Here's What They Never Tell You About Getting Fit.

If you start a fitness program, there's one thing they never tell you:

Exercise is the easy part.

No, working out isn't inherently easy. Getting up early to run is hard sometimes. Going to the studio after a long day at work can be tough. Staying on the mat for a full hour of flexibility training can be difficult. Doing the conditioning and strength building you need for a solid invert is challenging.

Journey to Splits: Weeks 1-8

You know those people who say who say that they used to be flexible as kids, or or that they just "lost their splits" after neglecting them for a while?

I am not one of those people.

(Okay, while I'm sure that I was probably more flexible as a kid, I still was never one of those kids who had amazing splits or anything like that).