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Old 10-08-2012, 12:06 PM   #1
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How do you know how flexible you are?


Is there any way to measure your flexibility, or are there any sort of guidelines?
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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There is the "Sit and Reach" test. Remember this from school?
http://www.adultfitnesstest.org/test...tandreach.aspx

From taking yoga I think there is way more to flexibility that this though. I am incredibly flexible in the hip flexors. So I have a lot of flexibility when I do a pose like this:


But I have very tight hamstrings, so when I do a pose like this, I have virtually no flexibility:


Studies show that much of your flexibility is genetic but the good news is that you can improve upon it.
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