I Can Do the Splits

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 159 People

    Hyperfelxive

    thats what they call double jointed now.  well, im hyperflexive in my hands and my hips.  i can do the splits, and then touch my nose to the floor... i love it.  i can do things with these hips ppl have never seen, its sooooo funny....  only to the side though...
    destiny420 destiny420
    22-25, F
    Sep 1, 2008
    Brendaxxx Brendaxxx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    Not Anymore....lol

    At 40 I am not quite as limber as I once was..... Can though still get on my daughter's cheer uniform.  Well cant quite button the skirt but hey...pretty dran close.... hehee  
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    Jan 3, 2008

    I Used to Be Able to Do It..

    because I was in some kind of dance-class and our teacher wanted us to be able to do it.. so I did stretching everyday and soon I was able to do it. But I stopped going to the dance-class because we danced to music I didn't like and it was all very well.. kind of slutty.. and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 2, 2008

    Just me doing my thing

    and keeping flexible and in shape
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 21, 2015

    I love to dance! This is a picture of me

    practising the splits on a wall at the studio the other day.
    chxrl001 chxrl001
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015

    Forwards and sideways.

    I can rest on my crotch. But I can also stand and get either leg straight above me. It was of great use this ability when I was a pole dancer.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2014

    I Was So Proud

    I got into splits in i think 3 months and when i was doing rythmic gymnastics the girl i was in the same level with had been there for twice as long as me and she still couldnt do the splits. I can do them now without even stretching first and it doesnt hurt a bit. *proud face*
    DeMiDeMiSe DeMiDeMiSe
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2008

    Me2

    I have always been able to do the splits and still can!
    redheadsrule redheadsrule
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Jan 3, 2008

    My Bigest Triumph:

    Doing the splits on a balance beam during a gymnastics unit in PE :D I had to do the splits for a ballet performance I was in, so I practiced and practiced going down as far as I could for months before I could finally do the splits fully. Now I can just slide down into the...
    forgetmyname forgetmyname
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2008

    I'm SO CLOSE!!! I started ballet about 3 weeks

    ago and I stretched for 3 hours today and now I can do this!
    laurabaillie16 laurabaillie16
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    I've been dancing for 12 years

    but not seriously (competitively) until about 3 years ago! I have my left and right leg splits but NOT MY MIDDLE 😭😭😭 (It's a hard life)
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    I Can Split As Well!

    I started stretching on january, and I got the splits on 4 weeks! I strecthed everyday, 1 hour. this was how my split looked like when I got it. I think now looks much better, but I don't have a pic of it!  
    Sasun Sasun
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina
    31-35, F
    May 21, 2015

    Yes, I Can!

    I've been doing yoga for years and can do splits. Any advice for side splits?
    davedaddykh1 davedaddykh1
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2012

    Sinking

    Yup, my gym teacher always used to say I had great flexibility. I was so amazed I actually went and looked up what the word meant. I can still dot hem today, and take great pride in making my friends go 'wow' as they see me slowly sink to the floor.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 2, 2008

    Cancan.

    i am a male contortionist and acrobatic dancer.so spend half my life in the splits.i am now flat and can do over-splits aswell.even put my foot onto the back of my head......but still want 2 b more flexxible.i do the same routine as "a bizzare contortion routine"on the you-tube...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 21, 2010

    Let's See

    banana is my favorite split and I do them often... of course sometimes I get split ends and I hate those and let's not forget splittin gpur pants... now that just sucks but I have done them all.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    16 Responses Jun 13, 2011

    I

    Look crazy being that am 350 pounds doing the splits. At times people think there's an earthquake in the area when I do the splits.
    Naughtynancy2007 Naughtynancy2007
    22-25
    7 Responses Jun 30, 2010

    Yeap

    im really bendy, its been a while since i did them, but i just checked and i still can (ow though!) and im generally really bendy, put my legs behind my head etc etc. its quite gross really.
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    21 Responses Sep 6, 2008

    I can do the splits all the way down to the

    ground right leg, left leg, and middle
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 13, 2015

    Sideways But Not Forward Anymore

      I can still do a sideways split really well, but I can't get down quite all the way doing a forward one. Maybe I'm not as flexible as I used to be.
    JoggingGirl2010 JoggingGirl2010
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

    and im the only one in class

    that can do it in jeans. 😂
    Kelseyh333 Kelseyh333
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 10

    Splits Are Awesome

    When i was in primary school, there were a lot of kids who did gymnastics. So they could all do the splits. I often felt like the odd one out, just because i couldn't do the splits. I wasn't even close to them, and it didn't matter how much i tried.  I always thought that they...
    johandiejoubert johandiejoubert
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2011

    Related Experiences

    I hate calling him Dad because there's a difference in being a father and being a dad; He definitely ain't my dad. It just ****** me off when I clean up after him and he goes to my...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    Get this song out of my head. Grisi variation. I have to learn it and now I'm going to dream about that variation I swear. I also can't remind you after EP closes to positively...
    FieryWolf FieryWolf
    16-17, F
    Apr 19
    So today sucked I was just diagnosed with cancer. The cancer has mastasized to most major organs and they cannot be removed I'm going into chemo in 6 days
    cancerbae cancerbae
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I just can't accept it. We've been through almost everything, we dealt with so many problems, had a million fights and many times when we tried to end it. But we still loved each...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    "And it feels like I am just too close to love you There's nothing I can really say I can lie no more I can hide no more Got to be true to myself And it feels like I am just too...
    infie infie
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    My dad has cancer and it's hard to sit there and play it cool When really i know I can do nothing to help him It's almost like I am losing a battle But he is trying to stop...
    sunzoshi99 sunzoshi99
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    I really want to love you. I want to feel every inch of my body crying out for you. I want to have eyes just for you, I want to love you with my soul and heart. I wish I could...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 18
    its odd how it happens. you open up to people. you trust, you care and they care too. but then it happens. you realize you start holding back because you dont care to cause pain...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 17
    Time goes by, But pain is still here deep in my heart. Someday it rains, another the sun shines bright, But everything looks so grey to me now. I knew that some would win and some...
    livingdeadsoul61 livingdeadsoul61
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    If you're reading this and have cancer or know anyone that has cancer then listen closely. Around 1931 Dr. Warburg discovered that cancer can NOT survive in an oxygen rich...
    arhg arhg
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I struggle day to day to not do it. I would go to my family, but I know what theyre gonna say. I would go to my friends, but I don't want to bother them, they might have more...
    CrazyfatCatLady CrazyfatCatLady
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    My whole life I have always been very slim and never had to worry about putting weight on. I never dieted and didn't do any formal exercise. These past few months however things...
    Pixiepickle89 Pixiepickle89
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I was a young, intelligent, motivated kid growing up aspiring to become a Computer Engineer. But as time passed, problems rose between my parents turning into dark days. I've been...
    SoulMadness SoulMadness
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Asian here. My parents immigrated from the East where there are many abusive parents, South Korea! My parents said they want me to enjoy whatever job I work, plus to live fully...
    cracked8urface cracked8urface
    18-21
    Apr 11
    My childhood was not happy as everyone remembers it but it was full of all the abusive you can imagine which impacted my future and all my life I am trying to run from it and not...
    remains27 remains27
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    Im frustrated, i just lost my huby 45 days back, he died while talking to me in the shower. I got 3 kids age 13 and 10 and im jobless. We planned so much for future and everything...
    jayaselvamoni jayaselvamoni
    41-45, F
    24 Responses Apr 10
    I can't begin to understand for the life of me most things like Life and other things. But I can say what I did somehow figure out. Life is too precious and short to be too much of...
    SMLMystery1 SMLMystery1
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I just needed to vent, the girl ive had the biggest crush on rejected me a couple months ago, it sucks i thought id be over her by now but for some reason all that sadness of...
    Melbourne1992 Melbourne1992
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    Look, I know it can sound completely insane, but it's true. I can be sitting next to someone and hear a rude comment about the person behind us. I can hear other people speaking in...
    Bowties0stuff Bowties0stuff
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I know if I told my friends that I can't get over a certain guy they would flip out but I cant take a guy out of mind even though he has done horrible things in the past.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers, and possible beliefs, and different degrees of...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    i can't decide which is worse, being lied to or finding out that he's playing one person off against another, then throwing one to the lions just because he can. Worse still is...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    The first love is the best love I trust it forever because I got experienced by it when I missed my love i felt something I lost something. My heart didn't say what it was but I...
    Mrsubhash Mrsubhash
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    (I posted this as a comment earlier but ready need some help!!) As a 17 year old girl soon to begin the university application process, in which I will be interviewed a great deal...
    Pheeeb Pheeeb
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 7
    When I say I can't speak my mind... I don't mean I can't stand up for myself because I definitely can! As a 17 year old girl soon to begin the university application process, in...
    Pheeeb Pheeeb
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 7
    Sometimes I honestly hate talking to guy friends of mine and even sometimes laughing with them just because we're having fun. No matter what people will assume we like each other...
    geeeonuh geeeonuh
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    Call you up in the middle of the nightlike a firefly without a lightyou were there like a blowtorch burningI was a key that could use a little turningso tired that I couldn't even...
    LiquidSunshine1 LiquidSunshine1
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    "Off to the races" My old man is a bad man but I can't deny the way he holds my hand And he grabs me, he has me by my heart He doesn't mind I have a Las Vegas past He doesn't mind...
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    going crazy from bein stuck in bed from a car accident a few days ago... i wish i had a girl to take care of me and make me feel better! someone that would watch movies with me and...
    garrett1990 garrett1990
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I honestly don't think my family understands how important college is for me. The minute I sit down to start my assignments, they start bugging me nonstop and if I tell them I'm...
    sweetdalia sweetdalia
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    I think we can be a victim of our circumstances or we can chose to be victorious over what happens. Its our attitude and how we choose to look at things that determines our life...
    Hope4me1970 Hope4me1970
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    It is strange to sit with your mom and she is slowly dying each day . The last days wife and I sat with her while the rest of the family couldn't sit with her because they didn't...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 4
    A bright future can give you a beautiful girl but a beautiful girl can't give you a bright future...
    zafrankhan321 zafrankhan321
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4
    oh my god. i'll start out by stating the reason i can't be with this person. i'm already in relationship. a long term, committed, loving relationship. my boyfriend is just about...
    adele08 adele08
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    I am looking for a great friend. I've had friends but they all seems to have went beyond the repair of friendship. Some I have even ignored their faults or told them what they were...
    NeedaGreatFriend NeedaGreatFriend
    31-35, F
    14 Responses Apr 4
More Stories