Bentover Lunging Hip Flexor Stretch

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Instructions

Preparation

Kneel down and position one leg extended behind. Balancing with hands positioned on floor to sides. Rear knee is extended off floor. Body weight is supported on both forefeet.

Execution

Straighten hip of rear leg by pushing hips down and forward. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite side.

Comments

Gluteus Maximus and Adductor Magnus may be mildly stretched if hip of forward leg is fully flexed. Soleus of opposite leg may be stretched if ankle is fully dorsal flexed.

Muscles

Target

Other (see comment)

Bentover Lunging Hip Flexor Stretch

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