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Improve your flexibility with these 8 helpful tips

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 15 June 2016, Muscle and joint

Are some people born with flexibility? Probably. But genetic predisposition is not the only factor that influences one’s flexibility.

Gender, body type, age, prior injury, and sedentarism all play a role in impacting level of flexibility. The most important factor for flexibility, however, is the use of the joint itself.

In other words, the more often a joint is exercised and brought through its normal range of motion, chances are it will be more flexible.

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