treehuggingdirtworshipfitnessloveaffair: "Yoga for the Splits" . practice these poses everyday to gain flexibility for the splits. Start by holding each pose for 30 seconds on each side, work your way up to minutes as your muscles start to open up.
After suffering a shin splint, and two hamstring injuries years ago, it has affected my both my flexibility and practice a lot. I know I cannot overstretch and I have to be extremely careful in my practice. Splits are not my best because of that.
YOGA SEQUENCE TO SPLITS/HANUMANASANA This sequence may not get you to the splits instantly but they are some stretches to help you along the way. I suggest doing this after a proper warm up. A few Sun As and Sun Bs etc. this is not so much a flow but a
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