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A 21-year-old male asked:

Ive got really tight leg muscles inflexible how can i get more flexible?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Exercise: Exercise will loosen the muscles. You should start with light exercise, e.g., walking and gradually increase the time and intensity of exercise. It could be jogging, biking, swimming, playing any games you like. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Stretch: Stretch, and more stretch....consider yoga..certain braces or exercise equipment can help with stretching.

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Last updated Mar 19, 2018

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