These 5 GIFs Show How Your Skeleton Works

Can you get through this post without doing all these movements?

1. Here’s what happens when you clench your fist.

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2. And swing your shoulder.

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3. When you bend your arm, your elbow joint does this.

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4. Kicking your leg out straight looks like this.

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5. And here’s your ankle when you point and flex your toes.

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Kelly Oakes is science editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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