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Old 11-17-2010, 08:11 AM   #11
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Re: Is a pistol done while grabbing your foot still a pistol?

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My quads lock-up when I do pistols. Besides practicing with lower and lower "training wheels" (i.e. chairs, medicin balls, etc) and L-sits, is there another stretch/exercise that specifically increases the necessary flexibility and muscles for pistols? Thanks.
"seated elevated leg hold" Courtesy of Blair Robert Lowe in post 6.

http://www.drillsandskills.com/article/16

See the Assistance Exercises of that article for guidance. Harder than it looks.
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