When playing guitar, the fingers need to be extended flexibly in order to hit the right part of a string. Is there any exercise to make them more flexible when I am not playing guitar?

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    I don't have any particular answer but I know this: Better be careful when trying to come up with alternative offline exercises. It often does harm than good due to the mismatch between the real playing and the emulated one. – user1306 Oct 30 '11 at 14:59
  • Your question doesn't appear to match the title. You really don't want to be trying to extend your tendon unless you already have a problem with your fingers. I'll leave an answer, but can you confirm what you actually mean? – Doktor Mayhem Oct 30 '11 at 19:18

The single best thing you can do to improve flexibility, speed or strength for playing guitar is to play the guitar. A lot.

Try different styles as this will provide bbth a benefit from speed and strength, but also open you up to different types of music, eg fingerpicking, classical, flamenco, rock, metal etc

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