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Flexibility vs Pliability

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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...

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~Harmony~, Which Variation is best for you?

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If you use Zaichik Stretching Technique (Formerly known as Kinesiological Stretching Techniques), you are probably familiar with ~Harmony~. This ZST is a very important component of hamstrings/posterior chain flexibility regimen. However it’s different from almost all others ZST’s. Its focus is on other tissues besides muscles, that prevent hamstrings flexibility. Those tissues are: Fascia, Nerve and Skin. Positions ~Harmony~, just like other Zaichik Stretching Techniques can be performed in various positions. Because ZST are moving stretches, factors like: muscular effort gravity advantage joint position and leverage ...must always be taken into account. Here is a sample of 4 positions and...

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Why Some People Never Master Their Skills-after-years-of-training-and-others-master-them-fast

Posted by Anna Z on

The real reason why so many people spend years in martial arts and never master certain techniques. While others master them in weeks or months.  The biggest problem in martial arts training is training for everything and not knowing what one is training for. It’s not trying to hit two birds with one stone, it’s trying to hit 20 birds with one stone. This is why some people master techniques in weeks or months and other don’t master them in years or decades. Trying to be “good at martial arts” is like “trying to be good in school”. What does...

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How To Maintain Flexibility For Various Skills - Dance, Martial Arts, Yoga, Gymnastics, etc

Posted by Daniel Tkach on

In today's video I am combining a few questions, into one topic. The questions focuses on maintenance of flexibility for flexibility-requiring skills. While stretching by itself is good, the body does not accept stretching as a substitute for flexibility skills. This leads to loss of functional flexibility, even when stretching. The video below explains the 3 things that need to be done in order to truly maintain the deep active ranges. If you are interested in learning more about EasyFlexibility online certification seminar please click here.

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Yoga EasyFlexibility Adductor Magnus Stretch

Posted by Daniel Tkach on

1- Start as deep as you can. 2- Lift your heel without moving your trunk. 3- As you lower your heel lower your trunk, chest goes closer to the floor, thus stretching the adductor magnus muscle. And then step 3 becomes your new starting position! Keep going with the exercise to go deeper and deeper into the stretch. *** BENEFITS*** improves splits, samakonasana, hanumanasana, kurmasana, visvamitrasana, any posture where adductors must be flexible!.This is an EasyFlexibility Stretch that will work primarily on adductor magnus. Rarely anyone knows how to isolate it. If tight, it can prevent many other muscles to be...

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