For starters, welcome to my new site. It is still in construction, but I’d rather welcome you and show you around my new house before I put in all the new furniture and features, so you can come back dazzled again and again. But please, leave your shoes at the front door – the wooden flooring is brand new.
As a pre-cursor to the following wall of text, I’ll be forthright and caution against the continuation of traditional static stretching methods for those of you who are flexible naturally.
While my justification for the stopping or reduction of static stretching can be viewed in the following links, I believe the methods and research below comprise the most up to date and sound methods that I’m aware of at the time for achieving increased flexibility, mobility in stiff joints, and achieving the straddle split while sparing the ligaments of the hip. Continue reading “How Can I Become More Flexible for Dancing?”
The knee is a fickle joint. On one end it is the cause for many major injuries, ranging from anterior knee pain, to ACL reconstruction. And on the other end, there has been a push for “ACL Injury Prevention” programs, largely aimed at the female demographic, but the way the Eagles have started their 2013 pre-season year, it seems someone needs to take notice of this as well.