Why You Can't Touch Your Toes

Being able to touch your toes is something of a "basic right" when it comes to movement competency. As a toddler you have no problem just doing it. No one had to teach you, you never had to warm up or stretch before you did it, it just happened. So, why is it that so many adults have such a hard time doing it now?

Well, conventional wisdom would tell you that you can't touch your toes because your hamstrings are tight, and if you continue to stretch them eventually you will be able to.

But, how many of us out there have stretched our ha