100 Day Challenge | Contortion Flexibility | Days 18-37

Amanda Nicole Smith 100 Day Contortion Challenge 1, Fitness, Flexibility 1 Comment

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 …

Pole Trick Combos | True Grip Practice

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  The other night I went to the studio after a wonderful day with my new friend/co-worker Joanne. We made delicious food to fuel our afternoon workout, stretched, danced,  listened to Paramore’s new album, played on the fly-gym and pole danced the night away. It was a perfect day! In this video I am working on pole dancing combinations that incorporate …