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Old 01-07-2011, 05:42 AM   #4
Patrick Donnelly
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Blair, I hadn't seen that one before; thanks. I definitely feel a whole lot more from that one that I do with pancake stretches (even when I'm going deep into it).

Originally Posted by Steven Low View Post
most people can get within 4-6" of the ground if they have that bony restriction of the hip joint though.
The way you phrased that makes me wonder why I never try to train the split lowering down into it. I always sit down on the floor then push myself into it. Is one way or the other preferable for this?

I haven't yet gotten to a point where I feel any impingements, even if I lower down into it. I get about 18" from the floor before having to drop out of the movement.
And yes, I'm actually holding that handstand. Get on my level.
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