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How to over-stretch without over-stretching

How to over-stretch without over-stretching

Since this question usually comes up in reference to a straddle, we might as well call this article: “How to Over-Split without Over-splitting” Are you familiar with benefits of over-stretching? If not, please see previous article here.  I had more people...

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How much to overstretch and why?

“Overstretching” is a MUST. But how much to overstretch? The best performers always stretch further than the skill requires. But you probably know that already. If not, please see this video. It explains why “overstretching” for the skill is important...

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Straddle (Side Split) Muscle and Joint Injuries

Straddle (Side Split) Muscle and Joint Injuries

Muscle imbalance is a common cause. In the past most people tried to achieve their straddle split, by forcing the legs apart. Either using a partner, a stretching machine or their own bodyweight. This method of course works, since many...

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