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  1. Other/Mixed Stretch behind the knee

    I can do a left front split but whenever I try to do it with square hips but whenever I do, I feel a stretch behind the knee(between the hamstring and the calf) just in this part. Some other things involving hamstring stretches always make me feel a stretch in this area and I'm not sure whether...
  2. Trevor Williams

    Other/Mixed Mobility for a Man With a Desk Job

    Good morning friends, I've been a reader of the StrongFirst forums for a couple of years now and this is my first posting. As you can see by the title, I work at a desk for 8-12 hours a day and have for about 8 years now. I am 29 years old and feel that the time I have and continue to spend on...
  3. J Way

    Other/Mixed Inability to recover the overhead position?

    Hello! I've been struggling to fix a shoulder mobility issue on my own. I've used a mobility routine recommended to me by a Strong First trainer to improve my shoulder mobility, and this involves foam rolling, the pump stretch, and kettlebell armbars. I've also tried to read up on the subject of...
  4. Marius_Lefter

    Kettlebell Gymnastic bridge progressions

    Hi to everyone. Long time since I have been present around here. With regard to my previous posts, I am happy to report that my elbows, wrists and shoulders are very very well, received proper training from Hector Guttierez, Jr. (fantastic instructor, coach and friend) regarding swing, goblet...
  5. Other/Mixed Time under tension for relax into stretch

    I am starting the relax into stretch routine and for the stretches I was wondering how long do you hold each stretch or do you keep going until you can`t go any deeper?
  6. Other/Mixed Cossack squat weight thoughts

    Hi all, I have been using the Cossacks more often and I have noticed my pancake and splits progress accelerating because of it. My question is how heavy should I be looking to go? I have been using 16 or 20kgs lately and alternating it with Jefferson curls for 3 sets of 5 each. Personally, I'm...
  7. Bodyweight One day bodyweight course expectations

    Hey guys, I'm looking at taking the October bodyweight 1-day course in Exeter, NH. Should I look into getting the Naked Warrior or any other resources to prep for the workshop? I'm not really sure how the schedule of the workshop itself breaks down and would like to get as much from the...
  8. Pavel Macek

    Other/Mixed 4 Weeks to Flexible Steel Challenge

    Jon Engum, StrongFirst Master SFG, Flexible Steel International founder & chief instructor, last week wrote: “Flexible Steel Challenge. This week I challenge KB5 one of the best gyms in the world to be Flexible Steel.” Thank you for your kind words, Jon - challenge of course accepted...
  9. Steve Freides

    Off-Topic I'm Leading a Flexible Steel Workshop on May 21 in Putnam Valley, NY

    Become Flexible Steel - learn to Bend but not Break. Flexible Steel Instructor Certification (Putnam Valley, New York) - RegOnline -S-
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