Parkour strength training for beginners

While parkour reimagines the city for artistic or athletic expression, parkour strength training repurposes walls, rails, and stairs into training tools. When you know what to look for, common obstacles at public parks, schools, and plazas can help you get stronger, anytime and anywhere. Key movements like squat/pull/push, as well as basic parkour skills like … Read more

Too old, too fat, too weak for parkour? Start with these 5 basic movements

“When did you start parkour?”

“When did you stop?”


Everyone did at least a bit of parkour as a kid. At one point in your life, you climbed a tree, a rock, a rooftop. You jumped and tumbled off furniture because it was fun. Remember “floor-is-lava?” You still play? I still play floor-is-lava almost every day. If you like(d) that game, you might enjoy parkour too.

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I Hate (Love) Parkour Because I Suck At It

FOREWORD: I recently completed a 30 day movement challenge in which I worked on something I was terrible at every day for a month. I also posted a daily video of my practice so that I could track my progress and hold myself accountable. The weakness that I addressed was twisting but I want to challenge you to do the same thing for your own weakness. If you decide to take part, let me know how it goes for you! Please check out the video compilation of my month as well as the blog post below. Good luck!

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