We were still required to do all the runs and PT (calisthenics, obstacle course, and so on).
Meanwhile, CrossFit has taken the relatively solitary world of weightlifting and calisthenics and spun a communitarian dreamland.
Teachers led them in brisk, mostly stationary, calisthenics.
He had a system of calisthenics which he followed as religiously as the Mohammedan prays to the East.
In the schools not so equipped the physical work is confined to calisthenics.
Anyway, boys do not care greatly for calisthenics and most drills can be given without these trappings.
Now, Van Twiller was an enthusiast on the subject of calisthenics.
Colston's girls' day school includes domestic economy and calisthenics.
This was not as with us, but more of the form of calisthenics.
We were first aligned for calisthenics, but were dismissed on account of Shower No. 1, a driving rain that lasted half an hour.
1847 (calisthenic (adj.) is from 1839), formed on model of French callisthenie, from Latinized comb. form of Greek kallos "beauty" + sthenos "strength" + -ics. Originally, gymnastic exercises suitable for girls and meant to develop the figure and promote graceful movement. The proper Greek, if there was such a word in Greek, would have been *kallistheneia.
calisthenics cal·is·then·ics (kāl'ĭs-thěn'ĭks)
Gymnastic exercises, such as sit-ups, designed to develop muscular tone and promote physical fitness.