The Secrets and Science of Extreme Flexibility.
I tried (and failed) for years to do the splits. When I finally did get flexible enough to hit the splits, that flexibility would often be fleeting, vanishing for weeks at a time. Where did all my hard work go? What am I missing? It turns out, I was missing a lot. For example, I didn’t realize that 50% of flexibility comes from the central nervous system rather than the muscles themselves. I also didn’t realize how seriously my nutrition was affecting my flexibility. When I started using science, things got a lot easier. Flexibility is money in the bank for injury prevention. Doing side splits will improve your deadlift. Ankle flexibility will improve your squat. Shoulder flexibility will improve your handstands. But there is a right way and a wrong way to stretch for injury prevention. There is also an easy way and a hard way to get flexible enough to do the splits. Most importantly, there is a way to keep your hard earned flexibility so it is available to protect you in your sport at all times. Here’s a short video that shows some of the information ahead.
The following articles and videos contain everything I’ve learned about flexibility.
Whether you are a martial artist, gymnast, dancer, or power lifter, this information WILL improve your end game. Read on.