Increase your range of motion with a mixture of stretching and strength exercises. Flexibility is important in combat sports for several reasons, including: Improved range of motion: Flexibility allows you to move your joints through a wider range of motion. This is important in combat sports because it allows you to execute strikes and takedowns more effectively. For example, a kickboxer with good flexibility can kick higher and with more power than a kickboxer with poor flexibility. Reduced risk of injury: Flexibility helps to reduce the risk of injury by keeping your muscles and joints loose and mobile. This is important in combat sports because injuries can be common, especially if you are not properly warmed up. Improved performance: Flexibility can help to improve your performance in combat sports by making you more efficient and agile. When you are flexible, you can move more quickly and easily, giving you an advantage over your opponent. Improved recovery: Flexibility can help to improve your recovery from injuries and workouts. This is important in combat sports because you need to recover quickly to train and compete at a high level.
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