Posts Tagged ‘front splits’

Non-athletes need discipline to keep working out; athletes need discipline to stop. Groin pain happens. It happened to one combat-sport athlete—a Kyokushin fighter and instructor—who then asked me for advice on dealing with it. Athletes, and especially combat-sport athletes, have high pain thresholds and high internal motivation. Those two traits combined make athletes vulnerable to […]

I got the following questions from a reader of Stretching Scientifically. > I received your book, Stretching Scientifically, and have been very excitedly > attempting to develop side and front splits. I’ve recently begun taekwondo, > but I come from a background of CrossFit, where I’ve been doing deep squats and > other movements with […]