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by Enaji1
03 Dec 2019, 09:13
Forum: Practicing handstands 50+
Topic: Crackling joints
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Crackling joints

😀👍
by Enaji1
03 Dec 2019, 09:11
Forum: 7 week Vimeo handstand course
Topic: Episode 5 mechanics of jumping forward
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Episode 5 mechanics of jumping forward

Yes, amazingly things do become doable. Through this course I’ve re-discovered that if you find a suitable pace and persevere the seemingly impossible eventually becomes possible....just was hoping there was a quicker way. Thanks for replying.
by Enaji1
16 Nov 2019, 03:44
Forum: 7 week Vimeo handstand course
Topic: Opening your shoulders.
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Opening your shoulders.

Also your comment, ‘ pushing the palms of your hands into the floor and slightly backwards‘ was very helpful.
by Enaji1
14 Nov 2019, 04:38
Forum: Practicing handstands 50+
Topic: Crackling joints
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Crackling joints

Should I be concerned with crackling noises when I do some movements? There is no pain. It’s just unsettling sometimes.
by Enaji1
14 Nov 2019, 04:35
Forum: 7 week Vimeo handstand course
Topic: Episode 5 mechanics of jumping forward
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Episode 5 mechanics of jumping forward

Hi again, In episode 5 between 17-20 minutes there are 2 types of jumping your feet towards your hands from the plank position. Why is the 2nd type where you lift your hips up and lower your head at the same time so difficult? Is it a lack of upper body strength, thigh muscle strength (cramping some...
by Enaji1
14 Nov 2019, 04:19
Forum: 7 week Vimeo handstand course
Topic: Opening your shoulders.
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Opening your shoulders.

Thank you for replying. I did some of the exercises in the 2nd video before I did episode 5 and it helped me feel what my shoulder blades were doing and where my restrictions are.
by Enaji1
13 Nov 2019, 01:58
Forum: 7 week Vimeo handstand course
Topic: Opening your shoulders.
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Opening your shoulders.

(Am doing episode 5) Can you explain in more detail about what I should feel when I have to ‘open my shoulders’? When I open my arms and push them behind my body, my shoulder blades come closer to my spine and my ribs reflexively want to stick out the front.Should I try and repress this reaction and...