Steven Low, author of Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition), is a former gymnast who has performed with and coached the exhibitional gymnastics troupe, Gymkana. Steven has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland College Park, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore. Steven is a Senior trainer for Dragon Door’s Progressive Calisthenics Certification (PCC). He has also spent thousands of hours independently researching the scientific foundations of health, fitness and nutrition and is able to provide many insights into practical care for injuries. His training is varied and intense with a focus on gymnastics, parkour, rock climbing, and sprinting.

Overcoming Gravity 2

 The first edition of Steven’s bestselling book, Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength, was originally released on Amazon in November of 2011. Five years and several hundred positive reviews later, the second edition of Overcoming Gravity is now available—revised, expanded, and published by Battle Ground Creative.

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So, You Hurt Your Knee

THIS ARTICLE IS SCHEDULED FOR AN UPDATE IN JUN 2017   Introduction / To the top Knee pain and injuries are common among weightlifters and even non-weightlifters. As I have discussed in Shoes, Sitting, and Lower Body Dysfunctions and many other articles, a lot of this stems from shoes and

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The Truth about Lactic Acid

Table of Contents Introduction Delayed onset muscle soreness Cramping Muscular acidosis Fatigue As fuel and in exercise Exercise Performance Conclusion Introduction Lactic acid has been unfairly demonized for everything from delayed onset muscle soreness to cramping to robbing banks. Well, maybe not robbing banks, but you get the point. In

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