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Stretch the back of the thighs

(1) Starting position

(2) Bend your leg and wrap a towel or training band around your thigh

(3) Straighten your leg and pull the towel or training band towards your upper body

Instructions

(1) Lie down in the supine position with your legs stretched out on an exercise mat. (2) Now, bend one leg at the hip and wrap a towel or training band around your thigh, grabbing one end of it in each hand. (3) Straighten the leg as much as you can, attempting to form a right angle with your upper body at the hip. Next, gently pull the two ends of the towel or training band in the direction of your upper body until you feel a pull in the back of your knee. Perform the exercise with caution and hold this position for 10 seconds. Relax 10 seconds and repeat.

 

Repetition: 3 x 10 seconds per leg

Indication

  • After strenuous walks and long periods of sitting


    Objective

    Stretch the back of the thighs