Anyone else trying to gain flexibility

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    Since im not at uni for a month im finding it hard to be get motivated to stretch so was wondering i any fellow TSRers were on a similar quest to me?

    Current flexibility:
    Few inches off splits
    Crappy heal stretch
    Almost got a bow and arrow
    'dorito' scorpion

    Goal by next month:
    Splits on right leg
    Better heal stretch
    Possible bow and Arrow
    Higher scorp

    Stretching routine:
    Once a day
    Straddle/ herkey/ pike stretches
    sit i splits for a few minutes
    stretch my back


    So anyone joining me?
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    What are you chasing this level of flexibility for exactly? Gymnastics?
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    (Original post by SEHughes)
    What are you chasing this level of flexibility for exactly? Gymnastics?
    im a flyer (top girl) for competitive cheer
    this is what we do:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ya-e8QS-lA
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    *forever alone*
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    WANT WANT WANT
    http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz...jt3lo1_500.jpg
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    I'd love to gain flexibility but I'm not even close to being able to do the splits. I have lots of guy friends and no girlfriends so all I end up training on is improving arm strength by doing pull-ups
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    Fair. I wouldn't think TSR is the best source of
    motivation in these kinds of things! I'm still trying to get enough hamstring flexibility to touch my toes with a flat back
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    (Original post by Dragonfly07)
    I'd love to gain flexibility but I'm not even close to being able to do the splits. I have lots of guy friends and no girlfriends so all I end up training on is improving arm strength by doing pull-ups
    thats fine you can do loads of stretches to get the splits
    haha i live with 5 guys and 2 girls so i know what you mean, the girls arnt really into flexibitliy training so have to do it on my own / at cheer haha
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    (Original post by SEHughes)
    Fair. I wouldn't think TSR is the best source of
    motivation in these kinds of things! I'm still trying to get enough hamstring flexibility to touch my toes with a flat back
    oh silly TSR haha

    this would help
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2m9J...ure=plpp_video
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    I'm a guy trying to get more flexible, does anyone know a list of useful stretches to do while working towards splits? Maybe I'll pick one up if I'm missing something.

    Thanks
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    If you managed that I would give you a medal!
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    (Original post by TimeWalker)
    I'm a guy trying to get more flexible, does anyone know a list of useful stretches to do while working towards splits? Maybe I'll pick one up if I'm missing something.

    Thanks
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2m9J...ure=plpp_video
    start at that thats like very basic if you need higher let me know
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    (Original post by mrshinyshoes)
    If you managed that I would give you a medal!
    hopefully be there by next year!
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    (Original post by Girlproblems)
    hopefully be there by next year!
    Aww good luck don't stretch too far though!
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    My dance teacher used to make us pit ou legs flat up against a wall with our backs flat on the ground, then drop our legs and let them go as far down as possible. As you stay in that position your legs are able to move a little bit further down the wall. About 5 minutes a day is good for anyone wanting to be able to do the splits.
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    I would like the ability to kick two people in the jaw simultaneously like the people in your youtube video can.
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    (Original post by Girlproblems)
    Since im not at uni for a month im finding it hard to be get motivated to stretch so was wondering i any fellow TSRers were on a similar quest to me?

    Current flexibility:
    Few inches off splits
    Crappy heal stretch
    Almost got a bow and arrow
    'dorito' scorpion

    Goal by next month:
    Splits on right leg
    Better heal stretch
    Possible bow and Arrow
    Higher scorp

    Stretching routine:
    Once a day
    Straddle/ herkey/ pike stretches
    sit i splits for a few minutes
    stretch my back


    So anyone joining me?
    Yeah I actually am training to get more flexible because I kept getting injured in the gym.

    I used the stretches and methods on this:-
    http://www.trickstutorials.com/content/flx3
 
 
 
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