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Stretching for splits? Please help?

by admin on March 25, 2010

So i have been stretching everyday for the splits for a few weeks now but since I worked out on sunday my legs havent been right. They really hurt when i do a split. I cant go all the way down and I cant go as far as I could before without feeling like screaming! Ive tried stretching loads before, doing gentle exercise and hard exercise to loosen the muscles but nothing works. I need to be able to practise everyday but since sunday i havent been able to get as far down as before
Please help!

Just take it easy for a few weeks. Don’t worry about not being able to go far down in your splits. Obviously something is going on with your body and you don’t want to bother it even more. Instead of doing splits everyday, just do gentle hamstring stretches, quad stretches, and other stretches that don’t hurt you. If they do hurt a lot, you might want to just not stretch for a few days. It’s better than stretching too much and hurting yourself. I hope you feel better very soon!

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