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Touch your toes - or not!


Last updated 2/16/2021 at 4:19pm

Touching your toes has nothing to do with being healthy.

I always joke with my yoga students that being able to touch your toes is great, but it really has nothing to do with health, nor does it serve us in the way we think it does!

In fact, I'm trying to think of one time where touching your toes could make your quality of life better (I can't think of one either). The real benefits to give your body are mobility matched with strength.

Mobility is being able to have a nice tall spine or having range-of-motion in your joints (i.e. how high you can lift your legs and arms for example). Have...

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