Side lying hip flexor stretch (assisted, contract-relax)
Position partner and yourself as pictured.
How to Do:
- Gently extend your hip until the first resistance barrier is felt, hold for 20-30 seconds.
- Next, partner should instruct you to contract the hip flexors statically.
- Hold at first resistance barrier for 20 to 30 seconds, and then statically contract for 5 to 7 seconds.
- Relax and move into newly acquired range of motion.
- Repeat for 2 to 3 reps.
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