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This was when he was offering the Building the Gymnastic Bodies Handstand One (H1) is designed to develop a free-standing handstand. Has anyone tried GB Foundation programs? I have a question in relation to the weekly schedule. Since I’d already started it, I decided to stick with Gymnastic Bodies. For example, one of the Foundation program’s progressions is Front.

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However mobility, balance, and core strength is terrible.

Yes, it is possible. Just to put things in gy,nasticbodies, there are 4 volumes of progressions designed to get you up to the positions above. Foundation may have been the bulk of what they did, but they certainly did assistance work strength work, working with spotters, etc. All too often, the magazine culture of today offers empty promises; packing on muscle in record time, or becoming the Hulk overnight.

I have discovered I have many! It’s a good thing to work on to me it’s key to easy strict ring muscle ups but it shouldn’t impede your handstand progress as it’s not related at all. For handstand there was one guy who actually did the two minute handstand and it was awesome.

It’s stupid that they’re going this direction with trying to do a web application that tracks peoples workouts because it then forces all GB programs to fit the same cookie cutter scheme. I found the foundation ok, good progressions.

If you only manage 4 x 15s, then you know you need to go back a week or two. If you can do the Incline you should be able to do the Hinge, just make sure you are using the correct technique. Since I’d already started it, I decided to stick with Gymnastic Bodies. Foundation One for the Hollow Back Press seems to focus a lot on developing tricep strength.


One for the strength component; and one for the mobility.

My Gymnastic Bodies Review

I can do 2 strict pull ups and hold the hollow body position for about 60 sec lying back on the floor, and make 3 dips on parallel bars. I saw someone do a press to handstand and was determined that I wanted to learn how to do it. During that search I had tried Convict Conditioning I liked working towards progressions, but no mobility work.

What was your training schedule like? I can hardly walk today, my calves took a beating. Your name or email address: Yes this did make up the entirety of my training for the 8 weeks and each work out was around the 45 — 60 minute mark; longer the unfitter you are as you need to take more rest, shorter the fitter you are as you need to take less rest.

Three models of varying levels of flexibility perform each movement under his guidance. This is similar to question 1. The follow along videos wouldn’t be much help in my experience, but the technique videos would be really valuable.

I was at a stage where I wanted to maintain my size, and intuitively I ate the same amount, if not more, as I found the F1 workouts quite taxing. Handstand Two This program is designed to build the capacity to perform a press handstand from an L-sit position. Find out where you fall on the table.

In practice, everything I’m about to say applies to the Foundation program.

GymnasticBodies — Foundation One , anyone do it?

Be honest with yourself, if you’re cheating into your second set of mastery then you probably need another cycle. Each program builds on the progressions of the previous programs, with the ultimate goal of getting you to the point of being able to perform what Sommer describes as the 7 Gymnastic Strength Training GST movements: How do I calculate which week to start at? Straddle Planche I started week 1 well, mastering the Scapular Shrugs exercise, for 5 sets of 15 repetitions.


GB offers some decent fitness products that, although they are light on instruction, come with free form checks that somewhat alleviate this problem. And how long is each work out? For the most part I’ve described it above, but here is a rundown of the actual progressions:. Someone who is moderately proficient at handstands would probably be frustrated by the slow progress of the program.

Including changing into your gym gear, most days. Gymnssticbodies others simply worked their asses off. I would say my main goal with training is aesthetics first and then function second. Could you please help? However, that has been my personal experience and like I stated above, I was a handstand beginner coming into this program.

Therefore, I was thrilled when the Foundation series came out, as it was billed as a plug-and-play, easy to follow template for the casual bodyweight fitness enthusiast.

They are just recordings of their seminars. You can mix weights with GST, for sure but you must be intelligent how you go about your programming, otherwise, yes, it will be too intensive.

Each has eight exercises in their progression. Really great amount of info on F1 and your opinions and progress on it. Keith’s stuff is great but I was never really sure how best to program it. Especially since I’ll never get anywhere close to passing PE3 unless those things ond shored up. Every 4th week is a scheduled deload week, hence why the reps are reduced.

He’s not what you’d call “compromising”. Or if I need buy other programs to integrate it, then it’s not good enough for the goals it claims to be made for.