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  • noun Plural form of flexion.

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Examples

  • The reason of their flexions is their great length, for just as tall men walk with their spines bellied (undulated) forward, and when their right shoulder is leading in a forward direction their left hip rather inclined backwards, so that their middle becomes hollow and bellied (undulated), so we ought to conceive snakes as moving in concave curves (undulations) upon the ground.

    On the Gait of Animals

  • The reason of their flexions is their great length, for just as tall men walk with their spines bellied (undulated) forward, and when their right shoulder is leading in a forward direction their left hip rather inclined backwards, so that their middle becomes hollow and bellied (undulated), so we ought to conceive snakes as moving in concave curves (undulations) upon the ground.

    On the Gait of Animals

  • He knew I threw my core into contorted positions, or as he liked to say, some “big, big trunk twists and big, big flexions.”

    Misty

  • He knew I threw my core into contorted positions, or as he liked to say, some “big, big trunk twists and big, big flexions.”

    Misty

  • Something slow and gentle, leading you to real kinethetic awareness, working the body through all basic flexions and twists.

    Increasing energy

  • Every day, you should work your way through all basic joint and muscle flexions.

    Moving beyond stretching

  • Every day, you should work your way through all basic joint and muscle flexions.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Something slow and gentle, leading you to real kinethetic awareness, working the body through all basic flexions and twists.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Remember: if you already have a physical practice that covers the basic spinal flexions, and focuses your breathing, you're not going to get a huge amount of change from adding a 10-minute practice.

    Speed Racer (2008)

  • Even the program of exercises he did for his postsurgical wrist seemed a little detached, four times a day, an odd set of extensions and flexions that resembled prayer in some remote northern province, among a repressed people, with periodic applications of ice.

    Falling Man

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