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Face-the-Wall Hip Flexor Stretch

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps
START: Assume a tall half-kneeling position in front of wall so that your right knee is on the floor and placed just behind your hips. Your left knee is bent 90-degrees with your foot flat on the floor. Keep your shoulders and your hips squared to the wall. Place your left hand on the wall for balance.

MOVEMENT: Grab your right ankle and pull it toward your butt. Squeeze your right glute so you feel a stretch in your right quad. Hold for 30 seconds. Switch leg positions and repeat for your left leg.

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