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Stretching a Point

Athletes demonstrate their flexibility in various ways. Love the way the trunks match the piano! Wow! Combine handstand push-ups with the splits! Give that one a try! By the way, wrestlers frequently get stretched. I’ve added 20 new pictures today … Continue reading

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More Gymnasts! More Handstands! More Stuff!

As recently promised, I have uploaded 25 images of the boys in Andrey Telitsyn’s gym in Chelyabinsk on the Gymnastics Gallery #1 page. Then there are 16 new handstands to be found at Handstand Central.Yes – Chelyabinsk again, for the … Continue reading

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Flex (ible)

So today we’re not flexing muscles – but the whole body! Lots of good side splits – and a few more things you may (not) want to try at home! Acrobats (and ballet boys) need strength with flexibility, which means … Continue reading

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Flexible Friends

20 illustrations of great flexibility added to the Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics page. An essential attribute for acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts and ballet… and much more! Enjoy. And when you’ve done that, sample the books on related subjects with added … Continue reading

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Happy Trump Day

No, not HUMP day… I’ve heard that today, the world is balanced on a knife edge (that’s a very neat planche position by the way). A lot of real American folks around here (TN) are ecstatic… others just feel like … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Stretch

Well, that’s one way! They call it passive stretching: what’s missing is the magazine to read to pass the time! And that’s another. Keeping flexible whilst (in our case, maybe not that second guy’s) keeping muscle tone and strength is … Continue reading

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Flex

‘Flex’ means different things to different people. This? Nah! nor the credit card on the right below (first one introduced into the UK I think – now defunct!). But wait – ‘flexible friend’ – now that could mean something completely different: … Continue reading

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Raising the (Russian) Bar

We’re a huge fan of the Russian/former USSR legacy of street workouts. Those appalling bleak communist apartment blocks, lads desperate for somewhere to let off steam… and outside, sets of high bars and parallel bars (and occasional sand pit for … Continue reading

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