The Side Split

Russian commandos pride themselves on their ability to perform a 'dead split'. But, not because anyone plans on kicking the enemy in the head. Imagine you've ski-marched over the frozen tundra, with a hundred pounds of gear, on the wooden regulation skis known as 'coffins'. You have eaten nothing but lingonberries, dug up from under the snow. You've brushed your teeth with evergreen branches, if you are lucky enough to be that far South. Believe me, the last thing you would do is a high kick...

Power To The People

RUSSIAN STRENGTH TRAINING SECRETS FOR EVERY AMERICAN 81 2 x 11 124 pages, over 100 photographs and illustrations- 34.95 B10 low would you like to own a world class body-whatever your present condition- by doing only two exercises, for twenty minutes a day A body so lean, ripped and powerful looking, you won't believe your own reflection when you catch yourself in the mirror. And what if you could do it without a single supplement, without having to waste your time at a gym and with only a 150...

The final frontier why Clasp Knife stretches will work when everything else fails

I feel your pain, mi fellow Americans. A kickboxer who had practiced mainstream PNF diligently for years came to me as the last resort. He was only three inches off the ground in the side split, yet never got any deeper. 'Experts' had told him it was not meant to be, he was not built for splits and too old. With the variation of isometric stretching described in this chapter, I put him in a full Russian split in ten minutes, screams notwithstanding. This powerful variation of isometric...