- Flexible leg, hip and back muscles are needed for toe touching
- Stretching these muscles also can help prevent chronic back and hip pain, expert says
- Try these five yoga poses to improve your flexibility
Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better. She's the yoga trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Lightning, Orlando Magic and dozens of pros in the MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL.
(CNN)The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint -- and a popular excuse for avoiding yoga.