Calisthenics: Exercise movements without equipment used for building muscular strength, endurance and mobility. The word comes from the Greek kalos, meaning "beautiful" and sthenos meaning "strength." Much of today's "body weight" exercise training is simply calisthenics given a new name as the term has come to be associated with grade school gym class or early morning PT.

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