When I talk to hardcore gym rats about bodyweight exercise, it’s always the same response: it’s too easy. I like to follow up by asking them to knock out a set of sliding pause pullups, and maybe a set of single leg rockback squats. That’s usually all it takes to help them see the light.
Unfortunately, I can’t always be there to suggest more difficult bodyweight movements. And that brings us to the point of today’s post. Below, I’ll talk about three easy ways to make bodyweight exercises tougher.