Hip Flexor Quad Stretch

Primary Muscle Group: Quadriceps

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:  Quadriceps

Preparation: Stand with your legs spread far apart with one leg in front of your body and the other directly behind, almost in a scissor type position. Place hands on hips with head and back straight and elbows slightly bent.

Breathing:  Breath normally through the entire stretching movement.

Execution:  Begin the stretch by leaning forward on your leading leg as you bend your knee joint, while keeping your upper torso upright and leaning on your front quadriceps muscle.  Hold the stretch for 20-30 seconds and then repeat on other leg.

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