Top 12 calisthenics exercises that build biceps & triceps using your bodyweight only are featured in this video! Build your biceps and triceps with only your body weight and a bar. Here are a few highly effective exercises geared towards developing the biceps and triceps. These exercises can be incorporated into a routine using the pyramid or ladder rep style or you can simply set your own rep range and perform them in that manner. The science behind building muscle will never change. Progressive overload. Whether it be your biceps and triceps or legs, muscles grow when they are forced to. This isn’t really a one of those calisthenics tutorials but there is a number of well demonstrated exercises shown.