Benefits Of Calisthenics

Benefits Of Calisthenics

It is an age-old system for keeping fit, that has been around since the time of Ancient Greece & Rome. Calisthenics is a form of exercise that uses only the bodyweight of an individual. Since you’re only using bodyweight exercises, the risk of injury is much lower than with other types of exercise.  Calisthenics has many benefits besides health and well-being, anybody can practise it regardless of age, fitness or injuries in the past.

You can practise Calisthenics anywhere with little or no equipment.

Allowing you to exercise in the convenience of your own home or local park. It is an ideal form of exercise for people of any age, fitness level or ability.


Benefits of Calisthenics.


  • Increases body strength & endurance.
  • Improves biomechanics (posture, balance & flexibility)
  • Improves mental health
  • Agility
  • Builds core strength
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Improves physical & mental well-being
  • Fights & prevents obesity
  • Focus the mind & relieves stress!
  • Boosts confidence
  • Helps to burn fat
  • Calisthenics training develops those fine motor skills that require your brain to work hard as well as your body.

Calisthenics is not only for those looking to get fit.


It’s also used as a form of rehabilitation after an injury, due to its low-impact nature. Also, people with joint problems may find Calisthenics especially beneficial. Many of the exercises performed are with minimal strain.

In short, Calisthenics is a great way to stay fit and healthy without any added strain on the body.

The health benefits of Calisthenics are undeniable. It can help you achieve your fitness goals in a safe and effective way.

Give it a try today! & start reaping the rewards.

Two Video’s to get you started.


Note: Occasionally there are ads at beginning of video’s, but well worth sitting through as they are great workouts. (Enjoy!)

Fit Over 50 Cardio Workout -8 minutes



By starting calisthenics exercises with a safe & consistent practice, you can soon enjoy improved physical fitness and mental wellbeing.

Get started on the path to a healthier lifestyle with Calisthenics. Begin to experience the many physical & mental benefits! that come with regular practice.

If you have never exercised or have health problems, please consult a doctor or medical professional before beginning any new physical activity.


Chris Tompson

Chris Tompson