Do The Splits Like A Gymnast - These 4 Split Stretching Exercises

Congratulations on striving high. The splits are quite an achievement. With these split stretching exercises you'll be able to develop your natural flexibility to amazing levels and...

  • Move without restriction - This will help you look more graceful whether it's for sports or just life in general.
  • Shock your friends and family - imagine the uproar when you show you can do the splits!
  • Feel free - It feels amazing to have a supple and free body again!

Just keep working at these split stretching exercises and you'll achieve the splits in no time.

A little bit every day works wonders!

 

 

Stage 1 in Split Stretch Developement

This split stretch is really effective. When Shaye was eight she started doing them at gymnastics training. She's been able to do the splits ever since.

  1. Bend one leg in front of you.
  2. Semi straighten your other leg behind.
  3. Hang your arms by your side for support.
  4. Make sure that you keep your hips square.
  5. Push as low as you can and hold for 15+ seconds.

 

 

Stage 2 in Split Stretch Developement

This is another great stretch. It stretches your hamstrings, preparing them for when they will be straightened out the front.

  1. Kneel on one leg.
  2. Straighten your other in front.
  3. Put your arms by your side for support.
  4. Bend at your hips and lean down towards your front leg.
  5. Make sure that you keep your hips square.
  6. Push as low as you can and hold for 15+ seconds.

 

 

Stage 3 in Split Stretch Developement

You're nearly there! Keep on going...

  1. Fully bend one leg.
  2. Sit on it.
  3. Straighten your other leg out in front.
  4. Put your arms by your side for support.
  5. Bend at your hips and lean down towards your front leg.
  6. Go as far as you can.
  7. Make sure that you keep your hips square.
  8. Push as low as you can and hold for 15+ seconds.

 

 

THE SPLITS!

Congrats! This is the last stage of the split stretching exercises. If you are a beginner and can't go all the way down, support yourself with your arms.

  1. Put one leg out to the front, and the other out to the back.
  2. Straighten both legs as much as possible.
  3. Put your arms by your side for support.
  4. Go as far down as you can.
  5. Make sure that you keep your hips square.
  6. Push as low as you can and hold for 15+ seconds.

 

 

Want To Develop Your Splits Even Faster With An Advanced Technique?

The above stretches are your bread and butter for achieving the splits. But there is a faster way...

Using a special technique called PNF stretching I was able to quickly (within 1 stretching session) go way past what I was previously capable of. If you want to achieve the splits quickly, I highly recommend you try this technique.

 

 

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