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What is active flexibility?

Active flexibility focuses on improving soft tissue extensibility and increasing neuromuscular control. Active flexibility uses both self-myofascial release (foam rolling) and active-isolated stretching techniques.
Active flexibility focuses on increasing the extensibility and the neuromuscular efficiency of a muscle. It includes foam rolling (self-myofascial release) as well as active-isolated stretching.

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