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The Handstand Secrets

The Handstand Secrets

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

You are not going to get a good handstand unless you have the following prerequisites. This should not come as a surprise to you that. If you don't have an appropriate range of motion in your wrist you're going to...

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Hamstring Stretch Goals - HOW FAR SHOULD YOU GO?

Hamstring Stretch Goals - HOW FAR SHOULD YOU GO?

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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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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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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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Advantages of isolating muscles when stretching vs stretching multiple muscles at the same time.

Advantages of isolating muscles when stretching vs stretching multiple muscles at the same time.

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

Like many other blog posts this one comes from repeated questions that I would like to answer. First of all, what is the difference between an isolated stretch versus non-isolated stretch? Let's look at concrete examples: A standard lunge stretch...

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Proper Stretching Order of 4 Hip Muscle Groups. Can You Stretch Them All At The Same Time?

Proper Stretching Order of 4 Hip Muscle Groups. Can You Stretch Them All At The Same Time?

Posted by Paul Zaichik on

How do I open my hips? I get this question a lot and since I've been in the field of stretching flexibility for many years I still get a question when it's phrased in a specific way it's confusing to...

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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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