Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch

STRETCH

How to Do 

How to Do Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch

You may need to explore different hip positions to find tight areas.

Each exercise should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this exercise.

Beginning

Beginning Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch

To get into position lay down on your side. Then move your lower leg forward and allow a bend in your knee to stabilize yourself, then bring your top leg behind your back, and grasp it with your top hand.

Movement

Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch Movement

1. To begin the stretch start to push your hips forward while holding onto your top leg, once you feel a stretch stop and hold that position for 20-30 seconds.

2. Repeat the stretch 2-3 times then switch sides.


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