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Old 11-21-2011, 04:16 AM   #1
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Default Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength book

Hey guys,

I'm happy to announce that the book I've been working on is complete and available on Amazon!

Purchase on Amazon

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Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a comprehensive guide to the most overlooked, yet most powerful elements of strength training.

In this book, Steven Low takes the reader on a journey through logically and systematically constructing a strength oriented bodyweight workout routine. With a highly systematic and scientific approach, Steven delves into the exercise physiology behind strength training and how to adequately prepare the body for the rigors of bodyweight training. Using the same rigor and attention to detail, Overcoming Gravity also includes recommendations for all bodyweight athletes concerning health and injury management. Unlike other books on this topic, it provides extremely comprehensive sample programming to assist in the design of a well-balanced routine, including information about the proper execution of the exercises and techniques.

If you prefer your books on fitness and health to include data, science and effective recommendations, then Overcoming Gravity is an ideal addition to your library.
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Feel free to ask me any questions.
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Old 12-02-2011, 12:18 PM   #2
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Ordered mine this morning!
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Old 12-09-2011, 02:28 PM   #3
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I hadn't been on any forums in a while. I'm glad I took a gander around again, might have missed this. I will order one soon.
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:23 PM   #4
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I hadn't been on any forums in a while. I'm glad I took a gander around again, might have missed this. I will order one soon.
Awesome.

Let me know what you think.
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:55 PM   #5
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Doing a reddit AMA on the book on Friday Dec 6th, at 1 PM EST

http://www.reddit.com/r/Fitness/comm...of_overcoming/

As always, feel free to ask questions here or then.

If anyone has read the book through also provide me with some feedback on what was (1) good and (2) needs to be improved.

Also, don't forget to submit a review.
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Old 01-06-2012, 10:00 AM   #6
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Hey guys,

Doing the AMA on reddit currently.

Feel free to submit some questions and upvote:

http://www.reddit.com/r/Fitness/comm...g_gravity_ask/
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:20 AM   #7
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I have become extremely fascinated about shoulder mobility, scapular strength, & wrist strength with regards to building some capacity for hand balancing. A former member of mine recently sent me a copy of this book and it has been great. Thanks for putting the time in to create such a useful resource. In combination with some of Ido's hand balancing drills, my handstand and some other basic gymnastic skills have dramatically improved in a pretty small amount of time.

Cheers!
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:36 PM   #8
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You're welcome.

Spreading the word would help out if you know others that are interested.
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