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Lasse Vigen Christensen is giving yoga a shot as he bids to rid himself of a litany of hamstring problems.

The Fulham and Denmark U21 international wants to play in this summer's Olympic Games, as well as kick on for his club next season, but admits he’s already lost far too much of a young career to injury.

By his own admission, Christensen has been hit and miss for the last two seasons, but when fit has been a mainstay of the Whites midfield - see the video above.

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Physios at the club suggested he tried radical alternatives to prevent further injury - and one of those involved visiting a yoga teacher.

The player rolled his eyes when hearing that for the first time, but soon changed his mind.

“I’ve actually been to a yoga teacher,” he said. “I was sceptical at the start, but a lot of top players have done so and I think I can show the benefits.

"With the hamstring, it doesn’t mean that’s the weakest point.

“With the way I play: high intensity and a lot of running, there’s a lot more chance of me getting this sort of injury.

It’s happened a number of times now to anyone’s liking.”

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New ideas: Lasse Vigen Christensen (R)

Christensen believes that with each injury he learns something new, and is looking forward to the day when he can put an entire undisrupted season together.

“I’m one of those players that try to look at myself first when that sort of thing happens, and quite hard on myself. I’ve been thinking a lot how to prevent it.

“Between the physios and me we’re trying new things, and trying to settle things down. But with the hamstring, it doesn’t mean that’s the weakest point.

“It’s probably more so to do with back and hips.

“A lot of players get a hamstring at some stage, but for me it’s happened over the last one-and-a-half seasons.

“Maybe, when I’m 25 or 26 I will benefit from what I’m doing now it and when I’m older still I can avoid what happens to other players as they get older.”

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