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Definition of Flexibility


Updated September 04, 2010

stretching exercises

Side-Lying Quad Stretch

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Definition: With regard to exercise, flexibility refers to the range of motion available at joints that are acted on by muscles.
Pronunciation: flex-a-bil-i-tee
Common Misspellings: flexability
Exercises that stretch muscles help increase flexibility.

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