Standing Psoas Stretch

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Psoas Stretch

This exercise is best for those who have a healthy low back.

Keep the tummy drawn. Should any pain or discomfort be encountered in the knees, shoulders, and/or back during this exercise, discontinue it immediately.

Beginning

Beginning Standing Psoas Stretch

Stand tall with the left foot staggered in front of the right. Roll the shoulders back and press them down towards the floor. Keep the chest high. Suck in the tummy in an attempt to make the navel touch the spine. Turn the right toe slightly inward towards the centerline of the body.

Movement

Standing Psoas Stretch Movement

1. Reach the right arm directly overhead towards the ceiling. Keep your upper arms alongside your ears. Revolve the upper back and shoulders to the left. Squeeze the right hip and hold for 20 seconds. Return to the starting position and repeat for a total of 3 repetitions. Switch sides and repeat.

Benefits

Standing Psoas Stretch Benefits

Psoas-Standing is an intermediate exercise that increases flexibility and improves the range of motion in the muscles that flex the hips.

Exercise Aliases

Psoas Strengthening Exercises, Psoas Stretch, How to Stretch Psoas Muscle


 


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