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Old 04-17-2012, 01:20 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Jamesw View Post
Total crap

Since I started yoga 2 years ago I've never felt better. Now I know yoga is more than stretching but it has fixed imbalances, increased mobility etc.

Clients who have mobility issues also benefit from both static and dynamic stretching.

I'm not sure how anyone can think increased ROM is a bad thing.
The idea seems to be that flexibility beyond the required ROM for your sport, while maintaining good technique, is overkill and can actually lead to ligament damage, overstretching, and lack of power.
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