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I do not believe in static stretching. So I believe that lack of flexibility is in fact really always a lack of strength. If I had really strong groin musculature my nervous system would allow me to do a full split. I mean, I'm not saying that static stretching is the only thing, but I've known several contortionists, and some of them were surprisingly ...


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Yes it is possible for two people of similar builds to have different flexibilities and I simply think this is because the amount of stretching and the consistency and repetition of that stretching. I doubt it's something that is a natural occurrence, it's like confidence, there's no way you can be born with it. If you take a look at gymnasts and how they do ...


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Yes, full range of motion resistance training can increase flexibility. Morton, S. K., Whitehead, J. R., Brinkert, R. H., & Caine, D. J. (2011). Resistance Training vs. Static Stretching: Effects on Flexibility and Strength. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(12), 3391–3398. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0b013e31821624aa Leite, T. B., Costa, ...


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