STRETCHING – WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME FLEXIBLE LIKE A GYMNAST ?

What does it take to become flexible like a gymnast ? The short answer is hard and smart work. Flexibility training is absolutely vital in your life. It improves mobility, prevents injuries, maximizes the strength of all joint movements, improves posture by balancing the tension, reduces stress in the exercising muscles. Generally, it improves the performance of everyday activities. Continue reading “STRETCHING – WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME FLEXIBLE LIKE A GYMNAST ?”

HORIZONTAL BEFORE VERTICAL / BENEFITS OF HORIZONTAL RING ROWS

BENEFITS OF HORIZONTAL RING ROWS

HORIZONTAL BEFORE VERTICAL

Horizontal ring rows is a very basic fundamental pre-requisite bent-arm strength progression to more advanced pulling movements. While vertical pulling movements like muscle-ups or rope climbs are awesome and cool to train, they will require a proper scapula stabilization and other muscles to be conditioned in order to safely incorporate them into your routine. Continue reading “HORIZONTAL BEFORE VERTICAL / BENEFITS OF HORIZONTAL RING ROWS”