Microbending is a common challenge faced by aerialists and acrobats, hindering the creation of those captivating lines that make performances truly beautiful. It is that little bend in your knee that you're trying to get rid of e.g. in your inversions. This blog post aims to shed light on the concept of microbending, its underlying causes, and most importantly, provide practical strategies to overcome it. Whether you struggle with flexibility, strength deficits, or simply old habits, this guide will empower you to reclaim control over your movements. Dive into the world of mastering your microbend.
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Understanding the Root Causes
Microbending can arise from various factors, including flexibility and strength deficits, as well as lingering habits from a time when your body wasn't adequately prepared to maintain a straight knee. Identifying the specific reasons behind your microbending is crucial to effectively address the issue and make lasting improvements. There are three main reasons:
You might be facing flexibility and/or
2strength deficit. Another reason might be
a bad habit from a time when your flexibility and strength were not sufficient to keep the knee straight.
Practical Strategies for Microbending Elimination
To help you on your journey toward eliminating microbending, we have curated a comprehensive set of strategies and exercises. These techniques focus on enhancing functional flexibility, building strength, and utilizing specific drills designed to eradicate this unwanted habit. By following along with our 7-minute workout video and training plan, you'll be well on your way to straighter lines and improved form.
Unlocking Your Potential with Self-Assessment
Embark on a journey of self-discovery by using our yes-or-no chart. This quick assessment will guide you toward identifying potential areas of improvement. For a more precise evaluation, we invite you to explore our accompanying e-book, which offers an in-depth self-assessment. The e-book not only provides valuable insights into the biomechanics of microbending but also enables you to tailor the training plan to suit your individual needs. By understanding the root causes of your microbending, you will gain clarity on what to focus on during the follow-along workout video.
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We hope this guide has provided you with a deeper understanding of microbending, its causes, and effective strategies to overcome it. By committing to a targeted training plan and implementing self-assessment techniques, you can retrain your body to embrace correct form and unlock the elegance you've always envisioned. If you have any questions or feedback, we are here to assist you. Reach out to us, and let's embark on this journey together.
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The E-Book will highlight key biomechanics fundamentals, guide you through self-assessment, and will help you adapt the prepared training plan to your needs. Knowing the reasons behind your microbending will also give you a clear direction on what to focus on during the follow-along workout video. This is a short practical guide to finding the reason for your microbending and how to get rid of it. We'll be working on functional flexibility, strength, and drills to get rid of this "bad habit" in the follow-along 7-min workout as well as the training plan.