If you ride bikes or live in the Crossfit gym, you know the struggle is…
To help me train for the Breck Epic this summer, I have been working with The North Face Mountain Athletics program to build my overall strength and endurance. For those of you who may not be familiar with Mountain Athletics, The North Face teamed up with Rob Shaul of Jackson’s Mountain Athlete to create these free training programs to help you prepare for your next adventure. The program features a variety of activity-specific workout plans, including all the gear you need to train.
Calisthenics are nothing new. We all had to do them in grade school, seeing who could crank out the most push-ups or remain the longest in the flex armed hang during the President's Physical Fitness Challenge each year. Recently, body weight exercises have been cast aside for more popular weight based programs such as CrossFit, but it appears the tide may now be turning and the good old push-up is making a comeback.