Soldier Kick (intermittent)

Instructions

Preparation

Stand and step forward with left foot.

Execution

Next step, extend left arm forward while swinging right leg up so foot touches or comes close to hand. Lower right leg, then take two steps, with left and right legs. Repeat with same sequence on opposite side. Continue by alternating between each side followed by double steps until specific distance is covered or desired number of repetitions have been completed.

Comments

This Dynamic Stretch can performed before athletic event or sports training session. Although this dynamic stretch targets the Hamstrings in the raised leg, Iliopsoas is typically stretched in supporting leg due to posterior rotation of hips as leg is raised.

Muscles

Target

Other (see comment)

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