🔥 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
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.