Touch-Your-Toe Challenge: How Can You Be More Flexible?
You might be able to run for miles and crush intense gym sessions with ease. But when it comes to flexibility, you may not even be able to reach your toes. So what’s it going to take for you to become more flexible? Let’s find out!
Factors that affect flexibility:
Gender, age, genetics and every-day activities are all factors that contribute to how flexible you are. Did you know that the activities we engage in as children also affect how our joints develop?
If you are not active and spend most hours of your day sitting, that causes a lot of contraction in your muscles, tendons, and ligaments. If you don’t constantly stretch your joints out, they’re going to get tighter.
Stretches that will help you touch your toes:
(Hold each stretch for 30-60 seconds)
If you’re looking to work on a certain area, you’re going to have to stretch consistently for a consecutive number of days. Once you start practicing these, you should notice an improvement in a few weeks! Try it out, and let us know which of these exercises worked for you!