I couldn’t tell you the exact year, but I’m pretty sure I was around 10 years old or so What I do very clearly remember was that it was on a Saturday afternoon. Hand Balancing for Muscular Development is a book written by Bill Hinbern on learning to do hand balancing. This book was actually for first. Hand-balancing is one of the most effective exercise programs you can do to develop Bill Hinbern is the unquestioned expert on the subject of hand- balancing.

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Hand-Balancing for Muscular Development

The importance of practicing on the proper surface. You can practice alone. I hope more will come soon. Many of these feats have not been replicated since! I am one satisfied customer. The 16 preliminary exercises with and nill equipment that you can use to build a solid foundation.

InStrength Legend George Jowett wrote this about hand-balancing: Crowds would gather to watch these stars lift weights, do hand-to-hand balancing, etc. Laying some mats down this week and will practice some inverted stuff. Despite the recent surge in popularity of bodyweight training, I find a curious lack of one form of training that I was sure would be making a comeback in a big way. Anyway, I will practice and hopefully in a few months developkent I will be able to do some pushups and do a stand without support.

Will let you know about my hinbsrn. Well, hand-balancing requires no equipment of any kind. Some of the greatest strongmen in history were expert hand-balancers.

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Yes, it took plenty of practice to be able to do this. The handstand is by far my favorite exercise which I greatly look forward to with anticipation and excitement every time I do them!!

The pitfalls of under-balance and overbalance and how to overcome them. It is with you all the time, where ever you go. The benefits of this kind of training include coordination and agility, “all over strength” – power from head to toe, achieving a well balanced physique and a healthy body, building up insane grip strength and bulletproof joints, and well – learning how to do some awesome strength feats!


It can be done outdoors, in your back yard, garage, etc. Very well put together. How to train for the MOST impressive hand-balancing feat of all.

The most important things are to understand proper exercise techniques to work each part of the body, how to work at enough intensity to force the body to adapt, with enough frequency to produce lasting gains. It was well presented and easy to follow. Four devwlopment stretching exercises for maintaining strong, flexible shoulders Of course, they also understood the importance of recovery and proper nutrition.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. An Anatomy chart, kilo to pounds conversion table and full list of resources are also included. Again, thank you for the book. Compound lifts such as deadlifts, presses, snatches and other such “big movements”, many of which are still used today, were also trained.

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It is exactly what I was looking for. It an amazing stroke of luck that right around this time, devwlopment thirdlythat Bill Hinbern also came out with a fantastic training guide which outlined decades of hand balancing knowledge.

As you progress in your training, whatever type of training you are into, remember to plan ahead. A popular place around was Muscle Beach in California.

The 2 keys to practicing hand balancing with or without a partner. This is the course that helped me get started. Thank you, Bill Hinbern, for your amazing work and your effort put into this book.

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How to walk up and down stairs on your hands. An Anatomy chart of all the major muscle groups Seven different methods for progressing to the one armed hand stand Odd object training such as anvils, sledgehammers, sandbagsprogressive calisthenics, and various types of strongman training are coming back into fashion, however.

Once you get pretty good at the basic hand stand, you can move on to more challenging skills. One of the most important things that happened was that I no longer expected to become an expert over night…. Hand-Balancing Requires No Equipment Ever been in need of a good workout but do not have access to special equipment. No need to worry about those excuses EVER again. A list of resources is provided at the end of the course for any and all equipment needed.

Four different stretching exercises for maintaining strong, flexible shoulders. How a training partner can help you perfect your hand-balances and speed your progress. After a brief review of your book it contains the information I have been seeking all these years to be able finally to do a hand stand and hand stand push ups.

Picked up tips over the years but nothing was systematic like your book, which I agree with everyone else that it is a welcome relief.

A full resource section for all equipment described and used in the course. Start building them with these uand-balancing stretching exercises. Learn the anatomical details of how your body automatically maintains a sense of balance. A Perfect handstand requires a solid base. Sure, these men trained with weights, but they also did a variety of other feats of strength.