Flexibility has great benefits to reducing injury, and doing the splits could be a great challenge for you. However, if you decide to train for the splits, be sure to do it correctly to avoid injury. Training for the middle split can benefit the rest of your body's flexibility by opening your hips, strengthening your glutes and inner thighs, and training your core. It can help with other physical activities you do by helping you move more efficiently and effectively, whether you do weightlifting or dancing. Other than physical benefits, training for the middle split also has mental benefits - it's not easy to train for this type of move so it will surely test your patience.
Ready to take on the challenge and train for the middle split? Check out the video below for all the tips and pointers.