Here is an old but relevant news article from ABC Health regarding flexibility. Click here to read the article.
In the constant pursuit of wanting increased flexibility, you have to also consider the consequences. Below are a few things you might want to ask yourself before your next stretching session.
Before your next stretching session, perhaps consider the purpose or benefit in trying to force your joints into those positions, and then consider the possible consequences or risks that could result too. Remember its not about whether stretching is good or bad, its about understanding what your goals are and whether these goals can be achieved in a safer way.
Exercise Mechanics Specialists can show you an an easier way to see long-term increases in flexibility through simple, quick, strengthening exercises without forcing joints beyond their safe ranges. Book in to one of our courses or contact us to find out more.