Standing Hip Flexor Stretch

Standing Hip Flexor Stretch

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing bench or elevated platform, approximately legs length away. Place one foot on bench or platform.

Execution

Slowly lunge forward by bending forward leg. With chest high, straighten hip of rear leg by pushing hips forward. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite side.

Comments

Keep torso upright, close to vertical. Soleus of opposite leg may be stretched if foot is positioned forward and ankle is fully dorsal flexed.

Muscles

Target

Other (see comment)


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