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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.
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
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.