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How to Do a Split

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Square Out Your Split
How to Do a Split
© 2008 Paula Tribble

To make sure your hips are square, try doing your split against a wall. Your back knee should be almost touching the wall, and your back leg should be bent at a 90 degree angle upward. Be sure that your back foot is pointing straight to the ceiling.

You can also do this stretch with a friend holding your leg and helping you to keep your foot pointing straight up.
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