Category Archives: Flexibility

40 is just another 20

For the past year or so I’ve been trying to decide on something meaningful to do on my 40th birthday. I know people who do backflips for every year they are old, but I wanted to do something different. […]

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When Stretching is Detrimental

A year ago I would not even imagine writing about such a topic, but life lessons have a way of changing even the most ingrained beliefs. I am writing this story down so hopefully I will not forget the lessons I’ve learned from it. When I wrote the key to flexibility is untimed stretching seven years ago I was firmly convinced that it wasn’t really possible to stretch too much. Continue reading

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10 At Home Exercises on a Pullup Bar

I have a “Perfect Pullup” pull-up bar in my bathroom doorway at home, I prefer it since it is securely attached with several screws on each side, as opposed to the kind which simply uses pressure against the doorframe to […]

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How to Hold a Handstand

originally posted at http://www.goodfeelingplace.com/how-to-hold-a-handstand
Since I challenged the ASU men’s gymnastics team to a pommel horse circle competition a few months ago I’ve learned a great lesson about flexibility. I was training on a mushroom leading up to the day […]

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The Key to Flexibility is Untimed Stretching

originally posted at http://www.goodfeelingplace.com/the-key-to-flexibility-is-untimed-stretching
When I was a freshman in college, I sustained a head injury from a car accident which required me to relearn many basic functions, including walking, talking, and writing with a pencil. Arizona State University (where […]

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