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Ever wondered, what does stretching do to your muscles and your body? What in the best way to stretch? Science has some answers.
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Thank you for making this video. I hope my friends and family will understand the benefits of stretch maybe if it doesnt come from my mouth 🙂
I'm hyperflexible I just tested the hyperflexiblity test 🥶
30% of my spine has been fused. I'm glad I found this. I can't wait to wash my back without pulling a rib muscle lol
Great video. Can you please do the same on muscle contraction?
It will take time but we all can do it easily after little practise
I can bend my thumb all the way backwards and it doesn’t hurt-
Type 2 collagen? nah
Thanks, this makes SOOO much sense now!
THANK YOU 🙏🏽💕
I took some contortion classes and pain / discomfort tolerance is a HUGE component (for me anyway). I have a pretty flexible back, naturally, so I learned pretty quickly how to do that "feet on your head" move (Although it wasn't as perfect as the girl in this video) my biggest problem with that move was breathing: the torso was so extended, that it felt like my ribcage or diaphragm couldn't expand to take a breath. Also, my throat /upper chest was supporting a lot of my body weight, so it's even more difficult to breathe.
I want to do contortion
They are not quite right about flexibility vs hypermobility, it's very important not to conflate the two. They might wanna brush up on their collagen disorders, especially things like ehlers danlos syndrome which I have, type 3. I am quite hypermobile, but not very naturally flexible! Some people with EDS are, and you have to be very careful going about it because you can cause damage and injury.
I'm currently working on my flexibility, even though it's actually not advised for those with my disorder, because I figured that if I'm going to have these additional ranges of motion, I might as well learn some control and discipline over them. I'm not necessarily looking for contortion, and I'm curating strength and stability alongside it, but so far it has been very rewarding :>
If we don't do anything about global warming now, there won't be a future. At least, not for humans.
Okay men we all know why we're here
I no how to do the splits really far down