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7 Ways to Improve Flexibility

Can't touch your toes? Learn how to work flexibility training into your routine without foregoing strength or size.

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NUMBER 2: Follow a workout with light static stretching

Dying to hold some stretching positions? Throw some traditional static holds in post-exercise. These longer-duration stretches help to lengthen muscles that were tightened up during the lifting session. Along with any muscles hit hard during the workout, also focus on the chest, lats, and hip flexors, as they tend to be tight on most individuals due to daily posture.

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