Coach Wayne,
Can you give me some of the exercises that can help with splits I will tell
you the ones we do:

Yoga stretch called: Forward bend
Head to knee pose
Straddle (facing each knee and putting head on the floor center)
Straddle wall stretch ( Lay on floor on back as close to the wall as possible and legs on wall open as wide as possible)
I have her doing her good split 2 times holding 30 seconds and her good split 30 seconds. The middle split 2 times holding 30 seconds.

What others do you thing we should do? I want to thank you for your help.

Thanks, M

What is YOUR favorite exercise for practicing your splits?

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