How to Do
How to Do Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch, Assisted, Contract-relax
Gently extend your hip until the first resistance barrier is felt, hold for 20-30 seconds.
Next, your 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 a newly acquired range of motion.
Repeat for 2 to 3 reps.
Beginning Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch
Position partner and yourself as pictured.
Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch Movement
1. Lie flat on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground.
2. Lift your right knee toward your chest and hold it with your hands.
3. Slide your left leg out straight.
4. You should feel a stretch in the front of your left hip.
Side Lying Hip Flexor Stretch Benefits
Regular stretches can help keep your hip flexors loose and prevent injuries.
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