🔎 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.
Don’t pull your shoulder blades “down and back” during loaded overhead movements
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