Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition)

Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition) Author Steven Low
ISBN-10 0990873854
ISBN-13 9780990873853
Year 2016-11-18
Pages 598
Language English
Publisher Battle Ground Creative
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Commonly referred to by readers as an exercise Bible Overcoming Gravity is a comprehensive guide that provides a gold mine of information for gymnastics and bodyweight strength training within its nearly 600 pages Steven Low takes the reader on a journey through logically constructing a strength oriented bodyweight workout routine With a highly systematic approach he delves into the physiology behind strength training equips the reader to adequately prepare their body for the rigors of bodyweight training This book covers much ground that other books do not offering information health and injury management factors that contribute to a successful routine and actual program implementation If you prefer your health and fitness books to include scientific data comprehensive sample programming and effective recommendations Overcoming Gravity is the ideal choice for your library This Second Edition has been revised expanded and re organized to read easier provide more content and offer easily accessible next steps for beginner intermediate and advanced populations Notable improvements from the first edition include the following Editing team to correct all previous editing errors Increased clarity on scientific principles and routine construction Updated scientific information to ensure the book aligns with current research Extensive information on body part splits and population modifications allowing one to construct a routine that fits their lifestyle and skill level More in depth explanation of each element of a routine An entirely new chapter entitled Methods of Progression to ensure plateaus are never an issue Expanded sample programming that includes common faults made at different skill levels More real life examples of how a routine may look Addition of proper scapular positioning and technique for each exercise Upgraded images that illustrate exercises from 2D to 3D Modified charts with more accurate level placement and new leg exercise inclusions For additional book information for the Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1 and Charts see http stevenlow org book Note This book does not contain primary gymnastics skill work like cartwheels tumbling swings giants etc v2 1 Update 4 17 17 25 editing and illustration errors have been fixed v2 2 is live Update 5 2 17 Page 38 is missing in v2 1 Missing page available here http stevenlow org wp content uploads 2017 05 Page38 pdf