Side lying hip flexor stretch (assisted, contract-relax)

STRETCH

Preparation:

Position partner and yourself as pictured.

 

How to Do:

  1. Gently extend your hip until the first resistance barrier is felt, hold for 20-30 seconds.
  2. Next, partner should instruct you to contract the hip flexors statically.
  3. Hold at first resistance barrier for 20 to 30 seconds, and then statically contract for 5 to 7 seconds.
  4. Relax and move into newly acquired range of motion.
  5. Repeat for 2 to 3 reps.

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