Smart Stretching: A Basic Guide to Improving Flexibility

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By: Gabriella DeBono When you think of the American figure skater Sasha Cohen, what do you think of? Her programs to iconic pieces of music like “Dark Eyes” and “Swan Lake” stand out, but the skating community has recognized her spirals as the best of the best. Earning the maximum…

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Jump Higher with Sport Specific Training

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By: Gabriella DeBono On the junior grand-prix circuit this season, Alexandra Trusova notably landed two quadruple jumps in competition. She is the first woman to ever do so¬– and she’s just thirteen years old. What is this generation of skaters doing differently than past champions? For starters, they’re daring to…

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The Flexafit Show

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Flexafit’s founder Signe Ronka discusses topics on importance of off-ice training, injury prevention, warm up, cool down, sport specific training Facebook Live on Fridays at 3 pm EST. Episode 1 – Why off-ice training is important to your skating success! Episode 2 – Periodization and Planning your Year Episode 3…

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