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L-Inching Excellent Hamstring Flexibility Retention and Utilization Technique

L-Inching Excellent Hamstring Flexibility Retention and Utilization Technique

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

Stretching alone is NOT enough! If you're familiar with the EasyFlexibility system, you know that stretching alone is not enough. Even if you get flexible with Zaichik Stretching Techniques, you want to retain that flexibility for the next training session....

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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 is it easier to do a turn out in the second position than in the first position?

Why is it easier to do a turn out in the second position than in the first position?

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

I got this question quite a lot of times, usually from bullet dancers “How come I can turn out a lot more in the second position, than I can in the first position?” For those of you who are not...

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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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Reach For It: Advancing Your Back and Shoulder Flexibility

Reach For It: Advancing Your Back and Shoulder Flexibility

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

How did last week go? Are your shoulders feeling more open? Have you been able to grab your foot behind you at all, or made any progress that way? Make sure you are all caught up by reading last week's...

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Reach For It: Troubleshooting Back and Shoulder Flexibility

Reach For It: Troubleshooting Back and Shoulder Flexibility

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

By now, you have probably tried last week’s exercise. How is your Pigeon or Dancer Pose coming along? Did you have any issues with it or see any improvements? If you struggled to see any improvement, here are some tips...

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