What I’m doing in April

You know what’s awesome about 30-day challenges?

They trick you into making commitments.

After my 30-day challenge back in November to work up to 50 push-ups, I kept doing push-ups. I didn’t keep it at 50, but I never stopped.

And man, I look GOOD.

[No photographic evidence available. Please use your imagination instead.]

Anyway, here’s my physical challenge for the month of April:

Doing the splits.

This is my current ability to do splits:

Should probably not try to do splits in very tight pants

I’ve never, ever done the splits before. I haven’t touched my toes since 5th grade. I’m a little nervous for sure, and I don’t want to injure myself. I’m going to stay as safe as possible while trying to push myself. It’s going to be a challenge, especially figuring out the line between committing yourself and not injuring yourself.

Here’s the video that inspired me:

But then I saw this video and got her routine:

And here’s a more in-depth video on how to do it:

So that’s my challenge for April: do the splits. Here goes nothing!


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