Mobility

Hip Flexor Stretch

Hip Flexor Stretch is a simple and efficient exercise that targets the muscles in the front of the hip and thigh. It is beneficial for increasing flexibility, relieving tightness, and aiding in injury prevention. It can also assist in improving posture and reducing lower back pain. Performing this stretch regularly can immensely aid in enhancing mobility and overall athletic performance.
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Hip Flexor Stretch instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Kneel on your left knee allowing the right foot to be in front of you.
2
Put the palms of your hands on either side of the right foot for support.
3
Lean forward, stretching your left hip toward the floor.
4
Keep your body upright and your back and buttocks muscles relaxed.
5
Switch legs and repeat the same steps to stretch the other side.
Kneel on your left knee allowing the right foot to be in front of you.
Put the palms of your hands on either side of the right foot for support.
Lean forward, stretching your left hip toward the floor.
Keep your body upright and your back and buttocks muscles relaxed.
Switch legs and repeat the same steps to stretch the other side.
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