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Yoga Flexibility Pearls — hamstrings

Don’t Be Fooled By the Flexors!

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  Did you try it? I am going to guess that 8/10 of yoga practitioners complained about a ‘cramp in their hip?’ If this sounds familiar- then I could be about to solve your problem! If not, then you are about to learn a fantastic way to overcome tight hip flexors. When completing a seated pike stretch with your legs straight out in front of you past 70 degrees of flexion, the stretch from the adductor magnus ischial fibers and adductor longus is not that great. So contrary to your protests- a cramp in an adductor is not because of...

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Front Splits Stretches: The Importance of Lateral Hamstrings Stretching and Conditioning

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Lateral Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris) is one of larger hurdles to the True Front Split (Hips Squared) Front Split. The exercise shown in this post is called Airplane Turn Ins. It targets the lateral hamstrings and it's one of many exercises in a category called "Extended Length Conditioning" (ELC). While this exercise does build flexibility, its main job is to keep it. Most people get a little more flexible after warm up and stretches. Even with relaxed stretches. It's no secret. The issue is "Staying Power". Can you make that flexibility stay? The answer for most people is "NO". If you...

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