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Amateur Triple Fold

Alright, so here I had it, again. Last time, that elbow was further down, and I didn't warm my splits up as well and my back. The goal is to do it without the pants and belt to grip onto. Yeah, that is a belt I held onto to get it. This is still so…
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How to learn the Bound Lotus

Started by Mad Mardigan in Beginner's Questions. Last reply by David Thurber on Monday. 3 Replies

Hi there, i would love to know how i can learn the Bound Lotus. I can do a tight Lotus with my legs but but i can't get my arms around the back of my body to grab my feet. It seems my arms or shoulders are not flexible enoughContinue

Just Thinking

Started by Angela Moore in General. Last reply by Angela Moore Jul 8. 2 Replies

Just for thought....i know body can builders flex out and it just hit me that (duh) we could too. Were not lifting crazy but is your own body weight enough too do it? by definition: "To flexed all of the muscles in your body at the same time"…Continue

What kind of flexibility training is ideal when getting back into stretching?

Started by Anastasya Grace in Advice. Last reply by Angela Moore Jul 8. 4 Replies

I'm going to get back into stretching daily and know that deep stretching (like back bending) isn't good every day but every other day or every 2 days. I wanted to see if someone could help me create a good daily and weekly routine that can help…Continue

Severe Headaches :/

Started by Jade Maguire in Advice. Last reply by Katrina Anderson Jun 27. 10 Replies

Hello all, so I have recently started contortion training after taking a long break. But I have been experiencing severe headaches during and after although I don't remember this being a problem before can anyone give any advice?? Is this…Continue

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au théâtre

Posted by Coco Contortion on April 12, 2017 at 10:01 0 Comments

SCientifically stretching reference book

Posted by Donna Henderson on March 15, 2017 at 17:17 5 Comments

Stretching Scientifically

Let me know if the link works, but this guide is extensive and covers the topics you are discussing

The Science of Stretching

Posted by Daniel Kilov on February 9, 2017 at 13:00 0 Comments

Flexibility and mobility training, like other aspects of fitness, are best approached scientifically.

What I mean by this is that the training methods we employ should be informed by the current state of the relevant sciences. Ignoring the relevant research can lead to slower progress, wasted time and even injury.

Although I've been practicing martial arts for about 12 years now, I'm new to deliberate and focused flexibility training. Consequently, the kinds of…


Now the workout begins

Posted by Micheal on February 1, 2017 at 1:13 1 Comment

I have finally cleaned out where I want to work out in - my basement.

I have 3 goals:
hand stand

back bridge


I want to be able to hold each for 1 minute.

Any suggestions to help me achieve my goals?

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