Dear Yoga Student,
I prefer experience to science 6 days a week, but I learned something today that you should hear.
Stretching exercises are believed to stimulate the production of gel-like substances called glycoaminoglycans (GAGs). These GAGs
lubricate connective tissue fibers and keep them pliable.
What does that mean? Well stretching, makes it easier for you to stretch… biologically speaking!
AND IT GETS BETTER: There’s another theory that says that stretching may affect the way your genes express themselves, so the actual act of stretching might influence your body’s physical potential…
… what I’m suggesting is that deep stretching can actually activate your DNA!
That’s heavy. Think about it, but not for too long. Then get off your butt and do some stretches!
YOGABODY Naturals LLC
p.s. I have this belief that “the more your do, the more you can do,” and with flexibility, that’s certainly true. But I’ve got to say, you need to give your body the proper tools so that it CAN do what you’re asking. MSM with Vitamin C work magic for flexibility.