I have been doing this two times a day for six days now...still trying [We should do this before we do two workout videos... if we can do splits, we can definitely touch our heads to our knees... right?? - M]
The gluteus medius muscle is a primary stabilizer of the hip and when weak has been found to correlate with low back pain, hip pain, and knee pain. If you had to lose one muscle this would not be a good one to give up. I frequently find that the gluteus medius muscle is weak …
Baby back-bend -- Opens the chest and helps your posture if you've been sitting at a desk or standing all day. Place a folded blanket or a firm pillow under your shoulder blades, and cradle the back of your head in your hands. Chill out and take deep breaths.
Improve your flexibility with this lower body stretching routine. Leg, hip and glute stretches to decrease your risk of injuries and relax your muscles. http://www.spotebi.com/workout-routines/lower-body-stretching-routine/
YOGA SEQUENCE TO SPLITS/HANUMANASANA This sequence may not get you to the splits instantly but they are some stretches to help you along the way. I suggest doing this after a proper warm up. A few Sun A's and Sun B's etc. this is not so much a flow but a