Mobility

Side Straddle Stretch

The Side Straddle Stretch is an excellent flexibility exercise that targets your inner thighs and hamstrings. It involves extending your legs out to the sides while seated, reaching toward each foot one at a time. This stretch can be great for loosening up the lower body, improving flexibility, and enhancing your performance in sports and everyday activities.
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Side Straddle Stretch instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Stand up straight with your feet approximately two shoulder-widths apart.
2
Extend your arms out to the sides parallel to the ground.
3
Bend forward at the waist and place your palms or fingertips on the ground.
4
Try to maintain a straight back throughout the process .
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Hold the stretch for about 30-60 seconds, release, and repeat as desired.
Stand up straight with your feet approximately two shoulder-widths apart.
Extend your arms out to the sides parallel to the ground.
Bend forward at the waist and place your palms or fingertips on the ground.
Try to maintain a straight back throughout the process .
Hold the stretch for about 30-60 seconds, release, and repeat as desired.
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