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How I Learned the Pike Press Handstand

In this detailed post, I share my personal journey to achieving the pike press to handstand as a 6' 2" (187cm) vegetarian weighting 90kg, with focus on the exercises that worked for me and those that didn't. Brief Summary It took me about a year of consistent training to get the pike press handstand and … Continue reading How I Learned the Pike Press Handstand

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How My Attitude to Calisthenics Has Evolved

When I first started doing calisthenics back in 2008, I focused primarily on pull ups, push ups and dips. My focus remained the same for the next 5 or so years. I saw calisthenics as a way to build muscle, gain strength and look good. Occasionally, I would muscle up or handstand but my main … Continue reading How My Attitude to Calisthenics Has Evolved

How I Fell in Love with SUMO Deadlifts

I got my first gym membership at the age of 23 (January 2016) but I've been heavily into sport and exercise since my early teenage years (2006). My girlfriend, a gym maniac at the time, introduced me to conventional deadlifting. I focused on learning the correct form in the first few months, lifting no more … Continue reading How I Fell in Love with SUMO Deadlifts