For a long time, my worldwide fans have asked me for advice on training techniques. Renowned martial artists want to know how to become more flexible to achieve the kicks I perform, and world-class athletes want to improve their range of motion and protect themselves against injuries. Preparing your mind and body to perform at its optimum level is fundamental to any sport. I produced "Secrets of Splits & Flexibility" to help athletes reach their full potential and to achieve the success they desire.
tacey Nemour is a black belt in Kung Fu, and a highly respected martial artist and flexibility instructor for 20 years. She has been featured in numerous publications including Inside Kung Fu, Masters of Kung Fu, and Self magazine. Stacey coached Ultimate Fighting Champion Vitor Belfort and the Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu Team for their triumphant championship fights on pay-per-view television. She also trained other world-class athletes including NBA player Jalen Rose and the Los Angeles Galaxy Soccer team. In addition to appearing on Fox Sports 11 News and guest starring in the popular TV show "Power Rangers," Stacey worked as a stunt coordinator and fight double for Cybil Shepard on the TV show "Cybil." She has performed in select video games and is working with elite synchronized swimmers preparing them for competition.
This video will make you an expert on flexibility and strength training! High kicks and splits with no warm up will be yours! Just spend four to fifteen minutes a day on dynamic (not ballistic!) stretches, and only twice a week eleven to twenty three minutes on our special strength exercises and isometric stretches. Tom improved stretches which scientific studies by Hold, Travis, and Okita, and later by Tanigawa, have shown to cause 267% greater increase in flexibility than any other kind of stretches. This is a do along video. Every exercise is shown and clearly described.
Reach is a non-stop, flowing mix of ballet-based exercises targeting all those hard-to-reach areas for the ultimate in strengthening and lengthening. Reach combines stationary low impact movement and spot targeting floorwork for an energetic hour long workout that will improve total body strength, balance, flexibility and posture. Reach … renewed lift and tone from head to toe!
This DVD focused on Flexibility for runners and offers a number of instructor lead routines.
Online Classes are follow-along style workouts filmed at the GB Master Affiliate, Awaken Gymnastics Inspired Fitness and taught by Orench and his top instructors. Each week we will post new classes and you can either do them as they come out or browse the video library to do your favorite workouts again. In essence you can become a virtual student of GymnasticBodies.
Budokon Flow and Flexibility will change the way you move forever. These carefully chosen techniques from the Budokon System (combining yoga, martial arts, and meditation) will teach you to address areas of weakness and limited range while cultivating kinetic chains of energy and seamless transitions. The special 30 minute bonus tutorial guide (one on one technique guide with Cameron Shayne) makes this DVD perfect for both the Budokon novice and the seasoned practitioner. With a perfectly balanced blend of Budokon techniques such as Rolling Wave, Dancing Dog, and Water Wheel along with foot and hand striking combinations, this DVD promises to be like nothing you have ever seen before. The DVD also contains a bonus director's commentary, consisting of a personal and in-depth discussion of the art of Budokon, revealing founder Cameron Shayne's motivations and perspectives on creating this unique art form.
Instructor Amy Brown presents another entry into her Pilates For Life series with PILATES FOR FLEXIBILITY. Amy focuses on exercises that help achieve flexibility via some strenuous work on muscles throughout the body. A fun and easy-to-follow guide to Pilates, Amy's series is aimed at the beginner and intermediate levels.
Perfect for desk jockeys and extreme sportsmen alike: a tailored program of stretches to help you get back the length of muscle and ease of movement your body needs for peak performance and health. Modern life makes for poor flexibility: immobility, stress, and extreme workouts can all contribute to muscle tension and damage, and the movement barriers that result. Here’s your solution. Fitness Anywhere's Education Director Fraser Quelch takes you through a series of active stretches that open muscles and connective tissue. Arms, legs, core, back, shoulders and neck are all addressed: you’ll achieve improved posture, a better range of motion, and increased stability from head to toe. Designed to be adaptable to any level of fitness, this program is perfect for professional athletes and beginner fitness enthusiasts alike—anyone who wants to feel better in daily life will see results.