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IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a fully searchable, digital PDF that can be loaded on an eReader (Nook, Kindle, Kobo, etc.), iPad, Tablet or viewed on the computer. It will have no digital copyright protection and is a non-encrypted, fully commentable, bookmarkable, copy/pasteable PDF.  An excel version of the Overcoming Gravity charts is also provided. The main file is approximately 100 MB, and the excel 28 KB. (There have been some issues with people downloading straight to their iPad - download it to your computer first and then move it over)

If you are looking to purchase the printed book you can order on CreateSpace, US Amazon, UK Amazon, or the various European Amazon websites. 

The deluxe version comes with a pair of wooden rings.

Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a 542 page 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.

Note: this book contains no bodyweight leg exercises, or primary gymnastics work (cartwheels, tumbling, swings, giants, etc.). It is devoted solely toward upper body strength and skill development with gymnastics exercises.

GO DELUXE: The deluxe version of Overcoming Gravity comes with Wooden Overcoming Gravity Rings so that you can perform all of the progressions within the book, as soon as you are ready.