I saw some of his stuff online: , and was curious as to if later on in life and he likes to push handstand, quadruped and grip training. I got his handstand book and gymnastic abs-decent info but WAY. Download Eddie Baran – Gymnastic Handstand Training-Manual. This book featuring Ed Baran, expands upon the three handstand exercises Matt Furey describes in Combat Conditioning. I recommend it if you are serious.

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Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women. Gymnastic Abs The first ever program that gives you the powerful, ripped and supremely conditioned abs of a gymnast Dear Friend, Do you know the real secrets to getting the strongest body? Most athletes don’t, even the top martial artists and grapplers don’t know. The answer is in how a gymnast trains his core. No athlete has a tougher, more powerful core than a gymnast.

Having abs of a gymnast means being a stronger, more complete and better athlete. Now YOU can have these gymnastic abs yourself.

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Before I get into why every serious athlete should train his abs like a gymnast, let me first tell you a little about myself. I was a lifelong weight trainer.

I started like most skinny kids by doing the standard bodybuilding training trying to get traihing like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Although I developed some size I found out that I was pretty weak. Those big bloated muscles were pretty useless.

Handstad Baran, author of Gymnastic Abs. The typical ab training that everyone else is doing sucks. Typical ab training feels painful. Nobody minds a little pain but typical core training is always the most unpleasant feeling. It’s never that good feeling of muscles working hardbut rather like something wasn’t working right.

One of the worst parts about typical ab exercises is that they’re boring to do. How many reps of a typical abdominal exercise can you do before you want to kill yourself? You could do repetitions but what came after that? Is the only way to get better at an exercise to do more traiinng If that was the case then who could possibly see himself getting very far; adding more and more reps doesn’t appeal to anyone.

Worst of all, the typical ab training is ineffective. You might put up with the boredom and pain but you’re still not going to get results.

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I know because I’ve been there. My clients had been there.

You could do everything you’re supposed to do but your abs would still be fragile and weak. It’s no way to get real world, functional abs. Is training like a gymnast really different from what everyone else is already doing? Gymnastix don’t have to take my word for it.

Just look at any gymnast, the strength skills he does, how he moves his body, how agile and powerful he is, and you will see that in order to do these he must have the strongest abs in the world. Every movement a gymnast does, whether it’s a basic handstand, an acrobatic flip or a strength skill like an Iron Cross, requires tremendous core strength; he could not do a thing without an extremely strong midsection.


Believe me, gymnastics is not just a bunch of short guys throwing themselves around. It’s a sport that requires a tremendous amount of strength and body control, especially handsyand the core. This is real world functional strength at its best! Compare that with your average pumped up massive bodybuilder with the bloated gargantuan muscles; he’d break into a thousand pieces if he were to attempt even the most basic gymnastic skill.

This freak might look powerful but his core is as fragile as tissue paper. And same goes for the handstanc boys who grace the popular men’s fitness magazines. Those aren’t REAL abs. They might look good but they won’t stand up to the test of real abdominal strength. Eddie Baran doing a gymnastic exercise that builds superior overall body awareness, strength, conditioning and balance.

The Secret to Killer Abs So what makes a gymnast’s core conditioning so spectacular and effective? Well, a number of things: The Best Ab Exercises – A gymnast does the exercises that not only enable him to do incredible strength feats but also might end up saving his life. These exercises have to teaining good otherwise not only won’t he be able to do much, he might get seriously injured, or worse.

I call this the Way of the Gymnast. A gymnast can take the most basic exercise and turn it into gold.

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So imagine what happens when you get a great exercise and you do it in a spectacular way! Progressive Goal-oriented Training – The key to gymnastic ab training is progression. You must progress from a simple exercise to a more difficult one. With this goal-oriented training you always have a major goal you work toward with minor goals along the way. This not only ensures you progress in strength but it also keeps you motivated and enthusiastic about working out.

Total Body Training – When a gymnast trains his abs he’s not just training his abs. He’s training his entire body. The exercises you do and how you do them create a connection of all muscles in the body. I have a saying, “if you’re not training your entire body when you’re training your abs then you’re not really training your abs.

And of course, as his core got stronger the rest of his body got stronger as well. Best of all, he could do these exercises anywhere and didn’t need any equipment at all. After a short while on the program he couldn’t believe the results. His entire hraining was stronger than he could have even imagined. Icing on the cake was he now had a six pack, something he never had before, even when he was lean.

He just never had ab muscles – ever! Andy was so thrilled with the results that he told me I’ve gotta share this program with others. No one trains his abs like this other than a gymnast. We could finally put out an abs program that actually gave real results.


I told him if he’d help collaborate on it I’d barn it. Andy Baran after training his abs like a gymnast. Consider Gymnastic Abs as your enrollment in abdominal school. Andy and I will take you step by step to earn your degree in Abdominalogywhere you will get the strongest set of hanfstand on the planet. Just like in school, you might have to start in kindergarten, but the coursework is planned out for you to progress on up through the grades so you can easily and quickly reach your goal: Training your abs is a lot like learning mathematics.

In order to do high-level math like calculus, for example, you’ve got to start with arithmetic. Then you progress up to more difficult math, like multiplication. Eventually you get to algebra and geometry, and then finally you get to your ultimate goal, which is calculus. Perhaps you’re already decent in math so you’d start in the middle of the curriculum.

It all depends on the individual. It’s the same with our Gymnastic Abs course. I can speak from experience. I pretty much had to start from the beginning and build my way up. I didn’t start at the most advanced exercises, or even intermediate ones, but at the beginning. My coach wanted to make sure I did everything right, as this is the best way to do anything. A strong foundation is key. This also makes edeie journey that much more pleasurable.

Instead of dreading doing more reps of an exercise that you’ve already mastered e. This is the only way to get better at something. And just what is the curriculum for your degree in Abdominal Arts and Sciences? We’ve taken the top gymnastics core conditioning exercises.

You can consider these like your subjects you need to take in order to graduate. Each “subject” has a series of progressions that take you from the very basic to very advanced. Because every fitness level can be addressed, everyone is welcome to bqran in the school whether you’re a complete beginner or an accomplished athlete. Although this course is centered on your core, it is a course that builds tremendous functional strength and conditioning throughout your entire bodytying it all together with the abdominal muscles as its center.

When you follow Gymnastic Absyou will transform your body into steel – strong, lean, powerful, resilient. It will help you with all sports and activities. Your core is your center and therefore is most important. You can’t have it as a weak link in your body.

Your body is protected if its center is steel. And the stronger your core, the better you become at everything. It will carve your core, narrow your waistline, make you look handsrand and help you lose weight.