back bending day

Today 22/01/2017…back bending day was serious fun today. I purchased a yoga wheel and used that, with not bad results to be honest. My bridge looks noticeably better today, so please give me some criticism as it will only make me better. I did shoulder and wrist mobility following my warm up. I also used my squat knee wraps today, …

Day 1: Over Splits

First day after not stretching for a year.. Really excited to start working hard for 100 days. I know my back leg isn’t straight but it was hard enough to lift my hands up. ūüôā

side splits day 3 upper lower

So, another day stretching went by quickly. Back bend feels great afters straps and assisted stretches. Side splits are obviously not going to be great, as it’s been 20 years since I could do them. Very tight on the inside of the knees, so I’m careful not to push my luck going too far. I’ll try and post something everyday, …

Backbend Update

I feel like maybe my backbend has gotten taller! This was after a lot of warm-up, though (a few hours of pole + an active flexibility stretch session)

day 1 – front splits

Decided, as a stiff man I want to join the challenge over the next 100 days. Unfortunately no pics until tomorrow, but I did just over an hour and ended with front split routine. Noticed the half lotus is tough for me, but in a doorway I got into a comfortable position and didn’t do bad on pigeon. With straight …

X-Mas Eve Progress

I haven’t been as disciplined with stretching as I’d like, but I’m working on getting into a habit of it. ¬†It’s hard to carve out enough time to properly warm up and stretch adequately. ¬†Also, I’ve been training pole and gaining muscle, which has made¬†flexibility a bit more difficult. ¬†However, I’ve also learned a lot of new ways to stretch …