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Georingo2010-07-05 08:06:58 +0000 #1

Is there a gender difference in yoga? Can woman for example stretch deeper in some positions than men?


InnerAthlete2010-07-05 08:21:59 +0000 #2
There are some anatomical difference. Some more obvious than others.

And in some cases there may be movement or flexibility differences. Movement and opening in the pelvis for example. As women, antrhopologically and biologically speaking, are design for carying a fetus to term and the rigors of birthing, the pelvis has different demands.

I believe I've read something about carry angle and or Q angle as well but I can't put my finger on it just now.

The movement differences are not always across the board. I've met male students with very mobile hips and women with very tight hamstrings. But there are some generalities.



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