Hip and Thigh Stretch

IMG_1279

Categories

Level

  • Light

Muscles Involved

  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes

Equipment

  • N/A

Remark or addition

Description

  • Stand tall with your feet approximately two shoulder widths apart
  • Turn the feet and face to the right
  • Bend the right leg so that the right thigh is parallel with the ground and the right lower leg is vertical
  • Gradually lower the body
  • Keep your back straight and use the arms to balance
  • You will feel the stretch along the front of the left thigh and along the hamstrings of the right leg
  • Hold for 30 seconds
  • Repeat 3 times on both sides

Points of attention

  • Keep your back straight
  • Aggressive or hurried stretching can damage muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves, so stretch slowly and with caution.