Really having a hard time with my hamstrings and hip flexibility. I've seen no improvement in 2 weeks working out and yoga 6 days a week help

3 posts | Original | Recent
 
Icon_missing_thumb
2 Posts
Nov 13, 2014 12:57am
via Android

I really need someone's help sigh am I destined to. Be stiff and chubby always

Image_thumb
122 Posts
Nov 13, 2014 1:53am
via Android

You have to do some stretches, yoga or or Pilates and try to hold the poses for something like a minute or so. Do it on a regularly basis... goodluck

Silviehibdon
45 Posts
Apr 16, 2016 8:38pm

Hi! Silvie, Verified Trainer, here. Thank you for sharing your concerns. I also used to be stiff. I know it may sound cliche, but persistance and patience is the key. Let me share that it took me 10 years to actually do a full spilt. However, don't be discouraged. Everytime you do yoga and stretch, your muscles register it. They relax and become more supple even if you can't 'see' it. Be consistent, breathe deeply and try to stay in the pose for 5 deep breaths. Please keep me posted about your journey! 

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,196 topics, 38,212 posts

Motivation & Support

8,527 topics, 41,799 posts

App Updates

6 topics, 34 posts

Ask the Pros

706 topics, 1,797 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,881 topics, 12,167 posts

Trainer Tools

3 topics, 15 posts

Featured Training Programs

Weight Loss 2

Weight Loss 2

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
At-Home Bootcamp

At-Home Bootcamp

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss 1

Weight Loss 1

Casual Time 4 Weeks
Kettlebell: Stabilize

Kettlebell: Stabilize

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Cross Training with Yoga

Cross Training with Yoga

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Super Slow

Super Slow

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 11 mins  
Shoulders   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell
Big Booty, Tight Belly

Big Booty, Tight Belly

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 11 mins  
Lower Body  
Full Body Beatdown

Full Body Beatdown

Casual Ic_time_32x32 17 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Chair
Hella Planks

Hella Planks

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 12 mins  
Core  
Max Cardio

Max Cardio

Intense Ic_time_32x32 22 mins  
Lower Body  
Desk Break

Desk Break

Casual Ic_time_32x32 6 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Chair