There is also in large bridges wind-bracing to stiffen the structure against horizontal forces.
When these two powers quarrelled after the peace of Nicias it remained loyal to the Spartans; but the latter thought it prudent to stiffen the oligarchic government against a nascent democratic movement.
There is a location called Meditation Garden where you will learn proper stretching and yoga techniques so muscles won't stiffen whether you are working with the game or not.
Diabetes will also affect the joints of the feet causing difficulty in walking as the feet stiffen.
In the case of the plate web there must be a considerable excess of material, partly to stiffen it against buckling and partly because an excess of thickness must be provided to reduce the effect of corrosion.