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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?

Originally Posted by Charles Wright View Post
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.

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