Top Tips To Help Make Your Body More Flexible.

Some people are incredibly flexible while some are not and for those who are not, they need to work on it a little bit more and so doing things such as yoga and doing daily stretches every single day all help to improve your overall body flexibility. As we get older, flexibility becomes even more important because we don’t want to hurt ourselves while doing simple tasks like climbing stairs or getting in and out of the chair. Here in Thailand, you can easily find older people who can squat effortlessly up and down numerous times a day without giving it a second thought. There are others however who don’t have this flexibility and so they end up hurting themselves.

When this occurs, there is always the Bangkok Physiotherapy Center to turn to that will provide you with all of the assistance that you need with regards to your flexibility and getting you into a healthier state. They have many years of experience and excellent staff who know exactly what they’re doing and can get you back on your feet in no time at all. None of us want to experience any kind of injury no matter how old that we are and so the following are just some top tips to help make your body more flexible and your life a lot easier.

  • Listen to your body – There will be certain parts of your body that are incredibly flexible and others that are not. It is important that you stay connected to your body and you listen to what it is telling you every single day. If it hurts in one particular part of your body then this is where you need to give it some attention. Typical areas that are space include your neck, your shoulders and your lower back. Always remember that a physio can always reduce the pain that you are experiencing right now.
  • Stand up straight – Many of us slump every single day and so we all need to do something that will improve our overall flexibility and therefore our posture. You just keep have to remind yourself to keep your shoulders back and your head up when you’re walking and always be aware of how you’re sitting at your desk when going about your daily work activities. Try to set up straighter whenever possible and keep your shoulders aligned with your hips.
  • Do some stretches every day – In order to keep your body limber and flexible, you need to put in a little bit of work and so taking the time to stretch every single day like touching your toes, doing some side bends, sitting on the floor a lot more often and if you can, squeeze in some yoga classes a few times a week even when enjoying an extended break from work. When sitting on the floor, try to set cross-legged if it doesn’t hurt too much and try to remember back when you were a kid and how it was so easy to sit on the hard floor and be comfortable. 

If you try to work out on a regular basis then always include stretching and flexibility into your overall exercise routine. You should always begin with about 10 minutes of stretching before any kind of exercise and always remember to stretch again when you have finished.


Agnes John

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