Thinking about Movement: Flexibility & Mobility

“I want to be more flexible.” If you have a limited range of motion, meaning your movements are not as big as you want them to be, it may seem to follow that you are not flexible. It may be true, but it’s not the only explanation. Flexibility is a property of muscle tissue – the ability for the muscle to elongate when relaxed. But it is not the only factor that reduces range of motion, and the other relevant factors can be addressed more easily than flexibility. Say you are lying on your back and then you try to hug Read More