Basic Bodyweight Exercise To Get Strong, Lean, And Healthy

Learn the fundamentals of bodyweight exercise so you can stay fit and healthy at home or on the road—no gym required.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Many people struggle to get healthier for one of two simple reasons: either they can't find the time to exercise, or they're not sure which exercises they should be doing in the first place.

Simply put, the mainstream approach of making time to go to a gym several times per week just doesn't work for most people. That's why learning a simple bodyweight exercise routine can be life-changing.

This course will teach you a simple, basic bodyweight exercise routine that you can do almost anywhere in 20 minutes or less.

In this course, we will cover:

  • Eleven distinct movements that will warm up and work out your entire body
  • Tips on tweaking the routine to fit your current situation
  • Adjustments to make as you get stronger and fitter
  • General thoughts on staying focused and successful

You really can get in better shape, at home, in just 20 minutes per day.

The best part of this course is that it's short and to the point—you can get the information you need as quickly as possible, and start applying it right away.

First, we'll discuss the proper mindset to have when you begin the course. Then, we'll learn the eleven movements that comprise the three parts of the routine. Finally, we'll learn about the best way to implement the information we've covered, and how to stay focused and successful as we move forward.

The ideal student for this course is interested in bodyweight exercise, but isn't sure how to execute a complete, full-body bodyweight workout. If you're interested in getting in shape without going to a gym, click the enroll button and get started today.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have your doctor's permission to begin a full-body bodyweight exercise routine, and to exercise regularly. Never begin any new exercise routine without your doctor's approval.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get strong and lean without a gym or a ton of exercise equipment
  • Execute a complete, full-body, 20-minute bodyweight exercise routine
  • Perform a set of basic bodyweight exercises CORRECTLY for best results

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for students who would like to develop a solid foundation of bodyweight exercise skills.
  • This course is not meant for students who already feel that they can execute a complete bodyweight exercise routine.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

In this video, we will make sure that our goals and expectations are properly aligned with the purpose of this course so we can get the best results.

"Watch This First" Quiz
2 questions

In this video, we will generally discuss what you can expect as you go through this course.

Section 2: Bodyweight Exercise Routine Part 1
1 page

This document describes what you can expect from the Part 1 videos.


In this video we will learn the twist, which will warm up, stretch, and strengthen your core muscles.


In this video we will learn the shoulder rotation, which will warm up and stretch your shoulders.


In this video we will learn the toss, which will warm up, stretch, and strengthen your arms and core muscles.


In this video we will learn high kicks, which will warm up, stretch, and strengthen your legs and core muscles.


In this video we will learn flies, which will warm up, stretch, and strengthen your chest, shoulders, and core muscles.


In this video we will learn jumping jacks, which are a great all-around exercise to warm up, stretch, and strengthen your entire body, and to get your heart-rate up. The reason this exercise is so well-known is that it's effective, so make it part of your routine.


In this video we will learn toe touches, which are a great exercises for working your core, butt, hamstrings, lower legs, and even your shoulders. This is a classic exercise that is highly undervalued, and it does so much more than just stretch your legs (although it does that too).


In this video, we will see the entire Part 1 routine done at one time.

"Part 1" Quiz
2 questions
Section 3: Bodyweight Exercise Routine Part 2

In this video we will learn pushups, a powerful classic exercise that will strengthen your arms, chest, shoulders, and core when done properly. It will also increase your heart-rate and help you to burn fat.


In this video we will learn pullups, another very important exercise that will strengthen your arms, hands, back, shoulders, and core when done properly. It will also increase your heart-rate and help you to burn fat.


In this video we will learn one of my personal favorites, the handstand. Don't be intimidated by this great exercise--just follow the progression step by step. This will work out your hands, arms, shoulders, and core.

"Part 2" Quiz
2 questions
Section 4: Bodyweight Exercise Routine Part 3

In my humble opinion, this is the best exercise of all time. As with the handstand, don't be intimidated. Just take it one step at a time and do your best, even if you can only hold it briefly and you need to use your hands for support. Take baby steps, only do what you're comfortable with, and you'll get there.

"The Wrestler's Bridge" Quiz
2 questions
Section 5: The Wrap-Up

In this video, you will learn how to put everything you've learned together into a complete full-body routine you can almost anywhere in 20 minutes or less. You will also learn how to tweak the routine as you get stronger.

"One Last Piece Of Advice" Quiz
2 questions

In this final video we will go over the key piece of advice that you need to succeed with this program.

1 page

All that's left is the final step: go do it. Don't overthink it. Take action, keep at it, and you'll love the results.

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Instructor Biography

Patrick Barrett, Fitness Coach

Patrick Barrett used to love to lift weights—in fact, at one point he could bench press nearly twice his body weight. But after a neck injury in a high school wrestling match, he was told not to lift weights any more. So he started doing bodyweight exercise, and he never looked back.

After his neck injury, Patrick had to find creative ways to make the most of the types of movements he was allowed to do. Once he regained his strength and his limitations were lifted, he continued to use this creative approach in learning new ways to exercise, as well as a new approach to nutrition. Patrick hopes to give his students the guidance they need to get stronger and healthier, even if they've been frustrated by past attempts to get healthy.

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