The Flexibility Challenge | Rainbow Marchenko Prep | Day 4

100 Day Challenge 2 | Contortion Flexibility | Day 4

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Day 4 of The Flexibility Challenge was incredible, I worked on bridges, over splits, tulip, chest stands, and prepped for the rainbow marchenko on the silks! I went to contortion class at 11:30 am with Shelly Guy after drinking 4 quarts of water and nerve soothing tea. I also ate a banana, grapefruit, and the incredible Warrior greens and Earth by health …

100 Day Challenge 2 | Contortion Flexibility | Day 1

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Let The Flexibility Challenge begin! I am ready for progress towards contortion flexibility for pole dancing. I do it all for the pole! Just kidding, I do it for me too. Flexibility training is a lot like strength training. I use so many muscles in my back to be able to grab my foot like that! So let the flexibility …

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100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Day 100

Amanda Nicole Smith 100 Day Contortion Challenge 1, Experiences, Fitness, Flexibility 3 Comments

The 100 day contortion challenge has been the most incredible body enlightenment experience and will continue well beyond the intended 100 days. I proved to myself that I could achieve my greatest flexibility by focusing, “visualizing” if you will, on my end goal. I had to become comfortable with the movements before I saw any real progress, it took a lot …

100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Days 38-69

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Progression is evident from day 38 to the end of day 69. Every time I film myself, I find it has kept me motivated and inspired to continue every single day. An inch is celebrated because it is just one step further to reaching my goals. This whole experience has become more than just a challenge it has become a …

100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Days 18-37

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Wintertime training is brutal but I never quit! I can’t stress enough how hard this has been during the freezing weather, my muscles freeze up and it takes about an hour just to warm up. Most of the time I don’t have 2 hours to dedicate to stretching until I made time! My friend from Chic Physique, Dee,  and I …

100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Day 7-15

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This 100 day challenge has truly been a challenge with the cold weather.  Warming up takes twice as long if not longer which limits my time for intense contortion stretching. However, I am maintaining my flexibility for now until it warms up or until I find more time to devote to an intense stretching routine. It takes dedication and constant …

100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Days 1-5

Amanda Nicole Smith 100 Day Contortion Challenge 1, Fitness, Flexibility 4 Comments

100 Day Contortion Challenge, Accepted! I started this challenge to motivate and push myself towards contortion-like flexibility for advanced pole moves. For months I have been looking at flexibility inspiration on pinterest, every once in while trying a move and not really committing myself to a true stretching routine. This is something I have always wanted and especially now since …