Is calisthenics the god tier of fitness? >build strong dense muscle instead of weak puffy bodybuilder muscle

Is calisthenics the god tier of fitness?

>build strong dense muscle instead of weak puffy bodybuilder muscle
>look cool while training outside in nature
>stay lean all the time
>all exercises are completely natural, no man-made machines or heavy weights
>most girls prefer a calisthenics physique to a chunky bodybuilder physique
>stay healthier and live longer than bodybuilders who overeat and do PEDs
>ascend not just physically, but spiritually

Downsides
>takes longer to see results from calisthenics than lifting weights at the gym
>fatties and bloattards will struggle

  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Yes. The only downside to going down the calisthenics route is you will always have that lean athletic look, but you'll never be jacked.

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    You end up over training your shoulders and getting injured all the time. If you look up routines for 1 skill, they'll have 6-9 exercises to complete. Most people are going to want to be training more than 1 skill at a time and it always becomes too taxing for the shoulder joints since almost all skills require it.
    My strongest lift was ohp(67.5kg @ 73kg) before moving onto calisthenics. I got the FL, BL, L-sit, one arm push up, one arm chin up. Next goals was to get the full planche and flag. I've got to maintain the other skills with 3 sets each skill, and then the planche and flag need at least 5 sets each. How the fuck is it possible to keep learning skills without over training the shoulders? Keep in mind I'm still training dips, chin ups etc

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      idk, use a GTG approach maybe.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        What's that?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          grease the groove, it's Pavel shit

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >build strong dense muscle instead of weak puffy bodybuilder muscle

    This isn’t true, you can still be a gross, hulking bulktard with relatively high body fat while doing calisthenics. It’s resistance training no different than the gym. It happened to me which is why I stopped and focused more on HIIT cardio with some yoga mixed in to get a more lean aesthetic, athletic look that I was going for. I hate big buldging bulky muscles, they look disgusting.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >t. gay bottom

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        post pic of your fatceps, i need a good laugh

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    strong dense muscle instead of weak puffy bodybuilder muscle
    This one is complete bullshit, there is no such thing as "puffy bodybuilder muscle".

    The rest is true.

    With that said, restricting yourself to calisthenics only is retarded if you have access to equipment. Even a cheap set of dumbbells can greatly enhance the possibilities and makes progression easier. Struggling with headstand pushups? You can perform all the most contrived variations until you're strong enough... or you can just do a dumbbell OHP with increasing weight.

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >chicken legs

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i mostly care about being in good shape, although some aestethics would be nice. would calisthenics and kettlebells do the trick?

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    anything beyond dips and pullups, pistol squats has a steep progression curve which will make your body look weird and underdeveloped until you're really advanced

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Dips, pullups, Pistol Squats, pushups, and Australian pullups are the only non-core calisthenics exercises anybody should be doing, anyway

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        and all of these are dyel exercises for esthetcs and strength

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Doesn't train the largest muscles in the human body.
    Beyond useless, narcissistic cope.
    Functional strength and power is generated in the legs and moves through the core.
    Calisthenics is as bad as powershitters who refuse to do cardio and cant chin to save their life.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Doesn't train the largest muscles in the human body.
      You train them every time you step your fat ass off the couch to go to the fridge.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      How many chin ups can you do?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Implying the barbell squat isn't weighted calisthenics

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Do both
      is right. Calisthenics are great for upper body (albeit a bit convoluted at higher progressions) but you need a barbell for legs.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        or dumbbells/kettlebell and do lunges/split squats. probably wont get you a 4 plate squat but its pretty good for strength and mobility, esp mobility.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      post body

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      That's why you should do calisthenics for upper body and weights for lower body, duh

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You sound fat.

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Is calisthenics the god tier of fitness?
    No
    >Build no muscles
    >Look like an attention-seeking dork
    >DYEL mode, get no girls

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    strong dense muscle instead of weak puffy bodybuilder muscle
    Source: my ass
    >>look cool while training outside in nature
    Dyel throwing himself around on bars like a fish fresh out of water.
    >>stay lean all the time
    Diet.
    >>all exercises are completely natural, no man-made machines or heavy weights
    And completely dyel.
    >>most girls prefer a calisthenics physique to a chunky bodybuilder physique
    Just eat less lmao.
    >>stay healthier and live longer than bodybuilders who overeat and do PEDs
    This bro really comparing himself to Arnold.
    not just physically, but spiritually
    I'm so quirky because I do pull ups, I'm not like the other guys hehe xDDD

    longer to see results from calisthenics than lifting weights at the gym
    That's because you're doing dyel shit.
    and bloattards will struggle
    Yes.

    >Is calisthenics the god tier of fitness?
    Zero chance.
    Hybrid training is.

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    its for manlets

  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >>all exercises are completely natural
    Implying existence is possible beyond nature. KYS, commie.

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