Here is your full workout for today. This overview includes name, reps, and most important cues. IMPORTANT!! To see the video click the (“+”) symbol next to the exercise name, and it will expand.
If you would rather download the workout and go through it without your device please find the Front Splits Week 2 Day 1 PDF HERE!
Look after yourself and only do what feels safe enough. Yes push yourself but not to extreme pain. Anything more than mild pain will not allow your muscle to relax and stretch!
|High Knees||1min||Get going! Bring up that heart rate!|
|Hip Circles on Back||10x each Leg each Direction|
|Alternating Plie||10x total||Go slow. Stay low. Let the knee guide the movement|
|Z-Stretch||40sec each side|
|Laying Quad Opener with Yoga Block||40sec||Do not arch lower back. Engage the abs to bring the stretch into the hip flexor|
|Prep for Half Split With Yoga Block under Back Foot||40sec|
|Half Split Back Knee Bent against Wall. Glutes by Hips||40sec||Keep the hips close to the wall|
|Half Split Back Knee Bent against Wall. Glutes by Hips. Pulses||10x||Arch and round the lower back practicing the posterior pelvic tilt|
|Half Split Back Knee Bent against the Wall||1min||Drop your hips down low.|
|Half Split Back Knee Bent with Elastic||40sec||Posterior Pelvic tilt! Do not arch your lower back. Use chair or wall for balance if necessary!|
|Half Split Back Knee Bent Reps with Elastic||10x||Posterior Pelvic tilt! Do not arch your lower back. Use chair or wall for balance if necessary!|
|Half Split Back Knee Straight With Elastic||30sec||Posterior Pelvic tilt! Do not arch your lower back. Use chair or wall for balance if necessary!|
|1 Legged Hamstring Stretch on Back||20x & 10sec hold|
|Runners Stretch||40sec hold||Lower back is straight or even arched. Use Yoga blocks if you can not reach the floor|
|Parallel Runners Stretch||40sec||Lower back straight. Elevate your hands if you can not reach the floor.|
|Hamstring Bridge Leg Lifts with Elastic||10x none alternating||Go slow and lift the knee as high as possible. Keep the hips parallel to the floor!|
|Turned Out Hamstring Bridges with Elastic||10x||Come all the way up every time!|
|External Hip Recovery Rotations||10x||Do not allow your hips to rotate or move at all. 100% of the movement should be isolated in the hips!|
You’ve reached the end of this workout. Go use your legs and get food, a drink or whatever else gives you joy!