is Beautiful – Crystal Iglesias
Our newest video features crossfit owner Crystal Iglesias. She owns Crossfit Giant in New Jersey. After giving birth to her son she felt like she gaining weight for the first time in her life. This motivated her to get started with fitness and her first form of working out was Crossfit. On her path of always
How to Learn A New Strength Skill
So whats the best way to learn a new strength skill? Is it bodyweight exercises, weight lifting, or attempting the skill itself over and over again. Well none of the above. Although you do need (should have) a very general level of fitness to start training for any skill, you need to do specific exercises