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Can My Hamstrings Get Flexible Without Stretching?

Can My Hamstrings Get Flexible Without Stretching?

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

I heard that you can get your hamstring flexible without stretching it. Is that true? Many people are interested in the hamstring flexibility and this question of “Can my hamstrings get flexible without stretching?” has been asked numerous times over...

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Tight hamstrings? Are your hamstrings very tight? This special stretching technique will release them!

Tight hamstrings? Are your hamstrings very tight? This special stretching technique will release them!

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

Special stretching technique for people with very tight hamstrings. Over the past 8 years I have been researching the proper sequence for optimal forward bending and back bending progression. I wanted to develop exact scientific, tested flexibility sequences that EasyFlexibility...

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Back Hurts While Stretching? Here is why...

Back Hurts While Stretching? Here is why...

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

The cause of reoccurring spinal and lower back injuries during hip and shoulder compound stretching. Strains and sprains, in the joints and the muscles, in and around the spine while stretching, is a rather common occurrence. Unfortunately, most of the...

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True Front Split: Stop Cheating Yourself

True Front Split: Stop Cheating Yourself

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

You think you’re doing a split but you’re not! Stop cheating yourself! 10 issues that are preventing you from doing a True Front Split, reasons and solutions. If you have been faking a split, you're only cheating yourself. Here's how...

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Why are Easyflexibility programs structured the way they are?

Why are Easyflexibility programs structured the way they are?

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

Can I just do all stretching first and all supporting later?Today you will find out the answer to that question. EasyFlexibility is based on a distributed or spaced practice model. This model is one of two major models of learning....

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Arabesque Analysis

Arabesque Analysis

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

On the left, you see a picture of a beginner's arabesque. And thisis a technique we are going to analyze. And for comparison, you're seeing anadvanced student performing an arabesque on the right. This analysis will answer the question "what...

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Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 3

Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 3

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

Welcome back to the final installment of the Foot & Ankle series. By this time, you have tried a few stretching and strengthening exercises on your own or with the help of the Foot and Ankle Flexibility Program. In PART TWO,...

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Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 1

Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 1

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

Every day, millions of people wake up, drive to work, run errands, and take part in various other activities. But as a dancer, “being on your feet” all day takes on a whole new meaning. To a dancer, movement is...

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Troubleshoot Your Butterfly Stretch

Troubleshoot Your Butterfly Stretch

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Recently we discussed the applications of Zaichik Stretching Principles to the Butterfly Stretch. (If you missed the article click here to read it). We received numerous replies from people who tried the techniques and were happy to see their Butterfly get...

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