Lunging Hip Flexor Stretch (on bench)

Lunging Hip Flexor Stretch (On Bench)

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing away from end of bench. Place one leg back on bench making contact with rear forefoot foot and knee.

Execution

Slowly lunge forward by continuing to bend forward leg. With chest high, straighten hip of rear leg by driving hips down and forward. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite side.

Comments

Legs should be far enough apart to keep knee from traveling too far beyond forward foot. Keep torso upright and forward foot flat on floor. Tensor Fasciae Latae can be emphasized by crossing rear leg inward behind forward leg while keeping hip of rear leg positioned same height of opposite hip.

Muscles

Target

Other (see comment)

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