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Which Part of Your Body Needs to Be Stretched the Most?

I run and bike regularly, so my hamstrings are always tight. That's why I do forward bends daily to stretch them out. What about you?

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jvanlohn jvanlohn 7 years
I am on the computer for hours upon hours so my arms, wrists, and hands need the most stretching. I am hoping to avoid arthritis problems later. I do my stretches all the time, too: I take breaks from my work to loosen my tendons and muscles, and when I'm driving or hanging out I stretch my wrists and fore arms.
superfoxml superfoxml 7 years
My calves get SO TIGHT and start to spasm if I don't stretch enough, it is so painful. I do elliptical and treadmill alot and I absolutely have to stretch for a good 15 minutes or the calf muscles lock up.
amandaaa amandaaa 7 years
my hips and hamstrings for sure. my hip flexors are always tight. con of being a dancer
Run2bfree067 Run2bfree067 7 years
It changes day to day. My legs are pretty flexible now thanks to yoga, but my upper hammys and all of my back could always use a little stretch, extended butterfly or child's pose
Spectra Spectra 7 years
Today, my back and core. I did some serious Pilates yesterday and found muscles I didn't know I had, lol.
dd-sugar dd-sugar 7 years
The most is my back which at minimum is stretched before getting out of bed and before going to bed (always)! I have old sports injuries and at almost 50, it's the only way to keep upright sometimes! My mom has arthritis in her spine and elsewhere, so doing all I can in case that's my fate as well. Staying a healthy weight helps too, especially with the knees.
Advah Advah 7 years
Hips and calves - my shin splints disappeared the day I started yoga and learnt the proper downward dog pose. Now I do at least a couple of downward dogs every day to keep the splints at bay. :)
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
Legs in general. Been getting random sharp pains from my butt down to my knee. Boo.
adelaidekay adelaidekay 7 years
My upper back neck & shoulders I am always streching. 4 times a day, sometimes more. Always when I get up, after my workout, & haveway through the day, & at night before I go to bed, & whenever needed. My boobs pull really bad so my neck & upper back are sore & tight alot. I want to get a breast reduction but after I lose weight. Amy Kay
shiningeyes shiningeyes 7 years
My calves and my back are where I'm most prone to aches, but my hamstrings are super inflexible too... need to work on that!
cg130 cg130 7 years
hammies and hips! my IT band gets really tight as well.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
Same as MLH1 - I have plantar fasciitis on my right feet, and I always need to stretch my calf area after my run.
MLH1 MLH1 7 years
My calves. I ruptured my right achilles tendon a year and a half ago, so having half a right calf muscle causes a ton of soreness. I have to stretch them all the time!
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 7 years
definitely my back... I am top heavy so my shoulders are always working hard, and if I get stressed I very much internalize it physically into my torso/back/shoulders. no fun!
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 7 years
My shoulders and neck get so sore from being at a desk all day for work.
ella1978 ella1978 7 years
Hips the most, hamstrings next. I had a hip injury a few years go, and it really tightens up. Plus I sit all day at work. I have lots of good stretches though!
arianamarie arianamarie 7 years
legs in total, but most recently, my back, and i have no one to give me a massage :-(
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