You have three different kinds of muscle in your body. Cardiac muscle is found in your heart, and smooth muscles are in your body organs. You can’t control the movements of these muscles; they work by themselves, without any direction from you. The third type of muscle, skeletal muscle, is the one you have some control over. These are the muscles attached to your bones; they’re what make you move every time you run, sit up, or bend a finger. Stretching these muscles will improve your flexibility.

used to, you could injure yourself and tear the muscle. Instead, flex- ibility training lengthens muscles a little at a time. After several weeks or months, muscles have gradually become longer to make you more flexible. Stretching muscles comes in two forms—static and dynamic. Static

Flexibility & Agility


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