HUMANS WERE MADE TO MOVE

At Will Space, we bring fitness back to the basics—but basic doesn’t mean simple. It’s time to experience fitness in its natural form: MOVEMENT. Our techniques are inspired by the age-old disciplines that have brought strength to humanity for centuries.

 
 
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FOUNDATIONAL
STRENGTHING

Strength encompasses more than
how much weight you can lift.

Strength is not just about how much you can lift or how many push-ups you can do. It’s how well you can manage your own body weight through numerous positions in different ways and different directions.

  • Are you as strong at the bottom of a squat as you are at the top?

  • Can you balance on your hands?

  • Can you articulate each part of your spine?

  • Can you hang and pull your feet to the bar without bending your knees?

  • Can you push-up all the way from the floor?

  • Can you crawl or perform a back bend?

Many of our ailments or discomforts and much of our weight gain comes from lack of a relevant movement practice—spending too much time on certain parts of the body while ignoring others.

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Active
Flexibility

Learning how to stretch in new ways allows you to move in new ways. Passive stretching—like bending your waist and hanging over your legs—isn’t actually doing much to help your body heal. Active flexibility, on the other hand, requires you to ignite your muscles to get into the stretch—thereby “turning on” the body around the muscle being stretched. That’s the deepest and most rewarding kind of stretch, one that a foam roller or a muscle gun can’t reach. Better mobility means better movement, which means better results.

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Stretching is an afterthought, it’s something to do at the end of a workout; or, is it the beginning?

Active
FLEXIBILITY


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We all know we need to stretch but, in actuality, we rarely do. No matter the level of fitness, modern forms of stretching and flexibility training fall short in teaching people how to stretch in the most effective manner. This critical lack of knowledge results in lackluster improvements.

The general practice of loosely holding or leaning in a stretch-like position for thirty seconds or less is ineffective to offset the disproportionate amount of physical inactivity throughout daily life.

The less we move, the more brittle and rigid our bodies become, and the more we need to actively develop our flexibility.


 

Active flexibility training involves “actively” pulling your muscles into a stretch. This utilizes your strength and flexibility in harmony.

In other words, when properly stretching one muscle, you actively engage the opposing muscle to improve the outcome of the stretch.

Some of our Active Flexibility Protocols include:

  • The Loaded Stretch

  • The Counter Stretch

  • The Sustained Stretch


 

Connective
Conditioning

 

This aspect of the Movement develops “flexural strength:” the ability to bend without breaking. Will Space’s trainers develop control and power through a series of straight-arm, joint strengthening and manipulating techniques that create bodies as strong and flexible as “liquid steel.”

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CONNECTIVE
CONDITIONING

The old saying, ‘No pain, no gain,’ is FALSE.
Your physical routine should NOT cause you pain or injury. If it hurts, you are most likely doing something wrong.

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One key to Will Space Movement is developing the smaller muscles and connective structures around every joint throughout the body. Most conventional training or exercise programs disregard these nuanced-yet-critical parts of the body.

By developing the stabilizing muscles in conjunction with connective tissues, the joints and limbs are better able to resist the forces placed on them. Like “Liquid Steel,” the body becomes bullet-proof and develops flexural strength (the ability to bend without breaking).

Most elbow, shoulder, wrist and hand pains or weakness can all be resolved by developing the smaller muscles and connective structures around the joints. Most conventional training or exercise programs disregard these nuanced yet critical parts of the body.