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Best and Worst Workouts for Flexibility

Not as flexible as you should be? Your exercise regimen could be helping—or making things worse.
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Cycling

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You may feel bad-ass powering through spin class, and it's great aerobic activity, but your muscles are stuck in a shortened position—your knees rarely straighten, your hips don't extend, your back stays hunched over. Happily, all it takes is a good post-ride stretch to limber up again.

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