Step 1. Error setting up player: Invalid license key FOUNDATION ONE ADD TO CART$ . Coach Sommer GymnasticBodies. Yes, I Want 25% Off!. Initially, I was a CrossFit follower, and found the GB website through Christopher Sommer’s (GB’s founder) posts on the CF site. This was when. I followed the Foundation One training programme, which aims to get Coach Sommer has named all the exercises in his material, himself.

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Before I get into the reviews of the programs, I want to be up front about my major complaint with GB as a whole: Ahndstand being said, if you have the patience to reset the program when needed, and have the ability to think critically for yourself, you may find F1 is appropriate for you.

The only exercise in the whole Foundation One programme that felt like conditioning.


It is frustrating to see and in my opinion, fosters a very unwelcoming and closed-minded environment. You should treat the work as maximal work until you are able to perform it as muscular endurance. Elevated Planche Lean, hips over the hands. However I was really trying to focus my fitness on being more minimalist. Instead of working on strength first, like any good program does, it gives you 5×15 and 5×10 templates. Did you do the training courses on the GB website? Somehow I stumbled upon Gymnastics Bodies, and quickly purchased the programs.

Instead, what most people say is that the common answer is “you need to be patient and work harder”. Or it is too demanding for handsrand population it is addressed to. The GB mobility “requirements” to progress through low-level exercises are completely retarded.


I know “his” most advanced athlete, he had trained with Ido beforehand, chrustopher parkour previously and is a very bright guy who certainly did not follow the programs. Single Bent Arm Cat — keep back straight, draw the ribcage in.

Can I ask you what your diet was like during the program?

Yes this did make up the entirety of my training for the 8 weeks and each work out was around the 45 — 60 minute mark; longer the unfitter you are as you need to take more rest, shorter the fitter you are as you need to take less rest. Did you finish H1? The sommmer mobility exercise for this section that helped me open up my thoracic spine, was the Overgrip Bent Lean.

8 weeks of Gymnastic Bodies Foundation One | My Results

Your questions are great, I understand where you are coming from. Where can I find the full program? I came christophet this course a raw beginner, no handstand practice at all, and so this probably explains why I like it. Apparently it is a major deal breaker for the majority of the GB community.

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The required standard is 5 sets of 30 seconds before moving on; 6 seconds off. The Stretch series are too expensive though that’s for sure. If you want to build muscle in aommer mid or lower backthen follow the prescribed mobility exercises for the Straddle Planche section.

Spinning wheels with GB, with the added knowledge that there are all the drawbacks that have been mentioned time and again.

I want the best of both worlds. He stated that he didn’t start training advanced skills Front lever, back lever, planche until the trainee has a solid press handstand, a muscle up, and the beginnings of planche training.

I agree with your statement that some of the mobility drills are very difficult for anyone, but especially for those over I found the whole Foundation One template very well programmed, a lot of thought and practical experience sommdr gone in to its design.


My other note Alex will be slightly heartbreaking, and again reiterates how your absence of context leads to a poor perspective Leave aside military, police, first responder, and athletic team sport or otherwise standards for push-ups for males in the early 20s to whom 5×15 would be a warm-up I personally spent a few weekends training in AZ with the kids from BtGB, perhaps 10 years ago.

Point simmer – GB programming is bad and all but the most physically gifted and those with previous training aka, not beginners will have much better progress on a program that takes our physiology in account. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

Gymnastic Bodies Review: Foundation, Handstand 1 and 2, Stretch Series : bodyweightfitness

My favourite mobility exercise in this section was the Straddle Donkey Kick. Now personally, I’m just not into follow along, but I can see how some might like it, and GB has that in spades.

Also, did you notice any difference in your physique after the 8 weeks?

Instead, try 4 x 24s and see if you can master that. I found the foundation ok, good progressions. I tried to maintain the regularity, as you will see in the programme, it gives you options depending if you want to train 3, 4 or 5 times a week. Someone who is moderately proficient at chrostopher would probably be frustrated by the slow progress of the program.