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When and how was the recommended routine created?
Overcoming Gravity 2nd Edition information for Table of Contents, Introduction, Chapter 1, and Charts are available on stevenlow.org. 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 systemati…

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When and how was the recommended routine created?(r/bodyweightfitness)

Copy pasta’d from another thread asking about how it was made and our backgrounds. Added #6.

The short story is:

  1. Phi, me, phrakture, and other mods put it together circa 2012-2013.
  2. Phi did most of the heavy lifting for putting together the wiki and overall program coordination
  3. I helped with most of the concepts for routine creation and implementation, much of what was and still is based on my book Overcoming Gravity and Overcoming Gravity 2nd Ed.
  4. A bunch of stretching/mobility was pulled from Phrak’s Starting Stretching and molding mobility, although heavily overlaps with a lot of various concepts already out there.
  5. Antranik and other mods were instrumental in finally putting it together in video format.
  6. The RR has undergone a lot of very subtle revisions since then removing some exercises in favor of others. It is one example of how a good beginner routine for bodyweight/gymnastics/calisthenics strength training can work.

As for people’s backgrounds, I’ll only state my own straight off my website:

> Steven Low is a former gymnast, coach, and the author of the Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition). He has spent thousands of hours independently researching…

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