This is a record of how long it took me to get the splits.
My principle is that investing a lot of time on a lighter stretch is more valuable than trying to accomplish too much all at once. I am not trying to hurt myself but instead try to stretch using the principles of a gentle range of motion exercise.
- Aug 02 : 108° : 20 min
- July 29 : 108° : 20 min
- July 25 : 105° : 10 min
- July 22 : 100° : 10 min
- July 21 : 98° : 10 min (afternoon), 95° : 10 min (evening)
- July 19 : 94° : 10 min (morning), 95° : 15 min (afternoon)
- July 18 : 92° : 10 min
- July 17 : 90° : 10 min
A note on calculation
Tables of Values from http://tsukino.ca/2016/11/21/stretch-machine-calculations/
Table 1: Spread Length to Angle
|Spread Length||Expected Angle|
Table 2: Required Spread Length for Angle