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How to do the splits

How to do the splits

Split is a very effective asana or poses for the human body. This pose is not so easy, it is different and interesting. This pose takes 1 to 2 months for doing properly. For beginners, it is really difficult, but if you practice regularly you can change this difficult to easy. Then 'difficult' is just a word near you. Patience is the most important thing in this yoga pose. If you have no patience then you will be unable to do this. As this may take a long time, so most people loss their patience. Patience is needful because flexibility is needed to do splits. Flexibility comes after regular practices, which vary the time. Regular consistency makes it perfect.

How to do the splits

How to do the splits

Benefits of Splits:


      • Gives strength to neuromuscular of legs.

      • Stretches inner thighs.

      • Makes more flexible.

      • Stretches hips flexor, spine, hamstrings, groins.

      • Easy to walk with big steps.

      • Eases many women disorders.

      • Wanes pain at the time of childbirth.

      • Enhances patience.

How to do the Splits:

At first, you have to do a warm-up. Warm-up gives protection from injuries like cramps, fractures, etc. As we know split is not so easy, so we should do practices of other asana or pose. These following are here.

Note: Before any yoga poses you have to warm-up properly. Make sure you read the warm-up post before and warm-up your body properly.

How to do the splits



1. Mountain Pose: Do as a tabletop position. Place your knees, toes, palms on the floor. Stay in this position for 2 minutes. Press your palms against the floor and lift up your hips. Your spine must be stretched. Straight your legs. If you are a beginner then fold your knees for little. Keep your head down between two hands. Stay in this position for 2 minutes.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

2. Pigeon Pose: At downward-facing dog pose, lift up your right leg upwards with inhale. Exhale, bend your right knee and sit on the floor. Stretch your left leg behind. Stretch your spine, press the palms against the floor. Exhale and come down by bending your forearms. Move your hips. If you want then rest yourself by keeping your hand between your hands. Now inhale. After that come back to the previous position. Do this same with another side. Practice it for 2 minutes.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

3. Butterfly Pose: Sit on the floor. Hold your toes of both legs by your palms. Bring your heels closer as much as you can. Straight your back and spine. Straight your head, shoulders, neck. Up and down your knees for 30 seconds. Now bend your torso down slowly by holding your toes. Do it for 2 minutes.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

4. Low Lung Pose: Stand straight and move one side. Bend your right knee and the same time keep your left leg behind your hips. Lie your toes of the left hand. Inhale and lift up the torso. Raise your hands upwards and press both palms together. Bend your back down as long as you can. Exhale and down your hands. Keep it on the floor. Do it for 2 minutes. Rest in Balasana.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

5. Open-Angle Pose: Sit on the floor, spread both legs at each side. Stretch your legs and keep your hands on the floor. Slowly touch your right toe by your left hand and down your head on the knee. Now touch your left toe by the right hand and down your head on the knee. Hold each side for 20 seconds. Come back to the previous position.

How to do the splits

How to do the splits

6. Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend: Sit on the floor, keep your legs stretch beside. Now slowly bend your torso in front. Fold your forearms, hold this posture. Do it all between 2 minutes.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

7. Lizard Pose: Do a downward-facing dog pose and stretch your leg muscles. Keep deep breathing. Bend your left knee. keep your left leg on your left side. Place your right leg behind your hips by pressing your toes against the floor. You can bend your forearms. Now come back to a downward-facing dog pose and relax in Balasana. Do it for 2 minutes.

How to do the splits
How to do the splits

Split is a practice of flexibility. More you gain your flexibility, you will do split more perfectly. Do these all every day. You have to give 2 minutes of every asana or pose. Keep consistency in yoga. You will get success definitely.

How to do the splits

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