How to Get Jacked with Bodyweight Exercises

You guys know the deal –

We are BIG on bodyweight exercises here at

Want to CRUSH a GoRuck, Spartan Race, Tough Mudder or even go on to face up against Kokoro?

Step into the garage gym or a local playground and go bananas.

But.. here is the side benefit – you can build muscle and get jacked up Ripped at the same time.

Yes; it is hard work.. we don’t had a magic pill. But check out these tips and lets do some work.

I can hear a few athletes now saying.. WTF is this a bodybuilding website?

No, what I am telling you is that you can build muscle with bodyweight exercises and still be a functional athlete.

Check out Zach Even-Esh telling it like it is.

And here is a killer tip…..

When you look good – you feel good – and when you feel good – you go out and do Awesome stuff like a GoRuck, Spartan Race or Tough mudder.

Bodyweight Bodybuilding Workout #1 (my all time favorite)
handstand pushups

you will definitely feel the pump on that workout. Now go and eat a good clean meal with great fuel like tuna and a big huge salad.

That is how you build muscle with bodyweight workouts and get jacked up ripped with functional muscle.


Questions from athletes in our gym and readers online.

Question: Coach, best strategy for 50 year old man to build muscle? I am over 50 years old and here is my game plan. I eat clean most of the time. I workout hard with bodyweight workouts and some weights (sand bag, barbell, odd objects). I foam roll and do yoga and take care of my body. I get a minimum of 8 hours sleep a night and keep my stress levels low by eliminating excess chaos and B.S.

Question: What is a good recovery drink I can take to help me reduce soreness and help build muscle?

I have recently been taking Atomic Strength Nutrition Fallout Recovery Drink. I am an older athlete and I need all the help I can get to recover.

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