POLL: Can you bend down and touch your toes?

BillGates

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I can't right now - am I the only one? I'm not super tall and have an thin to average build. I started running and working out again 3 weeks and am getting close but I'm still probably 1.5" away. My girlfriend is laughing at me as she practically gets her elbows on the ground or puts her legs behind her head - mmmm, that's another story though. ;)
 

Ryan

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Yep, and I'm 6'2 :p In fact, I can reach almost a foot past my toes :p I was an oddity in my gym classes throughout grade school.
 

Ikonomi

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No. In fact, I haven't been able to since I was very young. I'm skinny, but have very, very tight hamstrings.
 

Sluggo

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I can get my palms flat on the floor, but I'm only 5-8........not as far to reach ;)
 

Imdmn04

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It really depends on if you have long or short arms relative to your leg length, not on your height.
 

prvteye2003

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yep. started working out and stretching 3 weeks ago so now I can. I haven't been able to before this for at least 7-10 years.
 

bradruth

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I'm 6'5" with tight hammies...not gonna happen. I get a few inches past the middle of my calf.
 

upsciLLion

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Originally posted by: Ikonomi
No. In fact, I haven't been able to since I was very young. I'm skinny, but have very, very tight hamstrings.
You have a toight buhdy! Yish, toight! Toight like a toiger! I can see dish through your toight pantsh!
 

SWScorch

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I'm very inflexible and have a lot of trouble, but being physically fit, I can touch my toes, but I cannot go any farther. In high school that was always the one section that I always faield in the Presidential Physical Fitness test. I could run a 5 minute mile, do 20-25 pull-ups, and all that, but it is a struggle to even touch my toes.
 

Kelemvor

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Took TaeKwonDo for a few years. Have great flexibility. Not as great as it used to be but still pretty darn good compared to the average Joe.
 

Ikonomi

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Originally posted by: upsciLLion
Originally posted by: Ikonomi
No. In fact, I haven't been able to since I was very young. I'm skinny, but have very, very tight hamstrings.
You have a toight buhdy! Yish, toight! Toight like a toiger! I can see dish through your toight pantsh!
I didn't think it was visible through my Old Navy Sandblasted Painter's Jeans. :Q
 

Calin

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I sure can... wait a minute... with the knees straight? I wish to... :(

Calin
 

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