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Regain the Bouyant Flexibility of a Child
while Maximizing your Power and Strength

Conventional stretching attempts to literally elongate your tissues, which is dangerous and ineffective. Relax into Stretch simply teaches your muscles to relax into a stretch. If you compare traditional training to a messy hardware reorganization, then Relax into Stretch is an efficient software upgrade.

While stretching tissues may take years, changes in the nervous system are immediate! Your muscles will start noticeably elongating from your first Relax into Stretch practice and within months you will have achieved a level of flexibility uncommon to our species.
Pavel Tsatsouline

Advanced Stretches covered in the Forced Relaxation Video

  1. The Side Stretch
  2. The Cossack
  3. The Reverse Cossack
  4. The Hip and Side Stretch
  5. The Crawling Lizard
  6. Hamstring Stretches
  7. Hip Flexor/Quad Stretches
  8. The Lower Calf Stretch
  9. The Front Split
  10. The Bent Press Stretch
  11. The Modified Reverse Triangle
  12. The Roadkill Split
  13. The Side Split


Pavel Tsatsouline, a former physical training instructor for Spetsnaz, the Soviet Special Forces, is the best selling author of numerous cutting edge books on fitness, including Power to the People, Bullet-Proof Abs and The Russian Kettlebell Challenge. His nationally aclaimed seminars deliver fast, safe results that anyone can put to immediate practical use - whether you are an elite athelete, a SWAT operative or a weekend warrior looking to be in the best shape of your life.

"You have to be careful throwing superlatives around when talking about a new idea or product lest you be mistaken for a brainless, giddy cheerleader. I tell you truly that 'Relax Into Stretch' is superb; I'd run out of superlatives and might sound like a cheerleader so I won't go the traditional praise route. Why is this book so important to the fitness community? Stretching has always been associated with any serious fitness effort and Tsatsouline's approach to this old discipline is fresh and unique and thought provoking. Best of all, this book combines philosophic insight with in-your-face reality as Pavel shares with the reader 'drills' that turn you into what this former Russian Spetznaz instructor calls ' a flexibility mutant'. What red-blooded American fitness devotee wouldn't aspire to mutation? This book supplies both the road map and the methodology. Don't ask to borrow my copy."
Marty Gallagher, columnist,
World Masters Powerlifting Champion

"Pavel has great ideas on flexibility and strength exercises."
Bill Superfoot Wallace, M.Sc.,
World Kickboxing Champion


"This 21-minute tape concerns itself with advanced stretching and flexibility. This is a place I dare not go, but for those of you who have mastered the Relax Into Stretch program, this is the next step. As always Pavel greets us with his usual "comrade, I will teach you to be more flexible in a short amount of time, etc." He illustrates many advanced moves including straight and side splits. This is a good companion to the Relax into Stretch tape. This tape is way beyond my ability but for you intermediate and advanced people, ideal."
—WR,, July 2002