Calisthenics are also used for the purpose of physical fitness. It refers to the area of practice
of exercising the muscles for the purpose of gaining health, strength or grace in form and movement, a kind of light gymnastics. It is a free hand exercise such as push-ups, pull- ups, chin-ups etc. Calisthenics develop organic power, body control suppleness elasticity. If Calisthenics exercises such as bending, kicking, swinging, sit-ups, etc., are done regularly, they will develop general strength, flexibility and other coordinative abilities. So, a general fitness can be achieved through calisthenics.