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Question: Is it possible to learn how to do the splits!?
and quickly!?
or how long would it take!?

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This is how i learned!!

Okay however low you can get stack pillows up to that height!.
(while your doing the splits on the pillows)
Pull one pillow out from under you, and whenever you can get that low pull another pillow out!.!. so on so on!.
Then whenever you get through with that go take a HOT bath (that will relax your muscles) go do it all over again starting with as many pillows as you did earlier!
That took me one full day to learn to do the spilts!Www@QuestionHome@Com

Yes you can learn, but it would probably take a while depending on your flexibility!. What kind of splits do you want to do!? There's two types!. Box splits are where your legs are split from the left to right, or the other splits where you have one leg in front and one behind!.

You need to exercise regularly, and stretch every day, particularly focusing on stretching your hamstrings and your back!. Yoga would be a good thing for you to take up, as that really stretches you out!.

Google how to improve your flexibility and it will inform you on basic stretching!. The more you stretch the quicker you will be able to do the splits!.

also, identify which leg is your most flexible (everyone has one leg more flexible than the other, and use it as a preferred leg for the splits), just to make you feel more comfortable!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

You don't really "learn" how to do, you just have to practice and stretch to get more flexible!.

Some stretches that help:

1!. Go as far down into center splits as you can!. Rest on your elbows as you stay there, it'll push you a little further down for a better stretch!.
2!. Sit on the floor, facing a wall!. Put your heels against the wall!. Scoot in towards the wall (by opening your legs) as much as you can!.

I hope these help you!. They definintely help me!.

There is no way to learn how to do a split quickly!.
You have to stretch your muscles everyday, look online for some simple stretches you can do!.
also, i suggest practicing russians and batmas (i think i spelled that wrong, haha)
stretch every morning and every night, so you don't loose the flexibility you gained that day!.
There is no set time on how long it will take, everyone is different!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Just practice!. Don't have anybody shove you down, you could end up pulling muscles and trust me, a pulled groin muscle is absolutely terrible to deal with!. It hurts to walk so bad!

Anyway, what I used to do when I was a gymnast to get more flexible is sit in front of the TV and stretch while I watched whatever shows I wanted to see!. Spend an hour or two stretching a day and you'll have the splits in no time!. Just don't rush yourself, it's not worth pulling or tearing muscles and tendons!. If you do that, you'll set yourself back anywhere from a couple of months to more than a year!

Just keep up the practice and you'll be there quick!. You're still pretty young, so it shouldn't be a problem at all!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

It would be easier for little kids like 3 year olds to practice when they were joinger cause their body is flexible when you are young!. But of course you can learn to do the splits, just stretch and practice it!. But try to wear something that wouldn't give you wedgies!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

last summer I kept stretching over and over and eventually could do them (1 mth about) and then one day I tried doing like a round off and then falling into the splits and I forgot to stretch and tore my hamstring!.

As long as u stretch and always remember to until ur body is used to it u will learn how to do the splitsWww@QuestionHome@Com

If you can't do a split then that means your muscles aren't in the shape to do that!. Do a lot of leg excercises and flexibility excercises a lot!. Don't force yourself to do a split because you can really hurt yourselfWww@QuestionHome@Com

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All expert village stuff work!!!!!


well the younger u r the best but try taking loadsa cod liver oil for ur joints and practice a few times a day and see if u can get down any further!. but its ur over about 18 u av got no chance cos ur bones and joints will just about of finnished developingWww@QuestionHome@Com

yes get sum one to sit on ur shoulders and gradually push down it wil hurt ur muscles but do alot of stretched 1st and you should be alrightWww@QuestionHome@Com

It's practice - try every hour for a fortnight and you'll get there (providing you're young, slim and flexible-ish)!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Just keep stretching your legs wide and, with practice, you'll get further down!. Don't wear too tight trousers or pants!Www@QuestionHome@Com

Take martial arts, other than the splits you learn how to take care of yourself, build confidence etc!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

just keep practicing
some people can do it and some people cantWww@QuestionHome@Com

make sure you warm your legs up first before you do ANY streching :)Www@QuestionHome@Com