Touch Your Toes Today – 2 Exercises You Need

 In order to learn how to touch your toes, you first need to understand certain ways to make your body more flexible. The best ways is to stretch your muscles regularly. There are exercises that help increase your flexibility, help you touch your toes and make you less susceptible to injuries. Keep reading to learn them all.One obvious reason of why you cannot touch your toes is having tight muscles. If your hip joint is not flexible enough, you will never be able to touch your toes because it tries to keep your lower and upper body straight when you are bending down. Your hip flexors tighten up when you sit all day or do not stretch them often. Tighter hip flexors slightly tilt your pelvis forward and make it even more difficult to bend and touch your toes.Your back muscles run from the top of your spine and go all the way down to your tailbone. Any stiffness in this muscle group will make it difficult for you to bend your torso and spine. You can try the Camel-Cat exercise to improve lower and upper back flexibility.Start by getting down on all fours with your hands below your shoulders and knees below your hips. Push your back upward to make it round and then hold this for one count. Then, make an arch by pushing your lower back down toward the floor. That is one rep. Perform 10 before you try touching your toes.You need to have flexible hip muscles when removing tension from your calves. The hip hinge exercise with elevated heels will help improve flexibility in the hamstrings and glutes to make it easier for you to touch your toesGet on a weight plate (25 pounds) with your heels firmly placed. Bend forward at your hips without losing the curve in your lower back. Slowly reach for your toes, pause, and return to the starting position. Perform 10 reps and try to touch your toes. If you fail, try the next exercise.