Standing Hip Flexor Stretch

Instructions

Step 1: Use a stair or sturdy object and ensure a wide stance.  

Step 2: Ensure back maintains a neutral position and hips are aligned.

Step 3: Move forward in a horizontal position until a good stretch is felt in the down leg.  Do not lean the shoulder forward from the hips.

Step 4: Make sure to keep back in a neutral position with no leaning forward at the hip and no extension in the low back.

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