Hypermobility (more commonly called being double-jointed) affects about 20% of people. An orthopaedic surgeon explains the cause and when hypermobility can be a problem.
Many people do a tremendous amount of sitting throughout the day, often because of work. As a result, many find that the muscles of their hips become limited in flexibility.
These yoga poses help to address mobility of the mid-back region, as well as develop strength in the abdominals and upper back muscles, which are essential for maintaining proper posture.
When sports season gets into full swing, many young athletes set new goals and push their bodies to the limit. Many of these sports require a great deal of flexibility and strength. Those attributes can’t be acquired overnight.
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