*** "Tight Hips"? Click here!!! ***

Gymnastics Flexibility Pearls – EasyFlexibility

Contact us at: info@easyflexibility.com

Menu
Cart

Gymnastics Flexibility Pearls

Click here to get amazing EasyFlexibility tips and exclusive offers right in your email!

Want to be flexible? Sometimes you need to go beyond stretching the muscle

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

In this article we'll talk about a very unique stretching technique called ~Harmony~ (the ~Name~ in between tildes "~     ~" indicates a Kinesiological Stretching Technique KST). A Unique Technique To be fair each KST is unique because they are structured to go against the line of pull of a specific muscle, while positioning the body to move the target and leverage with least resistance. However ~Harmony~ does something other KST does not do. It's not purely a muscle stretch.  Here is what ~Harmony~ looks like The articulation of the ankle is leveraged against the hip joint. If you...

Read more →

Suspended Split Progression

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

Today I will give you a split progression method for achieving the Suspended Split. I got requests to make a tutorial on it, and here it is. Regardless if you are training for a career in aerial arts or fancy yourself of being Jean Claude Van Damme (in Bloodsport, Cyborg, Kickboxer, Black Eagle... did I miss any?), here is how you do it. Split Progression - Choose Your Split.  Any split can be suspended. Side Split, Squared or Turned Out Front Split. So pick one or work on all of them. My advice is at least a slight over split. Just...

Read more →

The Symbiosis of Strength and Flexibility

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

The Symbiosis of Strength and Flexibility - they help each other survive, grow and prosper. A flexible athlete can produce more force and a strong athlete becomes flexible faster. Any Dancer, Martial Artist, Gymnast and any other athlete knows this. The list extends to swimmers, javelin throwers, baseball pitchers, and the list goes on and on. However we are here at EasyFlexibility to talk about Flexibility training, and the best way to develop it, keep it and use it. Everyone who trains EasyFlexibility knows by now that adding strength exercises to stretching, hastens the results, protects form injury, etc. A...

Read more →

"I try the stretch. BUT... I feel it in the WRONG Place", Please help!

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

Have you ever had this happen to you? You try a stretch, and you don't even feel it, where you should feel it. You feel it somewhere else! What's up with that? It can be a bit discouraging to want to target a specific muscle and not only feel it there, but to feel it elsewhere. There are many reasons for this. Knowing them will help you deal with this issue and possibly help you improve your flexibility practice. Below we discuss different reasons why you may feel it in the "wrong" place. 1. Nerve Stretching Yes, nerves can be...

Read more →

Flexibility vs Pliability

Posted by EasyFlexibility Team on

Could you been thinking that you are lacking flexibility, but have been lacking pliability all along? Well, what is the difference? In short, Flexibility to Speed is Pliability to Acceleration. The former measures how flexible you are at any given time, the later measures how fast you become flexible. Can two people have the same flexibility, but different pliability? You betcha! If two people can't do a split when cold, but can do a split when warm, they both have the same flexibility. (Assuming they start at the same number of degrees and end at the same number -180°) However, if...

Read more →