THE BACK BOOK
We cover the best exercises to build real back strength; rows, chin-ups and levers. We show you the most basic variations for beginners, all the way to some of the hardest progressions out there for the most advanced practitioners.
Chapter 1: You get introductory, beginner, intermediate and advanced programs that each last 4-6 weeks.
Chapter 2: You’ll learn about everything from optimal rest times to why low reps matter.
Chapter 3: How to pick exercises that give you the most bang for your buck.
Chapter 4: Step-by-step instructions to perform each technique correctly with
If you don’t read about something that will change your workouts forever, we will provide you with a full refund.
PROGRAMS FOR ALL LEVELS
You get introductory, beginner, intermediate and advanced programs. We tell you how to make the workouts more challenging each week, and when it’s time to progress to the next program.
IN-DEPTH EXERCISE BREAKDOWNS
We’ve got over twenty pages dedicated to the row, chin-up and lever. We give you simple training cues to perform the exercise correctly, along with the most common technique errors you should be looking out for.
SCIENCE MADE SIMPLE
Separate training fad from physiology. We breakdown all the stuff you normally see in a training program (reps, set, tempo, frequency) and why they may or may not be as important as you think.
MEET THE AUTHORS
Simon Ata (aka Simonster) is a world leader in bodyweight training. Starting gymnastics at an early age, he became passionate about mastering control of the body and immersed himself in the world of bodyweight strength training. Attaining a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree alongside personal training qualifications, furthered his understanding of the body from an academic side and accelerated his training methods and skill.
Jason Gulati graduated with a degree in Health and Exercise Science from the University of New South Wales and currently holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). His background in sports science and BJJ led him to oversee the strength and conditioning program for BJJ, MMA, and Muay Thai athletes for over ten years. Practicing gymnastics as a teenager, calisthenics exercises have always been a staple of the programs he designs.