Additional photos: Al Kavadlo, Danny Kavadlo, Tamar Kaye, Abdiel Munoz, All he sees is that bar — he knows it’s the key to the extra muscle and power he. I’m excited to announce that my new book Raising The Bar is now available on paperback! The book release party is still scheduled for June 1. I’m very excited to announce the release of my new Raising The Bar DVD! The DVD features all the essential exercises from my book Raising.

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I’m sure this will inspire and challenge my training over the next year.

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This will let you get a feel for the transition from being under the bar to getting on top without having to overcome the resistance of your full bodyweight. By Andy Fossett – November 19, 7: By Danielearl93 – March 14, 7: Post your fitness questions or com- ments and get quick feedback from Pavel Tsatsouline and other leading fitness experts. Very advanced practitioners may also be able to perform a for- ward sliding hinge dip onto the shoulders. In that situation, stopping could mean starving.

It’s good to practice ths the position of your hands on alternating sets with varia- tions like mixed grip and commando pull-ups. Aside from the riasing out stuff, I just wanted to say that I really enjoyed your choice of chapter opening quotes too, raiaing as always dude.

The flex hang is a wonder- ful way to begin developing that ability. Once you start doing that, the rest will take care of itself. The MU is the holy grail for me….

This position is called an L-Hold. Page Those vulnerable shoulders— why they ache and the best way to avoid or fix the pain The advice here is tge and essential for any serious bar athlete. By Al Kavadlo – December 2, 8: His name is Al Kavadlo. Thanks a lot man!!!


You can try pull-ups like this as well once you can get 10 clean tuck front lever pull-ups. As with kettlebells, they were the trail blazers. This golden tip for your negatives could immensely enhance your strength development…Page 11— But good work and great website. Struggling to get your chin all the way past the bar can make an inch feel like a mile.

This is both safer and more effective. Mark Oszoli rated it really liked it Sep 05, With practice, however, you can eventu- ally learn to make peace with the feeling. This is a fantastic book-period! Though this exercise is often referred to as a shoulder dis- location, practicing these should actually make your shoulder joints stronger and less likely to dislocate, so I call them shoulder rollouts.

A minute puts you in an elite category of bodyweight strength.

Some days it comes harder than others, but when I fall, I just get up and try again. The Bridge Hold Progressions: The Press to Handstand—a much more challenging way to get into a freestanding handstand la YW You’ll need to learn to safely bail out of this move and land on your feet without hurting yourself before going for it on the high bar.

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And your guess is correct — Dragon Door sets the price for all their products. Accepting that none of those things really matter means accept- ing that it is all up to you, which can be a very difficult thing to do.

Squeeze with everything you got! To perform a rollover, pull with your arms as you bring your legs up as high as possible, eventually tossing them over the bar.

The information in this book is fantastic- a great buy! The forward roll on the parallel bars into a dip was also freakin cool! I have no doubt that someone will eventually perform one and get it on videobut in the meantime the rest of us will just have to continue to train hard and keep the dream alive.


Swing your legs and use your hips to gen- erate momentum. If you are going raiising spot someone on a muscle-up, I suggest giving them a boost by holding them under one or both heels, as if kavadlp were helping them over a fence.

Al gives you all the training tips you need—now you supply the necessary Will!

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this myth perpetrated. Make sure to keep your back straight by taking the stretch in your hamstrings, though kavvadlo may bend your knees a little if you need to in order to keep your hips up over your shoulders. Thank you, you have successfully signed up for our mailing list s.

These unique exercises are where the real training gold of this book lies. I’ve had kavalo lot more clients quit over the years because they couldn’t hack it than because they had gotten too muscular.

Once I began lowering down however, everything suddenly changed. By Rich Mohr – March 14, Hope you like it!

Raising the Bar

te This should also happen somewhat naturally. I’ve read the whole book and find myself going back time and again to check something out. By Robert – September 14, 4: Ao freestanding handstand push-up requires tremendous strength, balance and total body control, so before you think about training for this move, I suggest getting to the point where you can do at least ten wall assisted handstand push-ups and hold a free- standing handstand for a full minute.