STANDING HALF SPLIT Tips: - You want to warm up your splits and center slips as much as possible. Use the wall, it helps you square off your hips as well as, apply pressure to your split as you lean into the wall. Focus on keeping the top leg straight. The deeper you can forward fold the higher your leg will probably be able to go. Work on pulsing the leg off and on the ground for a great exercise on strengthening the hips.
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