Quadriceps stretch

Quad stretch

Quad stretch

Summary:

A  simple standing quadrcieps stretch.

Description:

•  standing on one leg hold onto your other ankle, or onto a towel or belt that is looped around your ankle.

•  keep your spine neutral (no excessive arch in your lower back).

•  gently pull your ankle up bending the knee (pushing hips forward creates a more focused stretch).

•  it is important to hold on to something with your other hand if you have difficulty balancing.

• hold stretch for a minimum of 20 seconds.

Note: you may also perform this stretch lying on your side as an alternative.

 

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