Flexibility Terms

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Flexibility vocabulary

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hyperflexibility excessive amount of flexibility
flexibility joint's ability to move through full range of motion
ballistic stretching quick up and down bobbing movements in which stretches are held briefly
passive stretching stretching against a counter force. There is little movement
elasticity muscles and tissues that stretch
adductor muscles muscles in the legs that pull legs together
reflexes automatic responses that your nerves and muscles provide to various movements
static posture posture your body exhibits while resting
static strectching doing strectches slowly
dynamic posture body exhibits while in motion
posture alignment of the body
core stability stretching and strengthening of muscles around the spine and pelvic muscles
stretching movements that challenge reflexes to adapt reflex assisted strectches
muscle imbalance muscle group becomes to strong compared to the others
range of motion degrees of motion allowed around a joint
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