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Old 10-03-2010, 03:45 PM   #1
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Default Out of interest...

is there any interest in learning the front split, cause I teached it myself - again - in the last 12 weeks or so. only 5 cm to go and it is comfy?

If at least three members would like to know - the how I did it - I will write something up!

As far as I can tell there is one ingredient I have never heard before...
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Old 10-03-2010, 04:44 PM   #2
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I am interested.

I have been pursuing a side and front split for a while now, and while I am making progress, 12 weeks would be great!
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Old 10-03-2010, 07:22 PM   #3
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I'm interested Peter. You're contributing a gold mine to this board with the Smolov write up and possibly this.
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Old 10-04-2010, 12:19 AM   #4
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Yeah, I'd be interested in reading it. I've been trying to get my hip flexors to open up and making small but precious progress. I figure a front split would really open those suckers up.
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Old 10-04-2010, 12:27 AM   #5
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Ok!
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Old 10-04-2010, 11:13 AM   #6
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It will take a couple of days... too busy currently
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:48 PM   #7
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end of the week I will put something up, with like pictures, videos and text and shit...

BTW do you like to walk, like for hours an end??!
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:49 PM   #8
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and of course I take money, why'd you ask??!
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Old 10-06-2010, 10:05 PM   #9
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end of the week I will put something up, with like pictures, videos and text and shit...

BTW do you like to walk, like for hours an end??!
Does it require alot of walking to develop a front split?

I suppose I could start hanging out at the Y walking on the treadmills with all the soccer moms. I'm sure there are a few divorcees there
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Old 10-07-2010, 09:54 AM   #10
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"Secret" to splits:
1. Watch Bloodsport as an impressionable teenager and become fascinated with Van Damme's chair splits.
2. Enroll in local karate dojo.
3. Spend a lot of time stretching
3a. Including the old side splits machine.
4. Do side splits and front splits (both sides) after 3-4 months.

That's what I did. There's no magic.
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