About the Calisthenics category

(Richard Morris) #1

Calisthenics is a generic description for Body weight exercises.

Calisthenics comes from the ancient Greek words kallos which means “perfect” or “good” (to emphasize the aesthetic pleasure that derives from the perfection of the human body), and sthenos, meaning “strength” (great mental strength, courage, strength and determination). It is the art of using one’s bodyweight as resistance in order to develop physique.