Phil Wittmer on Your First Handstand, 1-Arm Chins, and Staying at Sub 10% Body Fat All Year Round (#4)


About Phil

Phil Wittmer is a performance coach and co-owner of West Coast Strength and Movement, a private training studio in Downtown, Vancouver.

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Show Notes

✔️00.00-00.21
CBD Mountain

✔️00.21-01.07
Introduction

✔️01.38-02.20
Beginnings with various movements, training and habits

✔️02.35-05.24
Staying at sub 10% body fat, all year round and educating people on the framework for food

✔️05.30-07.35
Sitting for long periods of time and how to alleviate its effects

✔️07.40-08.50
Common patterns in everyday people from sitting too much

✔️09.36-12.20
Phil’s journey to his first 30s freestanding handstand
Ido Portal

✔️12.30-15.20
The best drill for getting your first freestanding handstand

✔️16.06-21.10
The illusive handstand pushup; pathways to first reps
Simonster

✔️21.20-25.18
Unlocking the one-arm chin up and learning about biomechanic strengths and sticking points.
Christian Thibaudeau

✔️25.27-26.24
Elbow tendon irritation from one arm chins and how to avoid it

✔️26.34-29.34
Benchmarks; what should the average human be able to do?

✔️29.40-33.57
What Phil gained from the breakdancing world and why it is so far ahead on the movement continuum

✔️34.05-35.15
The exponential progression continuum for extreme sports
Tony Hawk landing the first ever 900

✔️35.27-38.37
What differentiates training online with Phil, compared to other offers available
Train with Phil > Phil @ WittmerPerformance dot com

✔️38.40-44.28
Some of Phil’s influences;
Charles Poliquin
Paul Chek
Yuval Ayalon
Mark Verstegan
Eric Cressey
Mike Boyle
Carmen Bott

✔️44.40-50.29
How to improve your communication as a professional and tips for newcomers into the coaching/training industry
Toastmasters

✔️50.26-55.10
Phil’s approach towards improving mobility and retaining the gains

✔️55.18-56.35
Making the most of the lockdown quarantine time

✔️56.50-1:01.44
Middle Splits progressions and the power of the horse stance
Emmet Louis
Thomas Kurz

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