🔥 Very wise words 🔥 from the very wise @shift_movementscience, said in relation to gymnastics 🙌. However, I feel that it translates just as strongly to pole as well as to chiropractic 👩⚕️, rehab/prehab, manual therapies and gym practices 🏋️ (as well as a whole range of other things tbh). Just because that is the way things have always been done, doesn’t mean it is the best way 🤯. It doesn’t mean it… Read More
So many things in life, particularly pole, take hard work and discipline ✊ 𝐁𝐔𝐓 You will get that invert, shoulder mount or deadlift 🤗. Whatever it is you are working towards – with the right training/coaching, proper practice and management of your body, you will get it 💪🤩 Are you not getting a trick or movement you think you should be? Is something not feeling quite right in your body?… Read More
🔎 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
Rehab particularly, but also conditioning, is about using specific muscles to make specific joints perform specific actions. If you aren’t being specific, you likely aren’t achieving the full benefit.
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