Are you good at Yoga? Ask your genes.

  • People with some genetic variants in general have higher range of motion and better joint laxity and flexibility which can lead to be better at yoga.

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  • See which genetic variations contribute to your body capabilities

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Sample Report: Flexibility Joint Report

While flexibility and range of motion can be improved with regular stretching, some people have inherent joint flexibility that is a highly heritable trait.

Genetic variants in several collagen genes alter amino acid sequence and change the amount of collagen proteins being produced affecting architecture and biomechanical properties of some tissues, including ligaments. Therefore, people with these genetic variants in general have higher range of motion and better joint laxity and flexibility.

Interestingly, the research has shown that violinists, flautists, and pianists with lax finger joints suffer less pain than their less flexible peers.

An opposite spectrum of this is risk of non-contact soft tissue injuries while doing very active sports. Other genetic variants in the collagen genes reduce joint flexibility and potentially protect from cruciate ligament, shoulder dislocation, and anterior cruciate ligament ruptures.