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Eat This Fruit And Get More Flexible Instantly

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Stretching Tip #2 Eat 1-2 Bananas    Wait about 30-45 Minutes As you stretch, you may be pleasantly surprised at the depth of your stretch Combine this with tip #1 Click Below to see a short video of EasyFlexibility Stretching Tip # 1 Do you want to feel the difference between Zaichik Stretching Method and standard stretches?  Get your EasyFlexibility Training Certification and gain access to a full and detailed Kinesiological explanation for every muscle in the human body. All of our Zaichik Stretching techniques are specific to individual muscles, focusing on their primary actions. This seminar is applicable to any sport or physical activity...

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Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 3

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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, a couple of challenges were brought to light that will be addressed below. Together we will review some solutions to these common difficulties and you will quite literally be able to put your best foot forward the next time you step into class! Challenge 1: Controlled Relevé The ideal relevé begins with the feet flat on the floor. From here,...

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Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 2

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The foot is a dancer’s golden pedestal. Take care of the foot and ankle and dance away with confidence. In PART ONE of this series we spoke about the anatomy of the foot and ankle and introduced stretches for its lateral and medial edges to help maximize that perfect point. We also stressed the importance of strength and hope you have already seen some improvements through relevés in class as well as the variations found in the Foot and Ankle Flexibility Program. Many exercises do not come easy, so if you are running into challenges, it is helpful to break them...

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Strength in Flexibility: Foot & Ankle – PART 1

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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 life. The thought of a foot or ankle injury is unbearable and in many cases, injuries to these areas can be career-ending. Therefore, it is important to both stretch and strengthen these priceless assets to avoid any mishaps. The foot and ankle take quite the beating on an everyday basis as they absorb shock and also help to support your...

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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 deeper, even after just a few attempts. As happy as we were to hear that, we also expected some people not to improve and in fact several people did contact us about that. They said that they did not feel or see any difference when performing the exercise in the video we sent a few days ago. In this article,...

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