The Advanced Hamstrings routine goes deep into the applications of the Zaichik Stretching techniques. In addition to "Action vs Action" of the same muscles, muscle contractions are utilized.
The goal of this routine is absolute posterior chain flexibility. This flexibility is measured by having absolutely no restriction in the hamstrings, and other synergists such as calf, lower adductors and glutes. Touching head to the toes with locked knee is a standard indication.
The Advanced Hamstrings program:
develops full control and strength in the deep ranges of the hamstrings.
the control is expanded to include both the flexors and extensors of the hip.
Holding a high front kick or a standing leg raise would be an example of the former. Holding a high back kick or a penche would be an example of the later.
On this video Paul Zaichik explains how our body compensates for lack of hamstrings flexibility:
Take a quick look at the program contents:
Are you ready to move on to a Higher Level of Flexibility? Then click on the Add To Cart button and let's get started right away! You will get the video download link in your email. While you are training drop us a line if you have any questions about the exercises, we are here to help you and even make you achieve your flexibility goals.
Warning: Being familiar with Zaichik Stretching Techniques by having trained the Beginner and Intermediate Hamstrings programs is recommended, since we are adding a strength modality here and the routine becomes quite intense and advanced.