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๐Ÿ”Ž ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐Ÿ” โฃI often see this in classes, and I can see it in my instagram engagement too. Pole dancers/flexibility students donโ€™t like things that donโ€™t look like pole and they feel the same way about the splits ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ. โฃโฃ๐‡๐Ž๐—ช๐„๐•๐„๐‘โฃโฃIt doesnโ€™t need to be a split to help with your splits ๐Ÿ‘ โฃโฃThere are sooo many exercises that donโ€™t look like a split, that will greatly ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ… Read More

Is that a stretch youโ€™re feeling, or is it ๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ’ฅ? Part 2. (for part one check instagram for the video) โฃ 1๏ธโƒฃ Lay on your back with your pelvic floor + core engaged, with a neutral spine and neck. Bring one leg towards your face with a pointed toe until you feel a stretch in your hamstring.โฃ 2๏ธโƒฃFlex your foot. Do you feel a change in sensation, or an increase… Read More

Active vs Passive flexibility gap graphic with The Chiro Co logo at the bottom

The active passive flexibility gap, and passive vs active stretching and flexibility.

There are quite a few safety concerns in regards to having and stretching purely your ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฑ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ and I will go through them in upcoming posts. โฃ Aside from those, having ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฑ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ (the ability to use one muscle group to stretch, or achieve a desired position of another muscle group/joint) is very practical in pole, aerials, gymnastics and a lot of other gym and training disciplines  โœจโฃโฃ There are so… Read More