Hip Flexor – Lying

Hip Flexor – Lying

Difficulty level: Beginner | Muscle Group(s): Hip Flexors, Legs, Quadriceps | Modality: Static

Benefits

  • Stretches the iliopsoas and quadriceps muscles.

Preparation

  • Lie on your side.
  • Bring lower leg forward into triple flexion and grasp the ankle of top leg as shown.

Movement

  • Draw your belly button inward (activating the deep abdominal stabilising mechanism).
  • Tighten glutes and perform a posterior pelvic tilt.
  • Hold for 20-30 seconds, repeat for 2-3 reps.
  • Explore different hip positions to find specific 'tight spots'.