What is functional flexibility?

Functional flexibility is flexibility that utilizes a full range of motion. It involves foam rolling (self-myofascial release) as well as dynamic flexibility.

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Can static stretching make my muscles long and lean?
Dr. Mike Clark, DPTDr. Mike Clark, DPT
Long, lean muscles are dependent upon your genetics. Long muscles are due to short tendons (the ...
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How should I do hamstring stretches?
Sadie LincolnSadie Lincoln
Tight hamstrings are a very common condition that is best alleviated by light daily stretching. ...
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How do I do the TFL (tensor fascia lata) and quadriceps stretch?
Rick OldermanRick Olderman
To do the TFL (tensor fascia lata) and Quadriceps Stretch Level 1, lie on your back with both kn...
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How do I stretch my latissimus dorsi muscle?
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Lie on your back with knees bent so your lower back remains flat; this anchors one end of the latiss...
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