About Dennis

Dennis Ratano is a passionate athlete, trainer and motivator. He first got in contact with calisthenics in 2010 while being in NYC and soon after founded the first Baristi Workout Team in Europe.

Calisthenics Video Tutorial: Dips!

By | March 31st, 2013|Tutorials, Video, Workout|

Dips are a great way to train your upper body with minimum equipment! They work the triceps, but also work your chest, shoulders and your [...]

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Hardcore Calisthenics Fitness with Antoniette Pacheco and Frank Medrano

By | March 8th, 2013|Video, Workout|

Metroflex in Long Beach, California is most likely the most amazing training facility in the world! No big words, no fancy machines...but a lot of [...]

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LA FitExpo Battle of the Bars January 19-20

By | January 18th, 2013|Events|

The Baristi will be represented at the Battle of the Bars at the LA FitExpo Jan 19-20! Don't miss out on this event if you [...]

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Generation Workout

By | January 18th, 2013|Video, Workout|

Calisthenics and functional strength training are creating a new awareness for fitness and health in the heads of people all over the globe. Join us [...]

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Baristi Calisthenics Workshop in Munich

By | November 15th, 2012|Events|

November 18th at 11 am we will hold a Calisthenics Workshop at the Fitness Park Isarauen in Munich, Germany. You'll have the chance to learn [...]

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Baristi in the November edition of Men’s Fitness Germany

By | November 14th, 2012|Workout|

The november edition of Men's Fitness Germany contains an article about Calisthenics and the Baristi! Thanks to Men's Fitness for supporting our team and our [...]

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Interview – Juan Barstarzz

By | November 2nd, 2012|Interviews, Video, Workout|

Here's an interview Dennis did with Juan from Barstarzz after a training session in Uptown Manhattan. Juan is known in the Calisthenics world and beyond [...]

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How to get started with Calisthenics

By | September 29th, 2012|Workout|

How to get started with Calisthenics The beauty of calisthenics strength training is its absolute freedom! You can workout anywhere, any time, with a huge [...]

Calisthenics Routine: Push-Pull Circuit

By | September 23rd, 2012|Routines, Video|

A lot of people ask for routines to start out with calisthenics. This is a very simple non-stop circuit alternating neutral grip pull-ups and push-ups. [...]

Video of the Street Workout World Championship 2012

By | September 23rd, 2012|Video, Workout|

After the amazing experience at the Street Workout World Championship 2012 in Riga we finally put together a video about the event. It was not [...]

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