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Calisthenics: The 20-Minute Dream Body with Bodyweight Exercises and Calisthenics (Bodyweight Training, Street Workout, Calisthenics) by [Powers, John]
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Calisthenics: The 20-Minute Dream Body with Bodyweight Exercises and Calisthenics (Bodyweight Training, Street Workout, Calisthenics) Kindle Edition

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Calisthenics: What are they?


Are you looking to lose fat while also building muscle, creating a lean, toned body? If so, a Calisthenics workout is right for you. When it comes to bodyweight training, there is nothing more frustrating than losing fat, without building muscle on top of that fat loss. Most people just aim for a lower number of the scale, but if you want a powerful, functional body, you should also be gaining muscle, as you are losing fat.

This is where Calisthenics training comes into play.


It is one of the best, most effective ways to improve your overall health. But how can you learn the right calisthenics exercises, the right nutrition for your workout, and the right lifestyle to compliment your new body? This is where Progressive Calisthenics comes in!

In this book, you will learn twelve of the top bodyweight exercises, designed to make you not just lose weight, but actually build muscles and improve flexibility. You will finally have not just a body that looks great, but a body that is strong and is primed to take serious punishment. These exercises make you live longer and your body stay healthy longer.
Addition to that, you will find the most effective advanced bodyweight training exercises and 30-Day Challenge to take your body to the whole new level!

And the best part of this book is that the results happen FAST! No more waiting around for your diets or workout regimen to show results. With this program, you will begin to see the fat melt away and the muscle mass packing on. What could be better than that? Only twenty minutes a day and you will be seeing great results, which will only motivate you to work harder!

This book is equipped with workouts that are great for beginners and for advanced athletes. No matter your level, you can find a workout and a diet plan that fits your lifestyle and helps you achieve what you want to achieve.

Can it really be that easy?


With this book IT IS! Not only will you find detailed workout and nutritional guidelines, you will find answers to all of the following questions and more!

• Is a bodyweight workout the same as weight training?
• Can calisthenics actually help you build strength and real muscle?
• Is calisthenics mass easy to build?
• How do you do calisthenics exercises and for how long?
• What kind of exercises can be done without equipment?
• Do I need to take supplements? The best food choices to make.
• What kind of exercises you should do to lose weight fast?
• How to amp-up the basic bodyweight exercises to increase lean muscle growth?
• How to have a killer abs?

You can have your Dream Body in only 20 Minutes a day! All you need is a step-by-step guide that walks you through the process.

Would You Like To Know More?


Download now and take your fitness to the next level.

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"Overall the book is good. I am getting bored in the gym so am going to give this book a try. I had never heard of calisthenics and I'm hoping they will help me tone up. The book has lots of bodyweight exercises with good exercise descriptions and photos. I've done burpees before and I hate them lol. There are various workouts included, I'm to start the beginner workout tomorrow." - Catherine Keys

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3132 KB
  • Print Length: 179 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Calisthenics for beginners (Feb. 15 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00TOCD246
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  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #88,947 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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I felt this book was a fairly easy book to understand even for beginners. I liked how everything is explained but not aggressively thrown at you. It makes it less aggressive. I have coached recreational gymnastics for 14 years and picked up this book to help me inspire my athletes but in turn have been inspired to start exercising again. Thanks!
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Le pire livre sur la méthode calisthenic. Ne parle en rien des méthodes d'entraînement et progression d'exercices. C'est un ramassis d'informations prit un peu partout combiné sans logique. J'ai sincèrement jeté 6$ au vidange. Quel insulte!
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa4e66e64) out of 5 stars 54 reviews
31 of 33 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa6146c18) out of 5 stars buy this in hardcopy if you can!! Feb. 26 2015
By Mike Rocha - Published on Amazon.com
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Wow. I just finished this book and guess what? I’m impressed. Most of these types of books put me to sleep but not this one. I would consider buying this book in hardback because I think it’s really well written.

This book is like two books in one! The nutritional chapters are better than some nutritional ebooks I’ve read!

I have bad knees, so I would never get the full benefit out of a gym membership. I’m so glad I ran into this book! I highly recommend the body weight exercises because a) I have everything I need to start NOW b) it won’t cost me anything!! c) I have started following these exercises in my living room! I appreciate the included workouts. I like how I can modify some of them. Hey, I’m not Arnold, so it will take me some time to work up to some of them but I can do it! They are presented WITH VIDEO LINKS to insure that they are done correct!! I’m 45, and I’m working out already!! Using my own body to exercise is much easier on my knees. I take my time. I guess the best part is the extra pounds don’t get in the way when I workout either!! lol.

This book is pretty! The illustrations capture exactly what the author intends, not to confuse the reader. Good info!! It explains all of the exercises in plain english!!

I can’t go on enough about this book. I’ve been an avid reader for some time, and even the smallest mistakes in grammar irritate me. I’m happy to say I can honestly recommend this book to anybody that is looking for a change in themselves like me this year.

Understanding my body and how it works allows me to want to work out. I want to improve my core strength, my endurance, with the help of calisthenics.

I hope this review pumps you up to buy this ebook and/or hard copy because let’s face it… money is scarce these days. I assure you this is a quality product and you will be pleased. -Mike
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa4d82714) out of 5 stars Excellent Resource! Feb. 25 2015
By RomanceBookLover - Published on Amazon.com
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As a middle-aged, sedentary woman living in a rural community with brutal winters, and the closest gym almost an hour away, I was looking for a way to become healthier without having to drive a long distance or buy bulky equipment. Having injured myself in a gym, I've avoided "working out" for years, but recently my lack of physical activity has taken its toll. I wanted to reintroduce simple, safe exercise into my life, and with my fear of injury, calisthenics seemed like the best choice. Thus, I picked up this book, because of its focus on bodyweight exercise. I'm glad I did! It was very easy to read, has valuable (and sensible) information about diet, detailed workout programs for everyone (including a couch potato like me), and also (most importantly) clear photographs of every exercise, so I can do them correctly. I have a long way to go to get back in shape. But I've taken my first step to a healthier lifestyle, and thanks to this book, I know what to do next. Excellent resource.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa4e64c30) out of 5 stars Too shy for the gym? Excellent book on calisthenics (with diet info and pics!) Feb. 25 2015
By Yack - Published on Amazon.com
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I needed a Kindle book with examples of exercises I could do on my own without equipment. Progressive Calisthenics really delivered. All of the exercise use your own body and natural resistance to burn fat or tone and build muscle. They’re split up into basic and advanced exercises, and the author provides several different routines aimed at people with different fitness levels. (There’s even a special “couch potato” routine for exercising during commercials—which is probably perfect for me right now. haha)

What really surprised me is how far into the book you read before hitting the exercise info. First, the author walks you through a lot of excellent information on how to make the most of calisthenics, including a big section on diet. He also helps you figure out how long it will take for you to see results.

Some of the info you’ll have heard elsewhere, but there were a few things that surprised me—like calorie intake being based off of lean weight, not your scale weight, or how potatoes aren’t a healthy carb. There are pictures of what a good diet looks like, so you get real examples instead of just general info. I was surprised by all of the practical advice, and I liked the format.

There’s a lot of science and even some history to read through, but it all helps explain things, so keep reading. Eventually you’ll get to the diet and exercise portions and be happy you did.
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa676cf00) out of 5 stars Great Starting Book for Calisthenics Feb. 25 2015
By R. Coy - Published on Amazon.com
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I really like this ebook. It's full of color images that help describe sometimes complex topics, like the "6 Degrees of Freedom". I found the section on the negative effects of sitting for long periods informative since I have a job where I sit most of the day. Every exercise has a photo or graphic that shows how to do it properly. I'd recommend this book to anyone getting into calisthenics.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa4fc7114) out of 5 stars During my childhood I was led to believe that eating certain things was bad for my health Feb. 26 2015
By Kellen - Published on Amazon.com
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Managing my weight has always been a problem for me. During my childhood I was led to believe that eating certain things was bad for my health. In addition I was never encouraged to burn calories thru exercise. I always have lived a sedentary life.
After reading Powers book, named Calisthenics: The 20 minutes…. I now have a much better understanding of nutrition and exercise. Most importantly, because I don’t have the money or the time to be joining gyms or expensive diets that come pre-packaged., this book has provided me with all the knowledge I need in order to work out from home and to eat the right meals in the correct portions. The book explains with simplicity the effects of applied calisthenics in the body.

I luckily downloaded this book in my Amazon cloud reader device instead of my regular kindle. I was really impressed with the format of the book. It has great images. The pictures of different bodyweight exercises make it easier for me to understand how to execute them. Even better, the links work very well. The book even has links to videos. I felt the book was quite interactive.