Tag Archives: Flexibility

Why Lifting Weights Makes You MORE Flexible!

So, my friends at Sweat Studios asked me to recently asked me to dispel some of the myths surrounding weight training and flexibility. If you’re in and about the Milton Keynes area, then I’d recommend checking out the hottest (quite … Continue reading

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The 4 Best Exercises In The World…

Ok, maybe I’ve overdone the hyperbole a tad, but they’re still pretty damn fantastic. I’ve written before about my views on the best way to stretch. Strength is key to flexibility, at least in the long-term. Good ‘strexibility’ training should … Continue reading

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Using PNF

Last week I posted a boring but necessary introduction to proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF). Here’s the link just in case you missed it or fancy a quick recap. Today we’ll look at how we go about implementing PNF stretching with … Continue reading

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An Introduction to PNF

Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) is a stretching modality which intersperses static stretching with a series of muscle contractions or isometric activations. PNF uses this muscle activity to exploit certain neuromuscular traits and facilitate a greater stretch. The goal is to … Continue reading

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