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Old 11-21-2011, 05:40 AM   #1
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Overcoming Gravity book release

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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I know a lot of CFers are into learning some gymnastics and bodyweight strength moves, so this book is definitely useful if you want to do just that.

Feel free to ask me any questions.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:38 AM   #2
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Re: Overcoming Gravity book release

Oops.. rookie mistake. All my links are WFS of course.
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:50 AM   #3
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Re: Overcoming Gravity book release

Looks great! Although $50 is a bit rich for my blood. Any chance of a less expensive Kindle version in the near future? Seems like it could benefit all parties (except for the printing co.).
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:14 AM   #4
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Looks great! Although $50 is a bit rich for my blood. Any chance of a less expensive Kindle version in the near future? Seems like it could benefit all parties (except for the printing co.).
Not sure yet.

I tried to price it similar to other fitness books. $50 for 542 pages is similar to Starting Strength (330 pgs at $30) and Practical Programming (220 pages for $20) and even NSCA's books.

Printing co gets their cut regardless the price btw.
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:16 AM   #5
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Printing co gets their cut regardless the price btw.
even for a digital Kindle version?!?
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:41 AM   #6
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even for a digital Kindle version?!?
Yeah, kindle takes less of a cut, but they also require list price be lower too. Digital files are pretty easy to pirate as well.
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:21 PM   #7
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Re: Overcoming Gravity book release

Steven,

I ordered your book just now based on the quantity and quality of information that I have gained from your posts freely given here for years!

Thank you!
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:46 PM   #8
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Congrats, Steven!
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:17 PM   #9
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Whoot Steve, that's awesome!
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:19 PM   #10
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Whoot Steve, that's awesome!


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