🔎 𝘗𝘰𝘭𝘦 𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘯𝘦𝘭 𝘷𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 🔍 I often see this in classes, and I can see it in my instagram engagement too. Pole dancers/flexibility students don’t like things that don’t look like pole and they feel the same way about the splits 🤸🏼♀️. 𝐇𝐎𝗪𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑It doesn’t need to be a split to help with your splits 👏 There are sooo many exercises that don’t look like a split, that will greatly 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫… Read More
Is that a stretch you’re feeling, or is it 𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 💥? Part 2. (for part one check instagram for the video) 1️⃣ 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. 2️⃣Flex your foot. Do you feel a change in sensation, or an increase… Read More
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 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 and I will go through them in upcoming posts. Aside from those, having 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 🤸🏼♂️ (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 ✨ There are so… Read More