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scissortail  ·  230 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Husbki, any fitness goals you're striving towards?

I've slowly been working towards my splits. After about a year of work, the front splits are almost there. The side split continues to be less than ideal. As a tall dude who was born stiff as a board, though, I'll take it.

Foveaux those are some great numbers. I miss lifting weights, especially the deadlift. I didn't have enough time to keep getting gains and boost my cardio, sadly.

Foveaux  ·  229 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oooooh I've never managed to do the splits. I bet I would be so inflexible right now - maybe that's something I can work towards. My sister owns a dance school and the flexibility of the people going through the classes is outrageous.

scissortail  ·  229 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If you want to work on your general flexibility, I recommend Phrakture's Starting Stretching. For splits, their Attaining the Splits is also very good. I'm thinking pretty seriously about taking dance classes, even though I'm the whitest dude alive on the floor.

Foveaux  ·  228 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Excellent thanks for the links.

If you can muster the courage, do the dance classes! I grew up in a dancing/theatrical family and being able to move is a seriously underrated ability. Any specific genres you'd want to look into?

scissortail  ·  228 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Anytime mate. I'm mostly looking at latin, swing, and modern styles.