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Increase Recovery By Cutting Volume

After you train there is one thing you have to do in order to get stronger. And that is RECOVER! Without recovery you’ll only train yourself into the ground. You don’t have to recover 100% between workouts but you do need to get most of the way there. In my workouts I’ve been doing five […]

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Vibram Five Finger Shoes Review

Meet the Vibram Five Fingers. These relatively new shoes are made to recreate the barefoot feel while still offering the protection of shoes. Vibram Five Finger Shoes Review It took a couple times being exposed to them, but I decided I had to get a pair. And boy am I glad I did. Now I […]

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Bad Handstand Habits, Training Frequency + More

Thanks for all the suggestions after my last message. Going to answer a number of them today. “I am just started handstands and I notice that my arms are bent it seems I have a bad habit, ideas?” You know this is something I battled with for a long time. When doing a handstand you […]

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Making Road Workouts Work

I’m about to hit the road for three weeks with my friends’ band Archer as they start up their first big tour. If you enjoy hard rock I suggest you check them out at https://www.archernation.com But that’s not the main thing I want to talk to you about today.  Instead I want to discuss training […]

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Handstands When Your Wrists Hurt

A common problem many beginners have with handstands is that their wrists can’t take it. I know the feeling. From a football injury back in high school my right wrist has never been the same. Its less flexible and even hurts when too much pressure is put on it in certain ways. Actually working on […]

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Injury-Proofing Your Ankles

A subscriber wrote in after the release of the Parkour Tutorial DVD with a warning. Thanks again Adam for bringing it to my attention. Tricking, Parkour, even gymnastics can be rough on the ankles. Sprains, strains, and broken ankles are unfortunately not that uncommon. In order to avoid this you want to do two things. […]

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Straightening Handstand, Wrist Strength & More

Diving into a few questions and comments today. “In the hand stand, and especially in the bridge, the main persisting difficulty is an inherent wrist weakness. In fact I observe steady improvement in back and shoulder flexibility, but the wrist is always setting me back!” Joseph I know your pain Joseph, having my own share […]

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Building Vital Power

What is vital power? Bernarr MacFadden, the father of physical culture, explained it as such: “Vital power is more than the capacity to pursue your work with comfort! It is more than the power of endurance! It is, as has been said, life itself! It is the force that is hidden latent in the seed […]

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Free Movement and Complete Control

Free to move and in control. Isn’t that what hand balancing and all acrobatics is all about? Being able to move your body in any which way and having complete control. Capable of hopping onto your hands and shifting one way or another, posting on a single hand then coming down to your feet only […]

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Don’t Relax in Your Handstand

Relaxation It something we all need. Especially living in this day and age. Too many people live their lives way to strung out, ready to explode at the next little thing. There is a time to sit back and do nothing. Get a massage, meditate, shut down all the electronics and go for a walk. […]

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