I held each position for one minute, as instructed — which felt, truly, like the longest minute of my life. But having flexible hamstrings and mobile hip joints does more than determine how bendy you are. Once I settled on the plan, I printed it out and set daily reminders for 2 p. Oh, and did I mention I can finally touch my toes? Keeping my promise to myself not to get injured, I called up Sheppard to check in. Exercise can help, especially mobility exercises, which can help improve pain….
Laney. Age: 28.
Warm up with simple stretches like reaching for your toes before tackling more complicated ones.
Kayden. Age: 31.
I Worked on My Splits in 30 Days — This Is What Happened
So, with only a week left in my challenge, and still pretty far off from my end goal of getting into a split, I got a bit impatient. Here's a surprising thing about squats: Even if you do for 30 days, you won't keep that booty lift unless you change your routine. Whether or not you should do a day split challenge depends on your goals. In her free time, she can be found reading self-help books, bench-pressing, or practicing hygge.